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Project Title: Advice to the US Global Change Research Program

PIN: DELS-BASC-11-01         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Board on Atmospheric Sciences & Climate

Purcell, Amanda

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Earth Sciences; Environment and Environmental Studies

Advice to the US Global Change Research Program
August 9, 2011 - August 10, 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: Ricardo Payne
Phone: 202-334-3982
Fax: 202-334-3825


9:45 am Welcome, introductions of guests

10:00 Presentation and discussion about the USGCRP's evolution, structure, strategic planning process

10:45 Break

11:00 Initial discussion of the draft USGCRP strategic plan - general comments and concerns

12:30 Working Lunch

1:30 Continue discussion of the draft strategic plan - section by section review, discuss areas where there are differing opinions

3:00 Discussion with USGCRP representatives about tentative plans for subsequent committee tasks and activities

3:30 Break


3:45 - 5:00 Committee Orientation and development of work plans.

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Warren Washington
Kai Lee
Mark Abbott
Robert Dickinson
Maria Carmen Lemos
Thomas Dietz
Henry Jacoby
Kathleen Tierney
Charles Vorosmarty
Ricard Moss (NRC Cmte on Human Dimensions of Global Change)
Tony Janetos (NRC Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate); [by phone:] Doug Arent
Susan Avery
Camille Parmesan
Gary Yohe.

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
The committee discussed their views of the USGCRP draft strategic planning document, their workplans for moving ahead with a formal review of the document, and their possible subsequent roles in advising the USGCRP.

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: August 19, 2011