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Science for Decisionmaking : Coastal and Marine Geology at the U. S. Geological Survey.

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 1999Copyright date: ©1999Description: 1 online resource (124 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780309593526
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Science for Decisionmaking : Coastal and Marine Geology at the U. S. Geological SurveyDDC classification:
  • 551.4608072073
LOC classification:
  • QE76 -- .S35 1999eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Science for Decisionmaking -- Copyright -- Preface -- Contents -- Executive Summary -- THE VALUE OF UNDERSTANDING GEOLOGIC PROCESSES AND THE ROLE OF THEU.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY -- FUTURE CHALLENGES -- ROLE OF THE CMGP IN MEETING THE CHALLENGE -- IMPLEMENTING CHANGE -- 1 Introduction -- THE VALUE OF UNDERSTANDING GEOLOGIC PROCESSES -- ROLE OF THE USGS -- THE GEOLOGIC DIVISION -- THE COASTAL AND MARINE GEOLOGY PROGRAM -- INTENT OF THIS STUDY -- SCOPE OF THIS REPORT -- 2 The Coastal and Marine Geology Program -- THEMES OF THE CMGP -- Theme 1: Environmental Quality and Preservation -- Subtheme 1: Pollution and Waste Disposal -- Subtheme 2: Fragile Environments -- Subtheme 3: Marine Reserves and Habitats -- Theme 2: Natural Hazards and Public Safety -- Subtheme 1: Coastal and Nearshore Erosion -- Subtheme 2: Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Landslides -- Theme 3: Natural Resources -- Subtheme 1: Water Resources (Coastal Aquifers) -- Subtheme 2: Marine Mineral Resources -- Subtheme 3: Energy Resources -- Theme 4: Information and Technology -- Subtheme 1: Systematic Mapping of the Coast and Seafloor -- Subtheme 2: Coastal and Marine Information Bank -- Subtheme 3: Assessments and Evaluation of the Information Bank -- Subtheme 4: Technology and Facilities -- THE COMMITTEE'S FINDINGS -- 3 Future Program Emphasis -- THE GEOLOGIC STRUCTURE OF THE CONTINENTAL MARGINS OF THE UNITED STATES -- Province 1- The Pacific Northwest -- Province 2- Central and Southern California -- Province 3- Western and Central Gulf Coast -- Province 4- Florida Platform -- Province 5- East Coast -- Province 6- The Great Lakes -- Province 7- Alaska -- Province 8- Tropical Island Province -- GRAND CHALLENGE 1: ESTABLISH THE GEOLOGIC FRAMEWORK OF THE U.S. COASTAL AND MARINE REGIONS.
GRAND CHALLENGE 2: DEVELOP A NATIONAL KNOWLEDGE BANK ON THE GEOLOGIC FRAMEWORK OF THE COUNTRY'S COASTAL AND MARINE REGIONS -- GRAND CHALLENGE 3: DEVELOP A PREDICTIVE CAPABILITY BASED ON AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE GEOLOGIC FRAMEWORK OF THE U.S. COASTAL… -- 4 The Federal Role -- DEVELOPING NEAR-TERM FOCUS -- Shoreline Change and Sediment Dynamics -- Coastal Hazards -- Coastal Water Quality -- Continental Margin Habitat Mapping and Changes -- Overall -- ROLE OF CMGP IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT -- CONFIRMING THE NICHE FOR CMGP -- Collaboration with Federal Agencies -- Collaboration with State Agencies -- Collaboration with Other USGS Programs and Divisions -- 5 Program Plan Recommendations -- DEVELOPING A STRATEGIC PLAN -- VALUE OF STRONG LEADERSHIP -- Limitations of the Present Organizational Structure -- Suggested Improvements -- Advisory Council -- Program Director -- MAINTAINING SCIENTIFIC EXCELLENCE -- Balance Between Full-time and Term Appointments -- Budget -- Technological Advances -- PARTNERSHIPS -- Collaboration at the Program Level -- Collaborations at the Individual Scientist Level -- ENSURING RELEVANCE TO REGIONAL AND NATIONAL GOALS -- References -- APPENDIXES -- APPENDIX A Committee and Staff Biographies -- COMMITTEE MEMBERS -- STAFF -- APPENDIX B -- APPENDIX C Selected Responses to USGS Staff Questionnaire and Clients and Collaborators Questionnaire -- 1) Scientific Problems -- 2) Products and Services -- 3) CMGP's Niche -- 4) CMGP's Organization -- Resource (people and products) sharing between field centers, GD programs, and other USGS divisions -- Cost of CMGP products and services to outside clients -- Hiring procedure and criteria (e.g., world-class, specialty, term appointments) -- Staff personal growth opportunities -- Staff evaluation criteria and reward system -- Staff recognition outside USGS -- Publication policies.
APPENDIX D The Relation Between the USGS Geologic Division Goals and the Coastal and Marine Geology Program -- REVIEW OF THE GEOLOGIC DIVISION'S GOALS AND THEIR IMPACT ON CMGP -- RELATION OF CMGP THEMES AND SUBTHEMES TO THE GEOLOGIC DIVISION SCIENCE GOALS -- APPENDIX E Summary Budget Data -- APPENDIX F The U.S. Geological Survey Coastal and Marine Geology Program Program Planning, Decision Process, and Operations -- PROGRAM PLANNING-FIVE-YEAR NATIONAL COASTAL AND MARINE GEOLOGY PLAN -- BUDGET PLANNING -- DEVELOPMENT OF THE ANNUAL PROGRAM PROSPECTUS -- EVOLVING COMPOSITION OF THE PAC -- CMGP ANNUAL PROJECT BRIEFINGS -- ANNUAL CALENDAR FOR SCIENCE PLANNING IN THE GEOLOGIC DIVISION, INCLUDING CMGP.
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Science for Decisionmaking -- Copyright -- Preface -- Contents -- Executive Summary -- THE VALUE OF UNDERSTANDING GEOLOGIC PROCESSES AND THE ROLE OF THEU.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY -- FUTURE CHALLENGES -- ROLE OF THE CMGP IN MEETING THE CHALLENGE -- IMPLEMENTING CHANGE -- 1 Introduction -- THE VALUE OF UNDERSTANDING GEOLOGIC PROCESSES -- ROLE OF THE USGS -- THE GEOLOGIC DIVISION -- THE COASTAL AND MARINE GEOLOGY PROGRAM -- INTENT OF THIS STUDY -- SCOPE OF THIS REPORT -- 2 The Coastal and Marine Geology Program -- THEMES OF THE CMGP -- Theme 1: Environmental Quality and Preservation -- Subtheme 1: Pollution and Waste Disposal -- Subtheme 2: Fragile Environments -- Subtheme 3: Marine Reserves and Habitats -- Theme 2: Natural Hazards and Public Safety -- Subtheme 1: Coastal and Nearshore Erosion -- Subtheme 2: Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Landslides -- Theme 3: Natural Resources -- Subtheme 1: Water Resources (Coastal Aquifers) -- Subtheme 2: Marine Mineral Resources -- Subtheme 3: Energy Resources -- Theme 4: Information and Technology -- Subtheme 1: Systematic Mapping of the Coast and Seafloor -- Subtheme 2: Coastal and Marine Information Bank -- Subtheme 3: Assessments and Evaluation of the Information Bank -- Subtheme 4: Technology and Facilities -- THE COMMITTEE'S FINDINGS -- 3 Future Program Emphasis -- THE GEOLOGIC STRUCTURE OF THE CONTINENTAL MARGINS OF THE UNITED STATES -- Province 1- The Pacific Northwest -- Province 2- Central and Southern California -- Province 3- Western and Central Gulf Coast -- Province 4- Florida Platform -- Province 5- East Coast -- Province 6- The Great Lakes -- Province 7- Alaska -- Province 8- Tropical Island Province -- GRAND CHALLENGE 1: ESTABLISH THE GEOLOGIC FRAMEWORK OF THE U.S. COASTAL AND MARINE REGIONS.

GRAND CHALLENGE 2: DEVELOP A NATIONAL KNOWLEDGE BANK ON THE GEOLOGIC FRAMEWORK OF THE COUNTRY'S COASTAL AND MARINE REGIONS -- GRAND CHALLENGE 3: DEVELOP A PREDICTIVE CAPABILITY BASED ON AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE GEOLOGIC FRAMEWORK OF THE U.S. COASTAL… -- 4 The Federal Role -- DEVELOPING NEAR-TERM FOCUS -- Shoreline Change and Sediment Dynamics -- Coastal Hazards -- Coastal Water Quality -- Continental Margin Habitat Mapping and Changes -- Overall -- ROLE OF CMGP IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT -- CONFIRMING THE NICHE FOR CMGP -- Collaboration with Federal Agencies -- Collaboration with State Agencies -- Collaboration with Other USGS Programs and Divisions -- 5 Program Plan Recommendations -- DEVELOPING A STRATEGIC PLAN -- VALUE OF STRONG LEADERSHIP -- Limitations of the Present Organizational Structure -- Suggested Improvements -- Advisory Council -- Program Director -- MAINTAINING SCIENTIFIC EXCELLENCE -- Balance Between Full-time and Term Appointments -- Budget -- Technological Advances -- PARTNERSHIPS -- Collaboration at the Program Level -- Collaborations at the Individual Scientist Level -- ENSURING RELEVANCE TO REGIONAL AND NATIONAL GOALS -- References -- APPENDIXES -- APPENDIX A Committee and Staff Biographies -- COMMITTEE MEMBERS -- STAFF -- APPENDIX B -- APPENDIX C Selected Responses to USGS Staff Questionnaire and Clients and Collaborators Questionnaire -- 1) Scientific Problems -- 2) Products and Services -- 3) CMGP's Niche -- 4) CMGP's Organization -- Resource (people and products) sharing between field centers, GD programs, and other USGS divisions -- Cost of CMGP products and services to outside clients -- Hiring procedure and criteria (e.g., world-class, specialty, term appointments) -- Staff personal growth opportunities -- Staff evaluation criteria and reward system -- Staff recognition outside USGS -- Publication policies.

APPENDIX D The Relation Between the USGS Geologic Division Goals and the Coastal and Marine Geology Program -- REVIEW OF THE GEOLOGIC DIVISION'S GOALS AND THEIR IMPACT ON CMGP -- RELATION OF CMGP THEMES AND SUBTHEMES TO THE GEOLOGIC DIVISION SCIENCE GOALS -- APPENDIX E Summary Budget Data -- APPENDIX F The U.S. Geological Survey Coastal and Marine Geology Program Program Planning, Decision Process, and Operations -- PROGRAM PLANNING-FIVE-YEAR NATIONAL COASTAL AND MARINE GEOLOGY PLAN -- BUDGET PLANNING -- DEVELOPMENT OF THE ANNUAL PROGRAM PROSPECTUS -- EVOLVING COMPOSITION OF THE PAC -- CMGP ANNUAL PROJECT BRIEFINGS -- ANNUAL CALENDAR FOR SCIENCE PLANNING IN THE GEOLOGIC DIVISION, INCLUDING CMGP.

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