28th Carbon Cycle Scientific Steering Group Meeting Announcement

April 28, 2014
Washington, D.C.

The 28th Biannual Meeting of the Carbon Cycle Scientific Steering Group wil be held from May 8 to 9, 2014. Please contact the Program Office for more details on this meeting and read information on the CCSSG here.

Meeting Venue

National Training Center, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1310 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington, VA 22201.

Agenda

DAY 1

8:30 am

Breakfast

All

9 am

Introductions

All

9:10 am

Welcome remarks

CCIWG co-chairs (Nancy Cavallaro and Mike Kuperberg), CCSSG Chair (Dan Brown), Gyami Shrestha

9:20 am

Agency updates

DOE, EPA, NSF, USGS, NIST, NOAA, USDA, NASA

10 am

CCIWG update, incl. 2013 NASA ROSES Carbon Solicitation,  Program Office update

CCIWG co-chairs , Diane Wickland, Gyami Shrestha

10:15 am

SGCCR update

Mike Kuperberg

10:25 am

USGCRP remarks/reporting

Julie Morris

10:45 am

Carbon in the Third National Climate Assessment (Biogeochemistry, Mitigation, Land Use Change etc.)

Fred Lipschultz /NCA CCSSG authors

11:05 am

Observations Interagency Working Group

Pat Jacobberger-Jellision

11:20 am

Break, Q & A discussions on all the above

ALL

11:45 am

Urban Carbon Activity reporting

Paty Romero-Lankao,

Kevin Gurney

12:35 pm

Break-out session  goals  for action – Finalize existing proposals/plans/outlines of proposed activities –

and Break-out topics briefing (< 10 minutes each)

CCIWG co-chairs, Gyami Shrestha,

Arlyn Andrews, Steve Rose, Ken Davis

1 pm

Working Lunch at the meeting venue – Break-outs Discussions will yield

- tentative workshop/white paper deadline(s)

- goal and scope of activity

- target audience

- planning committee names

- draft outline of workshop agenda/white paper

- needs/expectations from the CCIWG

- revisions  in the context of new science and USG policy developments etc.

3 Break-outs – Part 1

- Carbon Observations

- Land Carbon Projections

- Carbon Management and Predictions

- CCIWG members and invited guests are requested to participate in the groups too.

2:10 pm

Break-out groups’ reporting - Part 1 (7 minutes each)

Break-out leads and participants

2:30 pm

An evolving Coupled North Atlantic-Arctic initiative

Debbie Bronk

2:45 pm

Ocean Carbon – Part 1

14:45    EXport Processes in the Ocean from RemoTe Sensing (EXPORTS), Update on OCB activities

 

15:00    An update on the North American Coastal Carbon Synthesis (CCARS)

 

 

Craig Carlson

 

 

Ray Najjar

 

3:15 pm

Break

BREAK

3:30 pm

Ocean carbon – Part 2

15:15    Evaluating Projections of the Ocean’s Role in Climate: Heat & Carbon Uptake by the Southern Ocean

 

15:30    Ocean Acidification IWG Strategic Plan

State Department Meeting

 

Joellen Russell

 

Dwight Gledhill

4:15 pm

Global Carbon Project

Galen McKinley, Gyami Shrestha

4: 30 pm

Q & A, discussions

ALL

5 pm 

ADJOURN Day 1

CCIWG Meeting from 5 to 5:30 pm.


DAY 2

 

8:30 am

Breakfast

All

9 am

CCIWG and CCSSG reflections on Day 1

All

9:15 am

Urban Carbon - CCIWG response

CCIWG

9:30 am

Break-out groups discussions part 2

All

10:15 am

Break-out groups’ reports- part 2 –

(15 minutes each)

Break-out leads and participants

11 am

Next steps ‘Next big Things’

CCIWG guidance, CCSSG commitments

11:15 am

BREAK

BREAK

11:30 am

Reflections on Day 1 & 2, ACTION ITEMS, Time line for ACTION implementation

ALL

12 PM

Member Rotations, Thanks, Final Remarks

CCIWG co-chairs, CCSSG Chair, Gyami Shrestha

12:30 pm

END OF 28th Biannual CCSSG Meeting – THANKS ALL!!

 

 

 

 

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