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Project Title: Advancing Social and Behavioral Science Research and Application within the Weather Enterprise

PIN: DELS-BASCPR-15-04         

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

Sub Unit:
Board on Atmospheric Sciences & Climate
Board on Environmental Change and Society
Board on Human-System Integration

Geller, Laurie

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

Committee Meeting #1
July 27, 2016 - July 28, 2016
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148

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: Erin Markovich


Wednesday, July 27, 2016
1:00 P.M. | Introductions (Committee and guests)

1:15 P.M. | Study Sponsors’ Perspectives on the Committee’s Task

NOAA, Oceanic and Atmospheric Research | John Cortinas & Kim Klockow
NOAA, National Weather Service | Jennifer Sprague
DOT, Federal Highway Administration | Roemer Alfelor

2:45 P.M. | U.S. Government Perspectives on the Committee’s Task

NSF, Division of Social and Economic Sciences | Robert O’Connor
NSF, Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences | Patrick Harr
White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team/GSA | Michael Hand

4:00 P.M. | Break

4:15 P.M. | Weather Enterprise Perspectives on the Committee’s Task

Eastern Research Group, Inc. | Gina Eosco
Global Weather Corporation | William Gail (via WebEx)

5:30 P.M. | Meeting Adjourns

Thursday, July 28, 2016
9:00 A.M. | Baruch Fischhoff


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Ann Bostrom
Bill Hooke
Ray Ban
Ellen Bass
David Budescu
Julie Demuth
Mike Eilts
Rick Nelson
Jackie Snelling
John Toohey-Morales
Joe Trainor
Yvette Richardson (WebEx)
Chuck Manski (WebEx)

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
The Academies structure and process
What do we need to know from the sponsors?
Discussion of Statement of Task and the key issues and questions
Future meetings, workshop, and webinars

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Statement of Task
List of relevant Academies' reports

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: August 2, 2016