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Committee on Programs and Plans - National Science Board

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National Science Foundation
December 9, 2009
8:05 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Room 1235

Open Session: 8:05 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  1. Approval of August 2009 and September 2009 CPP Minutes

  2. Committee Chairman's Remarks
      Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, CPP Chairman
    • Proposed Revision – Transmitting DRB Packages to NSB

  3. Discussion Items: Proposed Revisions to "Annual Timeline for Integration of Board MREFC Process with NSF Budget Process" (September 2006) and Proposed Modification to "Setting Priorities for Large Research Facility Projects supported by the NSF" (September 2005)

  4. NSB Information Item: National Ecological Observatory Network

  5. NSB Information Item: Plans for Integration and Recompetition of the EAR Solid Earth Deformation Facilities

  6. Subcommittee on Polar Issues (SOPI):
      Dr. Jon Strauss, SOPI Chairman
      Dr. Joan Frye, SOPI Executive Secretary

    1. SOPI Chairman's Remarks
    2. Director's Report—Office of Polar Programs (OPP)
    3. Arctic Sea Ice update
    4. NSF at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC): Conference of the Parties (COP15) in Copenhagen, Denmark, December 2009
    5. Report from Board Members on Travel to the Antarctic
    6. NSB Information Item: IceCube O&M Renewal

Closed Session: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

  1. Committee Chairman's Remarks

  2. Subcommittee on Polar Issues (SOPI):
      Dr. Jon Strauss, SOPI Chairman
      Dr. Joan Frye, SOPI Executive Secretary

    1. NSB Information Item: Arctic Logistics in Support of Research Contract

  3. NSB Action Item: Award for the Operations of the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) and the Cornell Electron Storage Ring (CESR)


Sonya Mallinoff
Executive Secretary


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