Program – Online Meeting

Below is an outline of the scheduled events. All times are in Pacific Daylight Time.

Monday, June 15 | Zoom Meeting

Session RecordingA password is required to view recordings. The password is the same as the one for the meeting, which can be found in your Zoom registration confirmation email. If you need assistance with the password, please email qrc@uw.edu.

Time Description
10:00am Welcome and Logistics
10:05am UW Welcome: Lisa Graumlich, Dean of the College of the Environment
10:10am AMQUA Welcome: Tom Lowell, President
Plenary Session 1: Ancient/Environmental DNA
10:15am Mary Edwards, Southampton U.K.
“Late-Quaternary floristic change revealed by ancient sedimentary DNA: successes and challenges.”
10:30am Q & A
10:35am Sarah Crump, U. of Colorado
“Ancient DNA in lake sediment reveals High Arctic greening during the Last Interglacial.”
10:50am Q & A
Plenary Session 2: Cryosphere
10:55am Marcus Lofverstrom, U. Arizona
“The importance of Arctic gateways for Northern Hemisphere glacial inception.”
11:10am Q & A
11:15am Joe Licciardi, U. New Hampshire
“Timing and patterns of late Pleistocene mountain glaciation in the western United States.”
11:30am Q & A
11:35am Discussion session
12:00pm End of session

Tuesday, June 16 | Earth Science Publishing in the 21st Century – a workshop for scientists at all stages of their careers, hosted by Quaternary Research & Cambridge University Press

Session RecordingA password is required to view recordings. The password is the same as the one for the meeting, which can be found in your Zoom registration confirmation email. If you need assistance with the password, please email qrc@uw.edu.

Time Description
10:00am Daily Welcome and Orientation
10:05am Introduction
Format of Workshop; Panelists and Cambridge Representatives
10:10am Brief Introduction to Quaternary Research – Derek Booth
10:15am Presentation by QR Editors – “Essentials of Publishing”
10:45am Moderated Panel Discussion
Questions for the Panel to be submitted via Zoom’s Chat feature; Key questions are selected offline by a helper and submitted to the Panel via the session moderator.
11:30am Wrap Up
Key takeaways from the workshop; Invitation to submit to QR.
12:00pm End of session

Wednesday, June 17 | Zoom Meeting

Session RecordingA password is required to view recordings. The password is the same as the one for the meeting, which can be found in your Zoom registration confirmation email. If you need assistance with the password, please email qrc@uw.edu.

Time Description
10:00am Daily Welcome and Orientation
10:05am Poster Session 1: Lightning Talks

Some posters require a password to view. The password is the same as the one for the meeting, which can be found in your Zoom registration confirmation email.

10:25am Discussion
Plenary Session 3: Floods
10:35am Alan Gillespie, Dave Montgomery & Mike Wiedmer, U. Washington
“Testing the Matanuska, Alaska, Post-Glacial Megaflood Hypothesis.”
10:50am Q & A
10:55am Sam Munoz, Northeastern U.
“High magnitude floods in the late Holocene: insights from muds and models.”
11:10am Q & A
11:15am Brandon Curry, Illinois State Geological Survey
“Large pre- and post-LGM floods, south-central Laurentide Ice Sheet: from source to sink.”
11:30am Q & A
11:35am Discussion session
12:00pm End of session
AmQua Business Meeting: Diversity and Inclusion in the Quaternary Sciences
Session Recording (coming soon!)
1:00pm AmQua Business
1:15pm Panel: Diversity and Inclusion in the Quaternary Sciences

Moderator: Julie Brigham-Grette, U. Mass

Panel:

  • Rachel Bernard (Amherst, lead author of Bernard & Cooperdock 2018 Nature Geosciences)
  • Christine Y. Chen (O.K. Earl Postdoctoral Fellow at Caltech, 2016 National Geographic Young Explorer)
  • Blair Schneider (Kansas, AdvanceGEO)
  • Aradhna Tripati (UCLA, Director and Founder of the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science)
2:30pm End of AmQua Business Meeting Session

Thursday, June 18 | Zoom Meeting

Session Recording (coming soon!)

Time Description
10:00am Daily Welcome and Orientation
10:05am Poster Session 2: Lightning talks

Some posters require a password to view. The password is the same as the one for the meeting, which can be found in your Zoom registration confirmation email.

10:25am Discussion
Plenary Session 4: Paleo Sea Levels, Paleoceanography, and Paleohydrology
10:35am Peter Clark, Oregon State U.
“Reconstructions of Changes in Global and Regional Temperature and Global Sea Level for the Last 5 Myr.”
10:50am Q & A
10:55am Tripti Bhattacharya, Syracuse U.
“Climate Change and the North American Monsoon: Lessons from Quaternary paleoclimates.”
11:10am Q & A
11:15am Adam Hudson, USGS
“A tale of (at least) two lakes: tracking highstands and hydroclimate across the western U.S. during the last deglaciation.”
11:30am Q & A
11:35am Discussion session
12:00pm End of session

Friday , June 19 | Zoom Meeting

Session Recording (coming soon!)

Time Description
10:00am Daily Welcome and Orientation
Plenary Session 5: Paleoenvironments and People
10:05am Jay Quade, U. Arizona
“Megalakes in the Sahara and How Green was Green?”
10:20am Q & A
10:25am Jessica Tierney, U. Arizona
“The Last Glacial Maximum revisited: New perspectives from paleoclimate data assimilation.”
10:40am Q & A
10:45am Julie Brigham-Grette, U. Mass Amherst
“Beringia as the Arctic Pacific Gateway – Interglacial intensity since the Pliocene and Why its Sea Level History just got Thorny.”
11:00am Q & A
11:05am Loren Davis, Oregon State U.
“Evidence of Early Human Occupation at the Cooper’s Ferry site, Idaho and implications for the Peopling of the Americas.”
11:20am Q & A
11:25am Discussion session
11:50am Closing Remarks: Jack Williams, AMQUA President elect
12:00pm End of Conference
Invitation to AMQUA’s In-Person Meeting, June 16-19, 2021