his report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the NRC's Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their participation in their review of this report:
DOUG ARENT, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
DONALD F. BOESCH, University of Maryland
VIRGINIA BURKETT, U.S. Geological Survey
ROBERT DICKINSON, The University of Texas at Austin
DAVID GOLDSTON, Natural Resources Defense Council
DENNIS HARTMANN, University of Washington
JEANINE A. JONES, California Department of Water Resources
THOMAS R. KARL, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
ARTHUR LEE, ChevronTexaco Corporation, San Ramon
GERALD A. MEEHL, National Center for Atmospheric Research
JERRY M. MELILLO, Marine Biological Laboratory
WILLIAM D. NORDHAUS, Yale University
ARISTIDES A.N. PATRINOS, Synthetic Genomics, Inc.
ORTWIN RENN, Institute of Management and Technology
RICHARD RICHELS, Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.
THOMAS C. SCHELLING, University of Maryland
ROBERT H. SOCOLOW, Princeton University
AMANDA STAUDT, National Wildlife Federation
MICHAEL TOMAN, The World Bank
JOHN M. WALLACE, University of Washington
Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations nor did they see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Andrew Solow (Marine Policy Center) and Robert Frosch (Harvard
University). Appointed by the National Research Council, they were responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.
Institutional oversight for this project was provided by:
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