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Appendix A: Representatives of Federal Agencies* Making Presentations to the Panel Department of Agriculture D. Fox (Forest Service) Department of Commerce (NO A A) W. Togstad (NESS) R. McPherson (NMC) I. Orlanski (GFDL) J. Golden (ERL) F. Ostby (NSSFC) Department of Defense T. Cress (Air Force) W. Nordquist (Army) A. Weinstein (Navy) Department of Energy D. Ballantine Department of the Interior B. Silverman (BUREC) Environmental Protection Agency L. Niemeyer National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) J. Dodge (Headquarters) D. Atlas (GLAS) W. Vaughan(MSFC) *See Appendix B for key to abbreviations used. 30
Recommendations 29 â¢ The management of the National Mesoscale Program should be prescribed in a planning document. Past experience would suggest designating the federal agency with the largest commitmentâin this case the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrationâas lead agency, but other possible administra- tive arrangements could be considered. â¢ The National Mesoscale Program should be viewed as a long-term proj- ect requiring stable funding for a period on the order of a decade.