The Leadership Group, comprised of the following individuals, is currently planning NCSE's 13th National Conference on Science, Policy, and the Environment: Disasters and Environment: Science, Preparedness, and Resilience:
Director, Office of Policy and Program Analysis, FEMA
Associate Provost for Marine
and Environmental Initiatives and Executive Director, Harbor Branch
Oceanographic Institute, Florida
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Environmental Observation and
Prediction, Deputy Administrator and Chief Scientist(Acting), NOAA
Represented by David Applegate, Associate Director for Natural Hazards, USGS and Lucy Jones, Science Advisor for Risk Reduction, SAFRR Project, USGS
Represented by Margaret A. Davidson, NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management Acting Director, and Emily Wallace, NOAA
Assocation of America
Director, Natural Environment
and Climate Issues, World
Managing Partner and Director,
Proteus Environmental Technologies
Director, Hazards & Vulnerability Institute, University of South Carolina
Conference Chair and Executive
Interview with Margaret Davidson, NOAALast Updated on 2012-07-19 00:00:00
Click below to listen to Ed Saltzberg's interview with Margaret A. Davidson, NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management Acting Director, and member of the conference leadership committee. Dr. Saltzberg is Managing Director of the Security and Sustainability Forum.
Before joining NOAA, Margaret A. Davidson was executive director of the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium from 1983 to 1995. She also served as special counsel and assistant attorney general for the Louisiana Department of Justice.
An active participant in coastal resource management issues since 1978, Davidson earned her juris doctorate (J.D. degree) in natural resources law from Louisiana State University. She later earned a master's degree in marine policy and resource economics from the University of Rhode... More »
Community Resilience: A Cross-Cultural StudyLast Updated on 2012-07-17 00:00:00
Click here to read the report, "Community Resilience: A Cross-Cultural Study," based on the 2008 meeting co-hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Fetzer Institute.
Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy TechnologiesLast Updated on 2012-07-16 00:00:00
Click here to read the recently released National Academies report titled "Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy Technologies."
Authors include the Committee on Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy Technologies, the Committee on Earth Resources the Committee on Geological and Geotechnical Engineering, the Committee on Seismology and Geodynamics, the Board on Earth and Sciences and Resources, the Division on Earth and Life Studies, and the National Research Council.