Decadal Survey Community Forums

Commercial/Non-Governmental Inputs on Decadal Survey Study Participation Requested

The NASA Earth Science Division (ESD) is seeking new ways to leverage the work and ideas in the non-governmental/private sector regarding possible approaches to address recommendations of the 2017 Earth Science and Applications from Space Decadal Survey.

Through Request for Information (RFI) NNH18ZDKL, NASA solicits inputs from industry and other non-governmental organizations about the ways in which they wish to be substantively involved in NASA’s ongoing architecture studies for Decadal Survey-recommended “Designated Observable” observing systems.

As NASA is initiating the observing system studies soon after the start of FY2019, interested parties are urged to respond to the RFI as soon as possible so that their inputs will have maximum impact on the studies’ structures and approaches.

Decadal Survey Community Forums

As we work toward implementation of the new 2017 Decadal Survey, “Thriving on Our Changing Planet: A Decadal Strategy for Earth Observations from Space,” we are developing mechanisms for communicating progress with you and for hearing any questions that you may have for our further consideration.

We invite you to join us for the next Community Forum on Thursday, March 12, 2020, so that we can give you an update on the approach, timing and opportunities to engage with this process. The meeting will be from 1 to 3 p.m.  This meeting will be virtual only.

ESD Decadal Survey Community Forum

Thursday, March 12, 2020
1:00-3 p.m. | Eastern Time 
Dial In:
Teleconferenece Toll-Free Number: 800-369-1949; Toll (International): 517-308-9360
Participant Code: 4877306
Meeting number: 908 731 466
Meeting password: KiMPw3J$

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During the forum we will provide an update on the strategic implementation of the 2017 ESAS, with particular emphasis on the “new” program element identified as the Designated Observables (DOs). ESD is seeking new ways to leverage the work and ideas in the non-governmental/private sector to contribute possible approaches that may address the designated observables recommendations in the 2017 ESAS in order to increase mission/observing system capability and/or to reduce costs.

Community forum presentations and other supporting materials will be made available online as they become available.

This is part of a continuing series of Community Forums planned to keep the Earth Science community in the loop as we develop specific approaches for implementing Decadal Survey’s recommendations. For information on the Decadal, upcoming Community Forums, and to provide written feedback please refer to our Decadal Surveys web page.

WebEx and dial-in information will be posted here prior to the meeting. Information regarding future Community Forums will be posted here as soon as it is available.