Chapman Conference
State-of-the-art in hillslope hydrology

Sunriver Resort - Sunriver, Oregon
October 8-12, 2001
Map to Sunriver



Program

Sunday
Day 0

Monday
Day 1

Tuesday
Day 2

Wednesday
Day 3

Thursday
Day 4

Friday
Day 5

Arrival

Session 1: Controls on water flux and within the soil at the micro-scale Session 2: The patterns and physics of water movement at the hillslope scale

Field trip to H.J. Andrews site

Session 3: Catchment-scale processes and links to stream chemistry Session 4: Scaling hillslope processes for landscape to regional scale modeling

full Day 0 schedule

full Day 1 schedule

full Day 2 schedule

full Day 3 schedule

full Day 4 schedule

full Day 5 schedule




Day 0 (Sunday Oct. 7, 2001)   back to top

 

Time  
All Day Arrival through the afternoon and Check-in at Sunriver Resort
15:00-21:00 Registration
19:00-21:00 Drinks and social hour(s) at the Moosehead bar

Day 1 (Monday Oct. 8, 2001)   back to top

 

9:00-9:15 Welcome by Larry Band and discussion of meeting structure
Session 1: Controls on water flux into and within the soil at the micro-scale
Session Chair: Larry Band
9:15-10:15 Keith Beven, Lancaster University, UK
Where we are at 50 years post Horton: A Conference Primer
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:15 Brent Clothier, DSIR, New Zealand
Water and solute movement at the pedon scale: What is the state of the art?
11:15-12:30 Hannes Flühler, ETH Zurich
Preferential flow from pore to catchment scale
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Session Chair
13:30-14:15 John Selker, Oregon State University
Effects of soil layers on subsurface flow generation
14:15-14:20  Poster Description 
14:20-14:25 Poster Description 
14:25-14:30 Poster Description
14:30-15:00 Moderated Discussion of Day's presentations
15:00-15:20 Break
15:20-17:20 Beer and Posters: Formal Poster Session I
(Poster Authors of group 1 Posters are to be available near their posters)
Evening Session
Session Chair: Jim Buttle
19:30-20:15 Roy Sidle, University of Singapore, Singapore
Hillslope flow paths and geomorphic position
20:15-21:15 Moderated discussion by session chair
Preferential flow - where are we and what do we need to know?
Can we classify soils for preferential flow behavior?
How do we regionalize preferential flow as a way to guide modeling?
21:15-late Beer in the Sunriver lodge

Day 2 (Tuesday Oct. 9, 2001)   back to top

 

Session 2: The patterns and Physics of water movement at the hillslope scale;
                  Input/output and internal flux of water at the hillslope scale
Session Chair: Malcom Anderson
9:00-9:45 Roger Grayson, University of Melbourne, Australia
Patterns of soil moisture at the hillslope scale
9:45-10:30 Dave Montgomery, University of Washington, USA
The Coos Bay Experiment: Water movement on steep hillslopes
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 Chris Duffy, Penn State
TBA
11:45-12:30 Guido Salvucci, BU
Seeking constitutive relationships for hydrology at the hillslope scale
12:30-12:35 Poster description
12:35-12:40 Poster description
12:40-12:45 Poster description
12:45-13:15 Moderated discussion of presentations
13:15-16:00 Lunch and Free Afternoon for Discussions
16:00-18:00 Beer and Posters: Formal Poster Session II
(Poster Authors of Group I Posters are to be available near their poster)
Evening Session  

 

Session Chair:  Roger Grayson

19:30-20:15 Peter Troch, Wagingen University
TBA
20:15-21:15 Moderated discussion by the session chair:

 


 

Day 3 (Wednesday Oct. 10, 2001)   back to top

 

8:00-8:45 Scenic drive to field trip site at H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest
9:00-9:10 Mark Harmon, Oregon State University
The history of the HJ Andrews experimental forest LTER
9:10-9:20 Fred Swanson, USFS 
An overview of hydrological research at HJ Andrews and field trip guide
9:20-9:30 Gordon Grant, USFS
The geomorphic context of Cascade hillslopes
9:30-9:40 Julia Jones, Oregon State University
Forest roads and forest harvesting impacts on hillslope hydrology
9:40-9:50 Sherri Johnson, USFS
The role of hyporheic zone exchanges in steep hillslope zones
9:50-10:00 Kate Lajtha, Oregon State University
How hillslopes control catchment biogeochemistry
10:00-10:10 Dick Iverson, USGS
Debris flow research at the HJ Andrews experimental debris flow facility
10:10-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-16:00 Field tour
16:00-19:00 BBQ Salmon and Beer at the Andrews Picnic shelter
Entertainment: The Rockin' Chairs

 

Day 4 (Thursday Oct.11, 2001)   back to top

 

Session 3: Catchment-scale processes and links to stream chemistry

Session Chair: George Hornberger

9:00-9:45 Jan Seibert, Swedish Agricultural University, Sweden
Conceptually based hydrological and geochemical modeling
9:45-10:30 Jim Buttle, Trent University, Canada
How to reconcile tracer/isotope/hydrometric evidence
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 Rick Hooper, USGS Boston, USA
Hillslope-Riparian-Stream coupling - What do solutes say?
11:45-12:30 Jim Kirchner, UC Berkeley, USA
A multifractal view of hillslopes, stream chemistry to compute flux
12:30-12:35 Poster description
12:35-12:40 Poster description
12:40-12:45 Poster description
12:45-13:15 Moderated discussion of presentations by session chair
13:15-16:00 Lunch and free time for discussions
16:00-18:00 Beer and Posters: Formal Poster Session III
(Poster Authors of Group I Posters are to be available near their poster)
Evening Session

Session Chair: Guido Salvucci

19:30-20:15 Marc Parlange, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Evapotranspiration at the hillslope/catchment scale - patterns of source sink and coupling hillslopes with the atmosphere
20:15-21:30 Moderated Open Discussion
Topics: Distributed vs. Lumped - which for where?
Should we abandon all particle tracking notions?
Uncertainty: something we need to deal with and use to guide
How to include ET in model outputs?

 
Day 5 (Friday Oct. 12, 2001)   back to top

 

Session 4: Representation and parameterization for landscape to regional scale modeling
9:00-9:45 Ross Woods, National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand
MARVEX as a template for the future meso-scale work that explicitly focuses on hillslopes
9:45-10:30 Irene Creed, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Larger scale hydrological-ecological modeling
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 Siva Sivapalen, University of Western Australia, Australia
Hillslope level to meso-scale level integration
11:45-12:30 Guenther Bloschl, Vienna Technical University, Austria
Looking for scale-invariant processes: from point to meso-scale.
12:30-13:00 Moderated discussion of presentations by session chair
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:15 Panel Report: An assessment and retrospective on hillslope hydrology over the last three decades and last few years (plus group discussion)

Retrospective Analysis by:

Malcom Anderson
Tom Dunne 
Mike Kirkby 
15:15-15:45 Moderated open discussions and evaluation of the outcomes and conference wrap-up

Jeff McDonnell

Do we have a robust physical description of how water moves into, through and out of hillslopes in the context of how this information can and should be captured in model formulation, calibration and testing at small to large catchment scales? YES!

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