Tahoe Science Advisory Council
Wednesday March 7, 2018
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences, first floor Rm 119
291 Country Club Drive
Incline Village, NV 89451
Expected participants: Sudeep Chandra (UNR), Scott Tyler (UNR), Alan Heyvaert (DRI), Adam Watts (DRI), Geoff Schladow (UCD), Steve Sadro (UCD), Max Moritz (UCB), John Melack (UCSB), Pat Manley (PSW), Ramon Naranjo (USGS), Ed Parvin (USGS), Todd Ferrara (CNRA), Zach Hymanson (CNRA), My-linh Nguyen (NDEP), Alison Toy (UCD)
Welcome, agenda review, introductions (Geoff) 5 minutes
Council operations update & budget update(Zach) 15 minutes
Prep for 2018 Exec. Comm. Meeting(Geoff/Zach)15 minutes
Council discussion/approval of peer review
committee formation.(Scott)30 minutes
Substantive project updates:Status and next steps(Leads)30 minutes
Council member updates on relevant science topics (All) 20 minutes
Science Advisory Council meeting adjourns ~12 PM. Project workgroup meetings can occur as needed.
Projects are: 1) criteria for evaluation of redundant threshold standards (lead: Ramon); 2) data specifications for use in adaptive management (lead: Alan); 3) evaluation of options for organizing the threshold evaluation system (lead: Pat); 4) technical evaluation of VMT standard (lead: Marc); 5) technical evaluation of SEZ standards (lead: Steve); 6) examination of ecological impacts from sustainable recreation (lead: Zach); 7) Decision support framework (lead: Geoff).