Marquette University and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in water chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


ROBERT K. DAVIS has most recently been associated with the Institute of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado. He is the former head of the Economic Staff in the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior. His fields of research include natural resource economics, environmental policy analysis, water resources planning, and methods of benefit-cost analysis. His Ph.D. thesis is widely considered the first publication on contingent valuation, a method in wide use today to quantify environmental benefits and damages. Dr. Davis has served as an adviser to foreign governments, has served in faculty positions at several universities, and has served on the staff of Resources for the Future. Dr. Davis received his B.S. and his M.S. degrees from Ohio State University and his M.P.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University.


LEO M. EISEL is a principal engineer at Brown and Caldwell in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Eisel has more than 29 years of experience with water rights and water resources. He is the former director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, the Illinois Division of Water Resources, and the U.S. Water Resources Council. He is also a past president of McLaughlin Water Engineers in Denver. Dr. Eisel has served on several National Research Council committees and has served as a member of the NRC’s Water Science and Technology Board. He received his Ph.D. degree in engineering from Harvard University.


STEPHEN W. FULLER is a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University. Dr. Fuller’s fields of research focus on transportation, marketing, and international trade issues, with an emphasis on the economics of Mississippi River waterway transportation. Dr. Fuller served on the NRC Committee on Freight Transportation Needs for the 21st Century. He is author of 280 refereed journal articles and reports that focus on agricultural transportation and marketing issues. Dr. Fuller has been honored five times by the Transportation Research Forum for his research by receiving the Outstanding Paper in Rural Transportation Award. Dr. Fuller received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in agricultural economics and his Ph.D. degree in economics, all from Kansas State University.


GERALD E. GALLOWAY is vice president of the Enterprise Engineering Group at the Titan Corporation in Arlington, Virginia. Dr. Galloway is a former secretary of the U.S. Section of the International Joint Commission. Dr. Galloway has served as a consultant on water resources engineering and



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