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Town Hall Meeting: NASA Earth Science Division (ESD)

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Tuesday, 24 January, 6:00–7:30 p.m.; Room 239

This Town Hall Meeting will provide an opportunity for the earth science community to interact with members of the leadership team and staff of the Earth Science Division (ESD) of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. Brief presentations by the ESD leadership will precede a longer opportunity for audience questions. Topics to be addressed in this Town Hall Meeting include scientific accomplishments and programmatic milestones from the past year, current programmatic directions, and NASA’s progress toward implementing the missions identified in the June 2010 report " Responding to the Challenge of Climate and Environmental Change: NASA’s Plan for a Climate-Centric Architecture for Earth Observations and Applications from Space," which incorporates recommendations from the National Research Council’s 2007 Decadal Survey for Earth Science, “Earth Science and Applications from Space: National Imperatives for the Next Decade and Beyond.” Recent developments in the Venture Class program and the nonflight parts of the NASA program (e.g., research and analysis, applied sciences, technology) and NASA's involvement in interagency and international programs will also be reviewed.

For additional information, please contact Jack Kaye (e-mail: jack.kaye@nasa.gov).