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Appendix 4 Acknowledge of Reviewers This report has been reviewed by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical exp,~rtise,in accordancewith the procedures approved by the National ResearchCouncil's (NRC's) Report Review Cornrnittee. The purpose of this independent review is to provi,:le candid and critical cornrnentsthat will assist the authors and the NRC in making their published report as sound as possible and to ensurethat the report meets institutional standardsfor objectivity, evidence, and responsivenessto the study charge. The content of the review cornrnentsand draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process.We wish to thank the following individuals for th(~irparticipation in the review of this report: Alexander H. Flax, Consultant, Harold K. Forsen,Bechtel Corporation (retired), Michael F. Goodchild, University ofCalifomia, SantaBarbara, Richard Goody, Harvard University (retired), Anthony C. Janetos,World ResourcesInstitute, M. Patrick McConnick, Hampton University, John McElroy, University of Texas, Arlington, and JamesA. 'van Allen, Universityoflowa. Although 1theindividuals listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, responsibility for the :final content of this report rests solely with the authoring task group and the NRC. 25