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Environmental Science And Engineering For The 21st Century: The Role of the National Science Foundation [NSB 00-22, February 2000]
    
CONTENTS



Title Page

NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD

»  NSB Members

»   NSB Committee

Foreword

Acknowledg-
ments


Executive
Summary


1     Introduction

2    The Larger Context

3    Scope of
NSF's Current
Environmental
Activities


4    Input Received About Unmet Needs and Opportunities

5    Findings and
Recom-
mendations


6    Conclusion

References



Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E

Appendix F

Appendix G



Final Page



NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD

The National Science Board (NSB) consists of 24 members plus the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Appointed by the President, the Board serves as the governing board of NSF and provides advice to the President and the Congress on matters of national science and engineering policy.

 

NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD MEMBERS

DR. EAMON M. KELLY
(Chairman), President Emeritus and Professor, Payson Center for International Development & Technology Transfer, Tulane University

DR. DIANA S. NATALICIO
(Vice Chairman), President, The University of Texas at El Paso

DR. JOHN A. ARMSTRONG
IBM Vice President for Science & Technology (Retired)

DR. PAMELA A. FERGUSON
Professor of Mathematics, Grinnell College

DR. MARY K. GAILLARD
Professor of Physics, University of California—Berkeley

DR. SANFORD D. GREENBERG
Chairman & CEO of TEI Industries, Inc.

DR. M.R.C. GREENWOOD
Chancellor, University of California—Santa Cruz

DR. STANLEY V. JASKOLSKI
Vice President, Eaton Corporation

DR. ANITA K. JONES
University Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia

DR. GEORGE M. LANGFORD
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College

DR. JANE LUBCHENCO
Wayne and Gladys Valley Professor of Marine Biology and Distinguished Professor of Zoology, Oregon State University

DR. EVE L. MENGER
Director, Characterization Science and Services, Corning Inc. (Retired)

DR. JOSEPH A. MILLER, JR.
Senior Vice President for R&D and Chief Technology Officer, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Experimental Station

DR. CLAUDIA I. MITCHELL-KERNAN
Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs and Dean, Graduate Division, University of California—Los Angeles

DR. ROBERT C. RICHARDSON
Vice Provost for Research and Professor of Physics, Cornell University

DR. VERA C. RUBIN
Research Staff, Astronomy, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington

DR. MAXINE L. SAVITZ
General Manager, AlliedSignal Inc., Ceramic Components

DR. LUIS SEQUEIRA
J. C. Walker Professor Emeritus, Departments of Bacteriology and Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin—Madison

DR. ROBERT M. SOLOW
Institute Professor Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

DR. BOB H. SUZUKI
President, California State Polytechnic University—Pomona

DR. RICHARD A. TAPIA
Professor, Department of Computational & Applied Mathematics, Rice University

DR. CHANG-LIN TIEN
NEC Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California—Berkeley

DR. WARREN M. WASHINGTON
Senior Scientist and Head, Climate Change Research Section, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

DR. JOHN A. WHITE, JR.
Chancellor, University of Arkansas—Fayetteville

DR. RITA R. COLWELL
(Member Ex Officio and Chair, Executive Committee), Director, National Science Foundation

DR. MARTA CEHELSKY
Executive Officer

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NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD COMMITTEE ON PROGRAMS AND PLANS TASK FORCE ON THE ENVIRONMENT

JANE LUBCHENCO, Chair
 
MARY K. GAILLARD
 
MARY E. CLUTTER
Assistant Director, Biological Sciences, NSF


ROBERT M. SOLOW
 
ROBERT CORELL
Assistant Director, Geosciences, NSF


WARREN M. WASHINGTON
 
PENELOPE FIRTH, Executive Secretary
 
JOHN A. ARMSTRONG, ex officio,
Chairman, Committee on Programs and Plans

EAMON M. KELLY, ex officio
Chairman, National Science Board

RITA R. COLWELL, ex officio
Director, National Science Foundation

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