not have been produced without the support of professional staff from the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine, in particular Deborah Stine, who drafted the chapters and refined them based on panel discussions and conclusions. The report was greatly improved by the diligent work of its editor, Roseanne Price. In addition, invaluable support was provided by Marion Roberts and Ruth Danoff.
The panel would also like to thank the following people, who made presentations at panel meetings: Linda Stuntz, Department of Energy; David Montgomery, Congressional Budget Office; and Richard Morgenstern, Alex Cristofore, Mike Shelby, and Paul Schwengels, all of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
While the members of the Adaptation Panel are responsible for this report, it would not have been produced without the support of staff from the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy. Rob Coppock, Nancy A. Crowell, Lawrence E. McCray, Roseanne Price, and Marion Roberts were indispensable. The panel appreciates the contribution of Scott Becvar of the University of Illinois. It is also grateful for presentations by the following persons: Ronald Benioff and Joel B. Smith of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and Michael D. Bowes, Pierre R. Crosson, Joel Darmstadter, William E. Easterling III, and Kenneth D. Frederick of Resources for the Future.