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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
April 20, 2017 - April 21, 2017
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148

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to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Rita Gaskins
Phone: 202-334-3512
Fax: 202-334-3825


Meeting of the Committee to Advise the USGCRP

April 20-21, 2017

National Academy of Sciences Building
ROOM 125
2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC



8:00 AM Breakfast available outside meeting room


8:30 AM Welcome and introductions Warren Washington, Committee Chair
Kai Lee, Committee Vice Chair

8:45 AM Updates on USGCRP Strategic Planning and Coordination Ann Bartuska, SGCR Chair


9:45 AM Updates on USGCRP Assessment Activities David Reidmiller, NCA Director
• The Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4)
• Global and Regional Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States
• Climate Science Special Report
• Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR-2)
• Sustained Assessment updates


10:45 AM Break

11:00 AM Updates on Recent and On-going National Academies Activities Amanda Staudt
• Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide
• Developing a Research Agenda for Carbon Dioxide Removal and Reliable Sequestration
• Anthropogenic Methane Emissions in the United States
• Sustaining Ocean Observations to Understand Future Changes in Earth's Climate
• Grand Challenges in Environmental Engineering
• Science Breakthroughs 2030: A Strategy for Food and Agricultural Research
• Decadal Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space
• Climate Change at the National Academies


12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM Resilience Enterprise: Providing useful information and engaging with users
[Overview of selected relevant activities; discussion on lessons learned and ways for USGCRP to engage/leverage assets]
• “Resilience Dialogues” and related activities
• NAS Resilient America Roundtable Lauren Alexander Augustine
• DHS First Responders Group / Flood Apex Program Dan Cotter
• Other participants TBD


2:45 PM Break

3:00 PM Emerging Science Areas & Research Needs for the USGCRP

4:00 PM Planning for Future Activities for the Advisory Committee


5:00 PM Adjourn

FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017



Topic: USGCRP Advisory Committee Meeting
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 8:30 am, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Meeting Number: 748 926 391
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