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CPP Task Force on Hurricane Science and Engineering


The National Science Board (NSB, the Board) should take action, in collaboration with NSF management and other organizations in the U.S. and abroad, to accomplish the following for hurricane related science and engineering research exclusive of operational decision making, organized civil response and human health issues: (a) summarize current activities, (b) identify gaps and opportunities, and (c) recommend priorities for action within a national agenda. more...
Discharged Nov 2006

Task Force Members

Co-Chairman: Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier
Dr. Kenneth Ford
Members:   Dr. Daniel Hastings
Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman
Dr. Alan Leshner
Executive Secretary: Dr. Russell Moy

Related Materials

Hurricane Science and Engineering Topic Page (final report, background materials)

January 24, 2006 Hurricane Science and Engineering Workshop Agenda [PDF]

February 7, 2007 Hurricane Science and Engineering Workshop Agenda [PDF]

April 18, 2006 Hurricane Science and Engineering Workshop Agenda [PDF]

Hurricane Science and Engineering Task Force - Towards a National Agenda for Hurricane Science and Engineering - Summary Workshop Notes of the National Science Board Office [PDF]

September 29, 2006 - Media Advisory - National Science Board Recommends Major New National Initiative in Hurricane Science and Engineering

Calendar year financial losses due to hurricanes and earthquakes in the U.S. [PDF]

Respondents who Provided Public Comments on the Draft Report


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