March Council Meeting Agenda

Meeting Agenda 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)

  1. Welcome, agenda review, introductions (Geoff) 5 minutes

  2. Council operations update & budget update(Zach) 15 minutes

  3. Prep for 2018 Exec. Comm. Meeting(Geoff/Zach)15 minutes

  4. Council discussion/approval of peer review committee formation.(Scott)30 minutes

  5. Substantive project updates:Status and next steps(Leads)30 minutes

  6. 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).