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Carbon Monitoring System (CMS) Community Forum Agenda
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria, VA
Meeting Room: Plaza A&B

Public comments and community feedback on the NASA Carbon Monitoring System Scoping Study Workshop Final Report are solicited at a Community Forum on Wednesday afternoon.

This Carbon Monitoring System (CMS) Session will update the scientific and policy/decision-making communities on the status of NASA's CMS Flux and Biomass Pilot Initiatives, as well as results from the CMS Science Definition Team on CMS application requirements development.  The largest portion of the session is devoted to break-out sessions on the 1) Science and 2) Policy issues related to Carbon Monitoring. These sessions are part of an on-going effort to leverage NASA science and technology capabilities for scientific discovery and the most beneficial use to policy and decision-makers.


2:00 PM   CMS Program Motivation, Scope, & Status (Jack Kaye) (15 min) [presentation]
2:15 PM   Biomass Pilot Update (Project Scientist) (15 min) [presentation]
2:30 PM   Flux Pilot Update (Project Scientist) (15 min) [presentation]
2:45 PM   CMS Policy-End User/System Design Study (Molly Brown, Molly Macauley, Riley Duren) (15 min) [presentation]
3:00 PM   Discussion 1 - Policy and Decision Support
What can CMS do for you? (Ed Sheffner - moderator; with Molly Macauley, Tony Janetos, Scott Goetz, Mike Gunson, Watson Gregg) (90 min)
4:30 PM   BREAK (30 min)
5:00 PM   Discussion 2 - Developing Science Capability and Needs
Feedback on the Scoping Study Final Report (Scott Denning, Steve Lohrenz) (90 min)

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