BASC Fall Meeting 2018Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate
November 29, 2018 - November 30, 2018
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave NW Washington DC 20418
Please note that you will need to register separately for each day of the two-day meeting. Space is limited.
REGISTER FOR NOVEMBER 29. See agenda below.
REGISTER FOR NOVEMBER 30. Joint session with the Water Science and Technology Board, Connecting Climate, Weather, and Water: Status, Challenges, and Needs for Seasonal-to-Subseasonal Forecasting for Water Use and Management. See the registration page for the agenda.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2018
NAS ROOM 280
Airborne Facilities in Support of Atmospheric and Climate Research
- Learn about federally supported suborbital airborne facilities and plans for the next decade.
- Consider the opportunities presented by new airborne facilities, including UAVs, and how investments in these new technologies might affect the overall portfolio.
- Discuss interagency coordination in deployment of these facilities to meet research objectives related to atmospheric and climate sciences.
1:00 PM: Future Opportunities and Challenges for Suborbital Facilities in Support of Atmospheric and Climate Research--Steve Wofsy, Harvard
1:30 PM: Panel--Moderator: Shuyi Chen, UW
- Vanda Grubisic, National Center for Atmospheric Research
- Jim McFadden, NOAA
- Sally McFarlane, DOE
- Jack Kaye, NASA
3:00 PM: Break
Understanding and Forecasting Air Quality Impacts of Wildfire
- Learn about air quality impacts of recent wildfires, both in the immediate vicinity of fires and in areas downwind.
- Understand what information about air quality impacts of wildfires is available and desired to address public health needs.
- Discuss efforts to improve our understanding and forecasts of air quality impacts from wildfires.
3:30 PM: Overview--A.R. (Ravi) Ravishankara, Colorado State
3:45 PM: Panel --Moderator: A.R. (Ravi) Ravishankara, Colorado State
- Emily Fischer, Colorado State
- Pete Lahm, USFS
- John Hall, Joint Fire Science Program, BLM
- Susan Anenberg, George Washington University
- Kirk Baker, EPA
5:30 PM: Adjourn