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OPP Office Advisory Committee


June 10-11, 1999 • Room 1235

Thursday, June 10, 1999
Time Topic OAC Lead NSF/OPP Staff
8:30 Welcome
Approval of Minutes
Stephanie Pfirman  
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OPP Update

  • Agenda for the meeting
  • New OAC Charter
  • Budget
  • Arctic Logistics/ Environmental Observatories
  • Competitions: USAP, drilling, Arctic logistics
Stephanie Pfirman Karl Erb
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9:10 COV Response —
OPP Update
William Green Erick Chiang
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OPP Planning Issues –
Part 1

  • Long Range Planning
  • Instrumentation Development Initiative
  • Candidate Outyear Projects
  • Antarctic Science
William Green Karl Erb
Dennis Peacock
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10:30 Break    
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OPP Planning Issues –
Part 1

  • Arctic Science
  • Antarctic Infrastructure
Mary Albert Thomas Pyle
Erick Chiang
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12:00 Lunch    
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Distribution of Federal Research Funds

  • Institution type
  • Grant size and duration
Julius Jackson Maryellen Cameron
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1:30 GPRA Julius Jackson Altie Metcalf
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2:45 Break    
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OPP Planning Issues –
Part 2
(NSF-wide activities)

  • The Information Age: IT2


Douglas MacAyeal


Bob Borchers
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OPP Planning Issues –
Part 2
(NSF-wide activities) (continued)

  • 21st Century Workforce


Patricia Cochran


Norman Fortenberry
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International Science

  • Arctic Council

  • NSB Task Force on International Issues in Science and Engineering
Patricia Cochran


Maryellen Cameron

Karl Erb
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4:45 Break    
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5:00 Discussion with NSF Director Rita Colwell Stephanie Pfirman  
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5:45 Adjourn    
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6:00 Reception, Room 755    

Friday, June 11, 1999
Time Topic OAC Lead NSF/OPP Staff

Integrating Research and Education in OPP

  • Polar Regions: Special Needs, Special Opportunities

  • College of Rural Alaska

  • Life Science Course in McMurdo


Michael Prentice


Fae Korsmo

Invited Guest:
Dr. Donal Manahan, USC
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9:00 Break    
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9:30 Biocomplexity in the Environment (NSF-wide activity)

NSB Task Force on the Environment and Other Environmental Science Topics

  • Arctic Contaminants
Stephanie Pfirman Linda Duguay

Penny Firth

Jane Dionne
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10:00 Lunch    
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New Business

  • Other Issues from OAC Members
  • Dates for Fall Meeting
  • Other Business
Stephanie Pfirman  
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2:30 Adjourn    

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