Full Committee Hearing -Monitoring, Measurement and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions II: The Role of Federal and Academic Research and Monitoring Programs

2318 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Apr 22, 2009 10:00am to 12:00pm

Opening Statements

Full Committee Ranking Member Ralph Hall (R - TX)



Dr. Alexander “Sandy” MacDonald, Director, Earth Systems Research Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Dr. Beverly Law, Professor, Global Change Forest Science, Oregon State University, and Science Chair, AmeriFlux Network

Dr. Richard Birdsey, Project Leader, Climate, Fire, and Carbon Cycle Science, USDA Forest Service, and Chair, Carbon Cycle Scientific Steering Group

Dr. Michael Freilich, Director, Earth Science Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Ms. Dina Kruger, Director, Climate Change Division, Office of Atmospheric Programs, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Dr. Patrick D. Gallagher, Deputy Director, National Institute of Standards and
Technology (NIST)

Dr. Albert J. Heber, Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Director,
Purdue Agricultural Air Quality Laboratory, Purdue University, and Science Advisor,
National Air Emission Monitoring Study