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Feb 4: Science Flash Update with Rep. Joe Neguse

Updated: Feb 9, 2021

CO-LABS has organized a conference call for U.S. Representative Joe Neguse (CO CD-2) to hear from several federally-funded research labs in Colorado. The themes for this call are related to 1) research around climate change, extreme weather, and related environmental assessments with relevance to the Biden Administration’s stated climate change policy vision; and 2) advanced digital communications technology research.

February 4, 2021

2:00 - 3:00 PM MST

Agenda with speaker and lab info (PDF):

.21 Rep Neguse Lab Update agenda and

A recording of the call is available on our News Page or download the mp3 file of the call

· Welcome by U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse, staff and Dan Powers, CO-LABS · Remarks by research lab Directors and Scientists

· Questions and Remarks by Rep. Neguse and Staff


Antonio J. Busalacchi (at minute 9:48) President, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)

UCAR Transition Document 2021
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Everette Joseph (at 15:55) Director, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

Chris McKay (at 25:21)

Operations Manager, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)

Christian Kummerow (at 30:51)

Professor, Dept. of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University

Director, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA)

Margaret A. Tolbert (at 36:28)

Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry, CU Boulder –

Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)

Presentation slides as discussed on the call:

2.4.21 CIRES Neguse call slides
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David W. Fahey PhD (at 42:19) Director of the Earth System Research Laboratories (ESRL)

Director of the ESRL Chemical Sciences Laboratory National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marla L. Dowell, PhD (at 51:37) Director, Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL) and Boulder Laboratory National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

NIST’s Metrology for Communications projects - PDF

NIST CTL Metrology for Communications
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Potential "spectrum collisions" re: 5G rollout - PDF

NASCTN 1 Pagers_5G Testbed and 24GHz
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Andrew Thiessen (at 1:01: 22) Division Chief, Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS) National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Presentation slides as discussed on the call:

2.4.21 NTIA ITS Rep Neguse call slides
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