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Project Title: Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta

PIN: DELS-WSTB-09-09         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Water Science and Technology Board

Policansky, David

Subject/Focus Area:
Agriculture; Biology and Life Sciences; Environment and Environmental Studies; Policy for Science and Technology

Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta
June 1, 2011 - June 2, 2011
Sacramento, CA

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: Ellen de Guzman
Phone: 202-334-1704
Fax: 202-334-1961


Committee on Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta
Location: Le Rivage Hotel
4800 Riverside Boulevard. Sacramento, CA 95822 Phone 916.443.8400
Fax: 916.706.3384

Registration for this meeting is closed.

June 1st, 2011

Open Session (Lucca Room)

9:00 am-Welcome and Introduction R. Huggett

9:10 am-Progress on the BDCP and California’s related activities in restoring the Bay-Delta ecosystem; how the NRC committee can “best inform the development of the BDCP,” as required by its statement of task
Gerald Meral, Deputy Secretary, California Resources Agency

9:40 am-EPA’s Water Quality Programs in the Delta
Karen Schwinn, Associate Director, Water Division, EPA Region 9, U.S. EPA

10:25 am-Break

10:40 am-The art and science of integrated water resource planning under uncertainty David H. Blau, Senior Water Resource Planner

11:25 am-Changes in the lower trophic levels of the upper estuary (up to zooplankton) with some links to fish
Wim Kimmerer, San Francisco State University

12:25 pm-Lunch

1:25 pm-Updates on Scientific Activities in the Bay Delta DOI, NOAA, and California agencies

2:25 pm-Open microphone

3:15 pm-Adjourn open session

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
1. Huggett
2. Anderson
3. Campana
4. Dunne
5. Gilbert
6. Giorgi
7. Klein
8. Miller
9. Monismith
10. Obeysekera
11. Pfeffer
12. Reed
13. Rose
14. Tullos
15. Vaux

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
1. Discussion of Day 1 Open sessions.
2. Review of draft report.
3. Deliberation of findings and recommendations.
4. Make writing assignments and set deadlines.
5. Prepare for next meeting.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: