Appendix B

Oral Presentations and Written Statements Submitted to the Committee

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

The following individuals made presentations to the Committee on Future Roles, Challenges, and Opportunities of the USGS:

Allison, Lee Utah State Geologist, Utah Geological Survey; Alpine, Andrea Western Regional Director, USGS; Babbitt, Bruce Secretary of the Interior, Department of the Interior; Baker, D. James Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Co-chair, Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, National Science and Technology Council; Baron, Jill Research Ecologist, Midcontinent Ecological Science Center; USGS; Bartolino, James Project Chief, Middle Rio Grande Project, USGS; Bernknopf, Richard Economist, National Mapping Division, USGS; Betancourt, Julio Paleoecologist, University of Arizona, Desert Laboratory; Bohlen, Steve Associate Chief Geologist, Gelogic Division, USGS; Boyd, Wilbert (Rocky) Project Manager, Natural Resources Research Center, U.S. Forest Service; Burkardt, Nina Social Science Analyst, Midcontinent Ecological Science Center, USGS; Cain, Doug Subdistrict Chief, Pueblo, Colorado; Campbell, David Research Hydrologist, Water Resource Division, USGS; Carr, Michael H. Research Geologist, Astrogeology Group, Menlo Park, USGS; Casadevall, Thomas Acting Director, USGS; Cloern, James Physical Scientist, Water Resources Division, National Research Program, Western Division, USGS; Cluff, Lloyd Manager, Geosciences Department, Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Cole, James Geologist, Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program, USGS; Coplen, Tyler Research Chemist, Water Resource Division, USGS; Corell, Robert Assistant Director for Geoscience, National Science Foundation; Cowart, Vicki State Geologist and Director, Colorado Geological Survey; Daniel, Dick Assistant Director for CALFED Ecosystem Restoration Branch; Davis, James California State Geologist;



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FUTURE ROLES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Appendix B Oral Presentations and Written Statements Submitted to the Committee ORAL PRESENTATIONS The following individuals made presentations to the Committee on Future Roles, Challenges, and Opportunities of the USGS: Allison, Lee Utah State Geologist, Utah Geological Survey; Alpine, Andrea Western Regional Director, USGS; Babbitt, Bruce Secretary of the Interior, Department of the Interior; Baker, D. James Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Co-chair, Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, National Science and Technology Council; Baron, Jill Research Ecologist, Midcontinent Ecological Science Center; USGS; Bartolino, James Project Chief, Middle Rio Grande Project, USGS; Bernknopf, Richard Economist, National Mapping Division, USGS; Betancourt, Julio Paleoecologist, University of Arizona, Desert Laboratory; Bohlen, Steve Associate Chief Geologist, Gelogic Division, USGS; Boyd, Wilbert (Rocky) Project Manager, Natural Resources Research Center, U.S. Forest Service; Burkardt, Nina Social Science Analyst, Midcontinent Ecological Science Center, USGS; Cain, Doug Subdistrict Chief, Pueblo, Colorado; Campbell, David Research Hydrologist, Water Resource Division, USGS; Carr, Michael H. Research Geologist, Astrogeology Group, Menlo Park, USGS; Casadevall, Thomas Acting Director, USGS; Cloern, James Physical Scientist, Water Resources Division, National Research Program, Western Division, USGS; Cluff, Lloyd Manager, Geosciences Department, Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Cole, James Geologist, Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program, USGS; Coplen, Tyler Research Chemist, Water Resource Division, USGS; Corell, Robert Assistant Director for Geoscience, National Science Foundation; Cowart, Vicki State Geologist and Director, Colorado Geological Survey; Daniel, Dick Assistant Director for CALFED Ecosystem Restoration Branch; Davis, James California State Geologist;

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FUTURE ROLES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology; Dennehy, Kevin Supervisory Hydrologist, NAWQA, USGS; Dennis, John Chief, Natural Systems Management Office, National Park Service; Dieterich, James Director, Earthquake Hazards Program, USGS Western Region; Donnelly, Jay Managing Editor, National Atlas, USGS; Dyer, Russ Project Manager, Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Office, Department of Energy; Eisner, Rich Regional Administrator, Governor's Office of Emergency Services Coastal Region; Fenn, Dennis Chief, Biological Resource Division, USGS; Fenves, Gregory PEER Department of Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley; Fouch, Thomas Associate Chief Geologist for Central Region, USGS; Gautier, Donald Chief Scientist, Western Earth Surface Processes Team, Menlo Park, USGS; Gaydos, Len Leader, Earth Resources Observation Systems-Ames Research Group, Menlo Park, USGS; Glauthier, T.J. Associate Director for Natural Resources, Energy and Science, White House Office of Management and Budget; Green, Kass President, Pacific Maderian; Groat, Charles G. Director, USGS; Gunderson, Linda Associate Chief, Geologic Division, USGS; Hampton, Monty Geologist, Coastal and Marine Geology Team, Menlo Park, USGS; Hazeltine, Susan Deputy Chief Biologist for Science, Biological Resources Division, USGS; Henyey, Thomas Science Director, Southern California Earthquake Center; Hester, David Cartographer, Rocky Mountain Mapping Center, USGS; Hill, David Chief Scientist,Long Valley, Volcano Hazards Program, USGS; Hirsch, Robert Chief Hydrologist, Water Resource Division, USGS; Horak, William Colorado District Chief, Water Resources Division, USGS; Houseknecht, David Energy Resource Program Coordinator, USGS; Howell, David Geologist, Western Earth Surface Processes Team, Menlo Park, USGS; Hsieh, Paul Hydrologist, Water Resources Division, Menlo Park, USGS; Hunter, Don Ecologist; Midcontinent Ecological Science Center, USGS; Iverson, Richard Hydrologist, Cascades Volcano Observatory, USGS; Jancaitis, Jim Senior Program Advisor, National Mapping Division, USGS; Karl, Herman Geologist, Western Regional Coastal and Marine Geology Team, Menlo Park, USGS; Kelmelis, John Associate Chief Scientist, National Mapping Division, USGS; Klein, Mary Director, Fish and Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University; Knopf, Fritz Senior Scientist, Midcontinent Ecological Science Center, USGS; Koleis, Marvin Office of Energy Management, Colorado Department of Local Affairs; Kurath, Gail Senior Scientist, Western Fisheries Research

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FUTURE ROLES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Center, USGS; Lang, Larry Chief of Flood Control and Flood Plain Management, Colorado Conservation Board; Leahy, P. Patrick Chief Geologist, Geologic Division, USGS; Lester, David Executive Director, Council on Energy Resources Tribes; Mallard, Gail Associate Chief Hydrologist, Water Resources Division, USGS; McGregor, Bonnie Associate Director for Science, USGS; McMahon, Peter Research Hydrologist, USGS; Miller, William National Hazards Information Center; Mladinich, Carol Project Member, Front Range Infrastructure Project, USGS; Nielson, Dianne Executive Director, Utah Department of Environmental Quality; Perciasepe, Robert Assistant Administrator for Water, Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President; Perkins, Jeanne Earthquake Program Manager, Association of Bay Area Governments; Phillips, Scott Hydrologist, Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem Program, USGS; Pielke, Roger Professor, Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University; Plummer, Neil Hydrologist and Senior Scientist, Water Resources Division, USGS; Posey, Harry Environmental Protection Specialist, Colorado Department of Natural Resources, Colorado Division of Minerals and Geology; Posson, Doug Director for Central Region, USGS; Ray, Pulak Chief Geologist, Minerals Management Service; Rogers, John Deputy Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Romanowitz, Barbara Seismological Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley; Rossmeissl, Hedy Assistant Chief, National Mapping Division; Ryan, Barbara Associate Director for Operations, USGS; Savage, William (Woody) Pacific Gas and Electric, Geosciences Department; Schaefer, Mark Deputy Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, Department of the Interior; Shea, Pat Director, Bureau of Land Management; Shevock, Jim Associate Pacific West Regional Director, National Park Service; Smith, Larry Director, Water Resources Division, Sacramento, USGS; Stalnaker, Clair Fish and Wildlife Biologist, Midcontinent Ecological Science Center, USGS; Stendell, Rey Director, Midcontinent Ecological Science Center, USGS; Stohlgren, Thomas Ecologist, Midcontinent Ecological Science Center, USGS; Testa, Steve Chairman, Testa Environmental Corporation; Tilling, Robert Chief, Volcano Hazards Team, Menlo Park, USGS; Tonnessen, Kathy Ecologist, Air Resources Division, National Park Service; Tosta, Nancy Director, Forecasting and Growth Strategy, Puget Sound Regional Council; Wilson, Clark Program Scientist, Geodynamics and Geopotential, National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Witherbee, Kermit Group Supervisor, Branch of

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FUTURE ROLES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Fluid Minerals, Bureau of Land Management; Witmer, Richard Chief Geographer, USGS; Wondra, Phil Deputy Regional Chief Biologist, Central Region, USGS; Zavoli, Walt Vice President, Research and Development, Etak Inc. WRITTEN STATEMENTS Blockstein, David Senior Scientist, Committee for National Institute for the Environment; Bredehoeft, John Consultant/Principal, The Hydrodynamics Group; Duffy, Christopher J. Group Member, Computing, Information, and Communications (CIC7), Los Alamos Laboratory; Ferry, John M. President, Mineralogical Society of America; Hood, Laura Conservation Planning Program Manager, Defenders of Wildlife; Kesler, Stephen Professor, Geological Sciences, University of Michigan; McKee, Lance Vice President, Corporate Communications, Open GIS Consortium, Inc.; Paul, Ellen Executive Director, The Ornithological Council; Reimer, G. Michael; Rittmann, Bruce E. Acting Director, Institute for Resources and Environmental Geoscientist; Saperstein, Lee Chair, Board on Natural Resources; Scalet, Charles G. President, National Association of University Fisheries and Wildlife Programs, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries; Shaffer, Mark Vice President for Program, Defenders of Wildlife; Smith, James UPS Foundation Visiting Professor, Stanford University; Spirakis, Charles Golden, Colorado; Tubbesing, Susan Executive Director, Earthquake Research Institute.