AMERICA’S GEOHERITAGE II:
IDENTIFYING, DEVELOPING, AND
PRESERVING AMERICA’S NATURAL
PROCEEDINGS OF A WORKSHOP
Ester Sztein and Paula Whitacre, Rapporteurs
Planning Committee for America’s Geoheritage II: Identifying, Developing, and
Preserving America’s Natural Legacy
Board on International Scientific Organizations
Policy and Global Affairs
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PLANNING COMMITTEE FOR AMERICA’S GEOHERITAGE II: IDENTIFYING, DEVELOPING, AND PRESERVING AMERICA’S NATURAL LEGACY
DAVID MOGK, Chair, Montana State University
MARJORIE A. CHAN, University of Utah
TIMOTHY B. CONNORS, National Park Service
NELIA W. DUNBAR, New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources
DANIEL TORMEY, Catalyst Environmental Solutions
CATHY L. WHITLOCK, Montana State University
ESTER SZTEIN, Assistant Director
CHELSEA BOCK, Program Officer (until September 2020)
JAMES MANNING, Senior Program Assistant (from September 2020)
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF REVIEWERS
This Proceedings of a Workshop was prepared by the workshop editor and rapporteurs as a factual summary of what was presented and discussed at the workshop. The planning committee’s role was limited to planning and convening the workshop. The statements made are those of the editor and rapporteurs and do not necessarily represent positions of the workshop participants as a whole, the planning committee, or the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
This Proceedings of a Workshop was reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments to assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and ensure the document meets institutional standards for quality and objectivity. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this workshop proceedings:
Lon Abbott, University of Colorado-Boulder
Michael Barthelmes, Colorado State University
Diana Dalbotten, University of Minnesota
A. Wesley (Wes) Ward, U.S. Geological Survey
Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they did not see the final draft of the workshop proceedings before its release. The review of this proceedings was overseen by Marilyn Baker. Appointed by the National Academies, she was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with standards of the National Academies and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this proceedings rests entirely with the rapporteurs and the National Academies.
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