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Project Title: A Decadal Strategy for Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics)

PIN: DEPS-SSB-10-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Aeronautics & Space Engineering Board DEPS
Space Studies Board DEPS

Charo, Art

Subject/Focus Area:
Space and Aeronautics

A Decadal Strategy for Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics)
February 1, 2011 - February 3, 2011
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

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: Linda Walker
Phone: (202) 334-3477


This meeting is closed in it's entirety.

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Dan Baker
Thomas Zurbuchen
Brian Anderson
Steven Battel
James Drake
Len Fisk
Sarah Gibson
Micheal Hesse
Todd Hoeksema
Mary Hudson
David Hysell
Thomas Immel
Justin Kasper
Ramon Lopez
Howard Singer
Harlan Spence
Edward Stone

In addition
we had Dick Mewaldt
Spiro Antiochos
Jeff Forbes
Jim Clemmons
Michelle Thomsen
Mike Wiltberger
and Kristina Lynch.

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Topics discussed:
o Reports from the 3 survey study panels
o Reports from the 5 survey working groups
o Review of “Bretherton Diagrams” for Earth system science and discussion of utility for developing a similar diagram for solar and space physics
o Review of panel science priorities and panel-supported concepts to address these priorities
o Vote on concepts to be go forward for preliminary cost and technical analysis by Aerospace Corp.
o Discussion of NASA and NSF solar and space physics initiatives
o Plans for next meeting

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
No Outside materials were distributed.

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: September 12, 2011