NSF-OSTP Report on Logistical Improvements for Antarctic Science – July 23 Public Briefing
The National Science Foundation and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy are releasing their new report, More and Better Science in Antarctica Through Increased Logistical Effectiveness, by the U.S. Antarctic Program’s Blue Ribbon Panel. At a public briefing to discuss the report will be National Academy of Sciences President Ralph J. Cicerone, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy John P. Holdren, Director of the National Science Foundation Subra Suresh, and Panel Chair Norm Augustine. The new report is a companion to a National Research Council report released last year, Future Science Opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.
The briefing will be held at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, July 23, in the Lecture Room of the National Academy of Sciences building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington D.C. The report is embargoed and not for public release before 2 p.m. EDT on July 23. Reporters who wish to obtain an embargoed copy of the report’s executive summary or to register to attend should contact Debbie Wing at firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. 703-292-5344. Those who cannot attend can watch the live briefing at http://live.science360.gov/antarctica/ or http://www.nationalacademies.org.