This student workshop is part of the Future of Environmental Decisions Series.

Since 2008, ESA has worked with several partner organizations to ensure continental-scale science reaches the diverse faculty and students in the undergraduate and graduate community.

To learn more about this series, visit the program website at:

This workshop is organized by:

Office of Education & Diversity Programs


A tentative agenda for the workshop is as follows:

Sunday, June 2, 2013
All Student workshop participants arrive
Introduction to program participants & committee members, and of the facilities
Monday, June 3, 2013
Introduction to NEON, watershed concepts, the Chesapeake Bay, qGIS, pre-workshop assignments and working groups.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Joint Workshop Time, Case Studies on socioeconomic issues related to the environment and natural resource use & Working Groups.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
R/V Rachel CarsonField trip to University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.
Visit research labs and mobile facilities.
Cruise along the Patuxent River estuary aboard the R/V Rachel Carson.
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Joint Workshop Meeting time, Career Panel discussion & Working Groups.
Friday, June 7, 2013
Final Presentations & Workshop wrap-up.