received a number of honors, including the E.O. Lawrence Award in Environmental Science and Technology, the Gustavus John Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest, the United Nations Earth Day International Award, and the Ledley Prize for Most Valuable Contribution to Science by a Member of the Faculty, Harvard University. He is a member of numerous professional societies and scientific boards. Dr. Anderson holds a Ph.D. in physics/astrogeophysics from the University of Colorado.
Gregory H. Canavan is currently the senior scientific advisor for defense programs at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, where he works on remote sensing from small satellites for defense and civil applications. Previously, he has served as assistant physics division leader at Los Alamos, in the Physics Division for Advanced Concepts, as Director of the Department of Energy's Office of Inertial Fusion, and as a White House fellow. He has performed studies of strategic defense, limited defenses, and advanced conventional defenses for the White House Science Council and has served on the Offense-Defense Working Group of the Presidential Commission of “Discriminate Deterrence,” on the Steering Group of the U.S. Department of Defense Midcourse Sensor Study, and as deputy chief to the Staff Group to the Chief of Staff for the U.S. Air Force, from which he retired as a colonel in 1979. Dr. Canavan was a charter member of the Defense Technology Panel of the White House Science Council and the Directed Energy Panel of the Strategic Defense Advisory Committee and is a member of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He holds a B.S. in mathematics from the U.S. Air Force Academy, an M.B.A. from Auburn University, and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in applied science from the University of California, Davis-Livermore.
Robert Costanza is a professor at the Center for Environmental Science and the Biology Department at the University of Maryland and director of the University of Maryland's Institute for Ecological Economics. His research focuses on ecological-economic modeling on local, regional, and global scales. The president and cofounder of the International Society for Ecological Economics, Dr. Costanza serves as chief editor of its membership journal, Ecological Economics. He was a Pew scholar from 1993 to 1996 and has received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Society for Conservation Biology, a Kellogg National Fellowship, the National Wildlife Federation Outstanding Publication Award, and the German Marshall Fund travel award. Dr. Costanza holds an M.A. in architecture and urban and regional planning and a Ph.D. in systems ecology, environmental engineering sciences, from the University of Florida.
W. Lawrence Gates is director of the Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California and