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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Committee Membership." National Research Council. 2006. Review of the Science Mission Directorate's (SMD's) Draft Science Plan: Letter Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/11751.
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Appendix B Committee Membership COMMITTEE ON REVIEW OF NASA SCIENCE MISSION DIRECTORATE SCIENCE PLAN A. THOMAS YOUNG, Lockheed Martin (retired), Chair SPIRO K. ANTIOCHOS, Naval Research Laboratory ANA P. BARROS, Duke University JAMES BURCH, Southwest Research Institute ANTONIO J. BUSALACCHI, JR., University of Maryland, College Park JACK FARMER, Arizona State University MARGARET FINARELLI, George Mason University JOHN HUCHRA, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics RALPH LORENZ, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona DAN McCAMMON, University of Wisconsin ANNEILA SARGENT, California Institute of Technology JESSICA SUNSHINE, University of Maryland CARL WUNSCH, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Staff DWAYNE A. DAY, Study Director JOSEPH ALEXANDER, Senior Staff Officer CARMELA CHAMBERLAIN, Senior Program Assistant 21

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In response to the 2005 NASA Authorization Act and to provide a strategy document t to guide implementation of the 2006 NASA Strategic Plan in the areas of Earth and space science, the Science Mission Directorate (SMD) prepared a 2006 draft science plan. To help guide the SMD as it completes this effort, NASA asked the NRC to review the draft science plan. This letter report provides general observations about the plan, and assessments of the plan’s responsiveness to recommendations from recent NRC studies, its attention to interdisciplinary aspects and scientific balance, the plan’s utility to stakeholders, and its general readability and clarity. Finally the report presents recommendations for improving the plan.

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