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September 16 - 17, 2015
Arlington, VA
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In 2000, NSF established the Advisory Committee for Environmental Research and Education (AC-ERE). NSF's Director, Dr. Rita Colwell, charged the Committee at its first meeting in October 2000. AC-ERE is to:

· Provide advice recommendations and oversight concerning support for the NSF's environmental research and education portfolio.

· Be a base of contact with the scientific community to inform NSF of the impact of its research support and NSF-wide policies on the scientific community.

· Serve as a forum for consideration of interdisciplinary environmental topics as well as environmental activities in a wide range of disciplines.

· Provide broad input into long-range plans and partnership opportunities.

· Perform oversight of program management, overall program balance, and other aspects of program performance for environmental research and education activities.


To obtain copies of AC-ERE reports, please send an e-mail to ere-info@nsf.gov.


"America's Future: Environmental Research and Education for a Thriving Century" (September 2015)

Executive Summary America's Future: Environmental Research and Education for a Thriving Century (September 2015)

"Transitions and Tipping Points in Complex Environmental Systems" (September 2009)

"Complex Environmental Systems: Pathways to the Future" (March 2005)

Full and Summary reports of "Complex Environmental Systems: Synthesis for Earth, Life, and Society in the 21st Century" (January 2003)

Occasional Papers and Related Reports

"Environmental Cyberinfrastructure: Tools for the Study of Complex Environmental Systems" (May 2003)


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