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UPDATE:  A notice on the committee’s website states that this meeting has been cancelled (probably due to the temporary government shutdown that occurred January 20-22).


Original Entry: The NASA Earth Science Advisory Committee will meet January 24-25, 2018 at NASA HQ in Washington, DC.  The meeting on January 24 is 8:30 am – 5:00 pm ET and on January 25 is 8:30 am – 3:00 pm ET.

Details on the meeting and how to listen to it remotely by WebEx and telecon are in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below;

SUMMARY:  In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as 
amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 
announces a meeting of the Earth Science Advisory Committee. This 
Committee reports to the Director, Earth Science Division, Science 
Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters. The meeting will be held for 
the purpose of soliciting, from the scientific community and other 
persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program 

DATES:  Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and Thursday, 
January 25, 2018, 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Local Time.

ADDRESSES:  NASA Headquarters, Room 6H41, 300 E Street SW, Washington, 
DC 20546.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: KarShelia Henderson, Science Mission 
Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-2355, 
fax (202) 358-2779, or khenderson@nasa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public up to 
the capacity of the meeting room. This meeting is also available 
telephonically and by WebEx. You must use a touch-tone phone to 
participate in this meeting. Any interested person may dial the USA 
toll free number 1-888-677-3055 or toll number 1-517-623-4737, passcode 
2652931, for both days. The WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/; the 
meeting number on January 24 is 993 357 092, password is Z5PHUHx* (case 
sensitive); and the meeting number on January 25 is 993 289 715, 
password is 7Ysvs4S* (case sensitive). The agenda for the meeting 
includes the following topics:

--Earth Science Division Update
--Earth Science Decadal Survey
--Earth Science Division Approaches for International Coordination
--Evolution of the Earth Science Division Airborne Science Program
--Ensuring High Impact Research in the Earth Science Division

    Attendees will be requested to sign a register and to comply with 
NASA Headquarters security requirements, including the presentation of 
a valid picture ID to Security before access to NASA Headquarters. 
Foreign nationals attending this meeting will be required to provide a 
copy of their passport and visa in addition to providing the following 
information no less than 10 days prior to the meeting: Full name; 
gender; date/place of birth; citizenship; passport information (number, 
country, telephone); visa information (number, type, expiration date); 
employer/affiliation information (name of institution, address, 
country, telephone); title/position of attendee. To expedite 
admittance, attendees with U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents (green 
card holders) are asked to provide full name and citizenship status no 
less than 3 working days in advance by contacting KarShelia Henderson 
via email at khenderson@nasa.gov or by fax at (202) 358-2779. It is 
imperative that the meeting be held on this date to accommodate the 
scheduling priorities of the key participants.


January 24, 2018 @ 8:00 am
January 25, 2018 @ 10:00 pm