1.  

Which agency(ies) provided resources? (circle all that apply)

a.)  

National Science Foundation

b.)  

Office of Naval Research

c.)  

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

d.)  

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

e.)  

Department of Energy

f.)  

Environmental Protection Agency

g.)  

USGS

h.)  

other (please name)

2.  

If multiple agencies were involved please answer 2a, otherwise skip to Question #3

a.)  

Mechanism(s) for coordination between agencies included: (circle all that apply)

(1)  

executive level coordination (e.g., CENR)

(2)  

interagency project office

(3)  

informal program manager interactions

(4)  

other (please describe)

3.  

Did agency involvement change during the lifetime of the program? If yes, please describe.

C.  

International Coordination

1.  

Was this major program part of a formal international program? (circle all that apply)

a.)  

WCRP

b.)  

IGBP

c.)  

ICSU

d.)  

other (please explain)

2.  

Was this program conducted as a multinational effort? If yes, which nations were involved?

    II.  

    Development of Program Science

    A.  

    Is this program considered to be an interdisciplinary effort? If yes, how is coordination among disciplines accomplished?

    B.  

    How was the program prospectus developed?

    1.  

    Small group/individual prospectus => community? Year?

    2.  

    Community meeting => prospectus? Year?

    3.  

    Estimate the number of scientists involved in planning the initial science

    C.  

    Were modelers involved in the design of field work? If yes, please describe how.

    D.  

    Is there an open solicitation for proposals? If yes, how far in advance of the proposal deadline? If not, how are proposals solicited?

    E.  

    How are individual/small group proposals submitted?

    1.  

    open solicitation



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