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Project Title: A Survey of the Scientific Uses of the Radio Spectrum

PIN: BPAX-L-03-04-A         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Board on Physics & Astronomy DEPS

Lang, David

Subject/Focus Area:
Earth Sciences; Policy for Science and Technology; Space and Aeronautics

Meeting 2
September 29, 2007 - September 30, 2007
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center
100 Academy Dr.
Irvine, California

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Mercedes Ilagan
Phone: 202-334-3520
Fax: 202-334-3575


Survey of the Scientific Use of the Radio Spectrum
Beckman Center of the National Academies, Huntington Room
100 Academy, Irvine, CA 92617

Saturday, September 29, 2007

7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am Committee Discussion Committee
10:00 am Break
10:15 am What are the Big Questions and How Can Radio Telescopes Help to Answer Them? R. Blandford
11:15 am RFI experiences and lessons learned with the ATA G. Bower, UC-Berkeley
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Operational data products and long-term climate information T. Meissner, Remote Sensing Systems, Inc.
2:00 pm RFI mitigation activities at NRAO R. Fisher, National Radio Astronomy Obs.
3:00 pm Break
3:15 pm Trends in the wireless industry D. Roberson, Illinois Institute of Technology
4:15 pm General Discussion
5:00 pm Adjourn for the day
6:00 pm Dinner Blue Coral
451 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Sunday, September 30, 2007

7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am Committee Discussion Committee
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Adjourn

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Marshall H. Cohen
California Institute of Technology
Albin J. Gasiewski
University of Colorado at Boulder
Donald Backer
University of California
James M. Moran
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Darrel Emerson
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Aaron S. Evans
Stony Brook University
Lee G. Mundy
University of Maryland at College Park
Christopher Ruf
University of Michigan
David Kunkee
The Aerospace Corporation
Frederick S. Solheim
Radiometrics Corporation
Steven W. Ellingson
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State
David H. Staelin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Molly K. Macauley
Resources for the Future
Inc. (by phone)
Roberta Balstad
Columbia University
Paul Kolodzy
Kolodzy Consulting

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Draft report outline, subject matter, data-gathering activities, assignments, workplan.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Draft report outline, list of professional society meetings, travel information, first meeting notes, workplan.

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: October 3, 2007