DAVID H. MOREAU (CHAIR) has been a professor in the Departments of City and Regional Planning and Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the University of North Carolina since 1976. Until recently, he was the director of the university's Water Resources Research Institute. He received a B.S. in civil engineering from Mississippi State University, an M.S. in civil engineering from North Carolina State University, and an M.S. in engineering and a Ph.D. in water resources from Harvard University. Dr. Moreau has been active in water resources planning at the state, local, and federal levels. He chairs two commissions for North Carolina dealing with sedimentation control and environmental management (since 1991), and he chaired a governor's blue-ribbon panel on environmental indicators (1989-1990). He has been the executive secretary of the Urban Water Consortium of North Carolina since 1985. Dr. Moreau has published on a variety of topics on the planning and financing of water resources. He is a member of the National Research Council Committee on USGS Water Resources Research.
FRED P. BOSSELMAN is professor of law, Chicago-Kent College of Law. His major area of research is land use planning. He earned his B.A. from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is a member of the board of advisers of the American Law Institute's Restatement of Property and the board of director's of the Sonoran Institutes, on the editorial boards of the Land Use and Environmental Law Reports, the Practical Real Estate Lawyer, and the Land Use Law and Zoning Digest. He is cochair of the annual Land Use Institute sponsored by the ALI-ABA Committee on Continuing Legal Education. He is past president of the American Planning Association, past assistant chair of the National Policy Council of the Urban Land Institute, and was a member of the board of directors of the National Audubon Society and the American Society of Planning Officials. He was a member of the National Research Council's Committee on Characteristics and Boundaries of Wetlands.
RICHARD T. CARSON JR. is professor of economics at the University of California, San Diego, research director for international environmental policy at the University of California's Institute for Global Conflict and Cooperation, and a senior fellow at the San Diego Supercomputer Center. Dr. Carson received a Ph.D. in resource economics from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1985. He has extensive experience in the assessment of the benefits and costs of environmental programs and has served as principal investigator for several major natural resource
damage assessments, including the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Dr. Carson previously served on the National Research Council's Committee on Oil Spill Research and Development.
JEANNE NIENABER CLARKE is a professor of political science at the University of Arizona and an adjunct professor in the School of Renewable Natural Resources. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1973. Professor Clarke has been a consultant to several federal and state agencies, and she is the author of four books and a number of articles on environmental policy.
LEO M. EISEL is president of McLaughlin Water Engineers in Denver. He received his Ph.D. in engineering from Harvard University in 1970. From 1971 to 1973, he was a staff scientist with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York. He later became director of the Illinois Division of Water Resources, and from 1977 to 1980 he was the director of the U.S. Water Resources Council. Dr. Eisel was a member of the Water Science and Technology Board and a member of the Committee to Review the Metropolitan Washington Area Water Supply Study, the Committee on Flood Control Alternatives in the American River Basin, and the Committee on Western Water Management. Dr. Eisel is broadly experienced in water supply and planning, flood control, and hydrologic engineering.
WILFORD R. GARDNER is dean emeritus at the College of Natural Resources, University of California at Berkeley. He was a physicist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Riverside, California, and a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin. He was also with the Department of Soils, Water, and Engineering at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Presently, he is an adjunct professor at Utah State University. He has been a National Science Foundation senior fellow at Cambridge University and a Fulbright lecturer, University of Ghent. He received a Ph.D. in physics from Iowa State College in 1953. His research has involved measurement of soil moisture by neutron scattering, soil physics, movement of fluids in porous media, soil-water plant relations, soil salinity, plant biophysics, and environmental physics. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, Dr. Gardner chaired the National Research Council's Committee on the Future of Irrigation in the Face of Competing Demands and is a former member of the Water Science and Technology Board.
RICHARD F. GORINI is executive vice president and chief operating officer of the J. Simmons Group in Houston. He holds a bachelors degree in architecture and urban planning from the University of Washington in Seattle. He was also the environmental affairs manager for the Port of Houston Authority and continues to serve in the same capacity under contract to the port, which includes the development and adoption of a revised long-term disposal plan for the Bayport Ship Channel. Since 1988 he has managed environmental and health and safety compliance at the Port of Houston. He is currently the chairman of the American Association of Port Authorities' Committee on Harbors, Navigation, and Environment. He has been involved with planning and implementation of large
(multimillion dollar) port facility infrastructure and environmental projects. His experience in planning and development of water resources projects at large and small ports spans more than twenty years.
CONSTANCE E. HUNT is the director of Freshwater Ecosystem Conservation in the World Wildlife Fund's U.S. program. She is involved in restoration and conservation in the Mississippi River basin, South Florida, and the southeastern United States. She is also involved in national water resources policy issues and international river conservation efforts. Previously, she coordinated interagency projects on wetland evaluations and delineations, permit processing, and environmental impact analysis while on the staff of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. She received a B.S. in wildlife biology from Arizona State University, and an M.A. in public policy from the University of Chicago.
RAY B. KRONE is professor emeritus, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Davis. He served as department chair from 1968 to 1972 and as associate dean for research of the College of Engineering from 1972 to 1988. He has provided consulting services to the Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station Hydraulics Laboratory since 1960 and to the Corps' committee on tidal hydraulics since 1975, primarily in the areas of coastal and harbor engineering. His areas of expertise include environmental engineering, hydraulics, hydrology, and waterway, port, and coastal engineering. His research interests are in the areas of theoretical development and experimental verification of cohesive sediment dynamics and its application to design of facilities to control sedimentation rates. He holds a B.S. in soil science and an M.S. and Ph.D. in sanitary engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He was chair of the National Research Council's Committee on Sedimentation Control to Reduce Maintenance Dredging of Navigational Facilities in Estuaries. Dr. Krone is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
ANN L RILEY is the executive director of the Waterways Restoration Institute. Dr. Riley is active in the area of river management and restoration. She has extensive experience working in different aspects of government, land use planning for county governments in the Midwest, and river restoration and floodplain management for the California Department of Water Resources. She has taught courses in environmental science and floodplain management at several colleges and has been active in community organizing. She has a M.L.A. and a Ph.D. in environmental planning from the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in floodplain and watershed management, river restoration, hydrology, and water policy. She was a founder of the Urban Creeks Council of California, and the national Coalition to Restore Urban Waters. Related experience includes serving as an instructor at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station and Army Corps district workshops on the design of flood control and river restoration projects. She was a member of the National Research Council's Committee on Flood Control Alternatives in the American River Basin.
RICHARD E. SPARKS is Director of the Water Resources Center at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana where he is also currently a Visiting Professor in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. He is also Associate Director for Research of the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant. Previously, he directed the River Research Laboratory of the Illinois Natural History Survey. Dr. Sparks's interests include the ecology of large floodplain rivers and the restoration of degraded aquatic ecosystems. He received his Ph.D. in biology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1971. He was a member of the National Research Council's Committee on the Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems.
BORY STEINBERG is the cofounder of Steinberg and Associates, a consulting firm established after his retirement from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1992. He consults for local governments on projects that are cost-shared with the federal government. While in the Corps he served as chief of the Project Management Division from 1989 to 1992. Before that he was chief of the Policy, Review, and Initiatives Division in the Directorate of Civil Works from 1985 to 1989. He was also chief of the Programs Division from 1980 to 1985. Dr. Steinberg received a B.S. in civil engineering from Rutgers University and an M.S. in public financial management and budgeting and a doctorate in public administration from The George Washington University. He is a member of Army Engineer Association, the Society of American Military Engineers, and the Association of the U.S. Army.
DOUGLAS C. WOOLLEY is a professor of economics at Radford University. From 1984 to 1995, he was a consultant to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works where he reviewed the Corps' operation and maintenance budget that was sent for OMB approval. He also reviewed numerous civil works project and rehabilitation reports. He earned a B.A., an MA, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Connecticut. His areas of interest are public finance, implications of cost sharing, comparative systems and planning, microeconomics, and international institutions.
JEFFREY W. JACOBS is a staff officer with the National Research Council's Water Science and Technology Board and served as this committee's study director. Dr. Jacobs's research interests include institutional and policy arrangements for water resources management and international cooperation in water development. He has studied these issues extensively in the Mekong River basin of Southeast Asia and has also conducted comparative studies in water policy in the Mekong and Mississippi River systems. Dr. Jacobs received his Ph.D. degree in geography from the University of Colorado-Boulder.
ELLENA DE GUZMAN is a senior project assistant at the National Research Council's Water Science and Technology Board. She received a B.A. from the University of the Philippines and is studying economics at the University of