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Project Title: Anthropogenic Methane Emissions in the United States: Improving Measurement, Monitoring, Reporting, and Development of Inventories

PIN: DELS-BASCPR-15-05         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Board on Atmospheric Sciences & Climate
Board on Energy & Environmental Systems DEPS
Board on Earth Sciences & Resources
Board on Environmental Studies & Toxicology

Thomas, Katherine C

Subject/Focus Area:
Agriculture; Earth Sciences; Energy and Energy Conservation; Environment and Environmental Studies; Surveys and Statistics; Transportation and Infrastructure

Anthropogenic Methane Emissions in the United States - First Meeting
January 25, 2017 - January 26, 2017
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: Michael Hudson
Phone: 202-334-2583


CLOSED SESSION (8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET)
OPEN SESSION (1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. ET)

•Clearly understand the needs, perspectives, and expectations of the study sponsors.
o More clearly understand perspectives of report sponsors – what are the most important issues to be covered in the report?
o Explore nuances of committee’s task – what should be included in report?
o What is hoped for out of study – both as a direct deliverable and what would “success” look like?

•Explore the committee’s task with other stakeholders:
o What issues are important to other communities?
o How might this study be the most useful to the broader community?
o What are the methane measurement and monitoring needs?
o What is needed to improve methane inventories?

1:30 P.M. Introductions (Committee and guests) Jim White
Committee Chair

1:45 P.M. Study Sponsors’ Perspectives on the Committee’s Task

2:45 P.M. Discussion

3:30 P.M. Break

4:00 P.M. Other Perspectives on the Committee’s Task

4:30 P.M. Updates on Related Activities

5:00 P.M. Discussion

5:30 P.M. Adjourn for the Day

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: