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Project Title: A Survey of the Active Scientific Use of the Radio Spectrum

PIN: DEPS-BPA-10-04         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
DEPS Board on Physics & Astronomy

RSO:
Lang, David

Subject/Focus Area:
Earth Sciences; Engineering and Technology; Math, Chemistry and Physics; Policy for Science and Technology


A Survey of the Active Scientific Use of the Radio Spectrum
November 14, 2013 - November 15, 2013
Day 1: Beckman Center
Day 2: Hyatt Regency Irvine


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: david lang
Email: dlang@nas.edu
Phone: 2023342395
Fax: 2023343575


Agenda:

NOTE (9/12/2013): This is a preliminary, draft agenda and is subject to change.


NRC ACTIVE SENSING COMMITTEE

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Location: Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, 100 Academy Dr, Irvine, CA 92617

All presentation titles below are provisional and only intended to be placeholders
* speaker to be confirmed

CLOSED SESSION
8:30 a.m. Breakfast available
9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks Fawwaz Ulaby, Chair
9:15 Summary of the observations and conclusions from the last meeting (45 min)
David Lang, NRC
10:00 Summary of the RFI Workshop
(including discussion) (45 min) Al Gasiewski and Mike Spencer, Committee members

OPEN SESSION
10:45 Break
11:00 European perspective on user requirements and associated applications for future spaceborne SAR systems
(including discussion) Kostas Papathanassiou,
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
12:00 p.m. Working lunch
1:00 Polarimetric radar: science applications, frequency usage, interference issues
(including discussion) Kurt Hondl, NOAA
1:45 Atmospheric radar: science applications, frequency usage, interference issues
(including discussion) Bob Palmer,
Committee member
2:30 Break
2:45 Ionospheric radar: science applications, frequency usage, interference issues
(including discussion) Bill Bristow,
Committee member
3:30 Radar astronomy: science applications, frequency usage, interference issues
(including discussion) Don Campbell,
Committee member
4:15 General discussion
5:00 Break for working dinner
6:00 Working dinner Location TBD
8:00 Adjourn for the day


Friday, November 15, 2013
Location: Hyatt Regency Irvine, 17900 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92614

OPEN SESSION
8:30 am Breakfast
9:00 The economic issues of spectrum sharing
(including discussion) Coleman Bazelon,
Committee member

CLOSED SESSION
9:45 Discussion of the meeting’s talks and
implications for the study
10:30 Break
10:45 Discussion of the report outline and report writing assignments
11:30 Discussion of the next meeting: topics and speakers
12:00 pm Working lunch
1:00 Adjourn meeting



Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Fawwaz Ulaby
University of Michigan
Susan Avery
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (remotely)
Coleman Bazelon
The Brattle Group
William Bristow
U. Alaska-Fairbanks
Donald Campbell
Cornell University
Marie Colton
NOAA /GLERL
Sandra Cruz-Pol
U. Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
Lennard Fisk
U. Michigan
Albin Gasiewski
U. Colorado-Boulder
Jeffrey Herd
MIT Lincoln Lab
Paul Kolodzy
Kolodzy Consulting
Robert Palmer
U. Oklahoma
Dean Paschen
First RF Co.
Michael Spencer
JPL

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Summary of the observations and conclusions from the last meeting; Summary of the RFI Workshop; Discussion of the meeting’s talks and implications for the study; Discussion of the report outline and report writing assignments; Discussion of the next meeting: topics and speakers; Discussion of the fourth meeting: timing.


The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
none

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: November 21, 2013