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Appendix A: Biosketches of the Committee's Members
Pages 87-92

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From page 89...
... Dr. Roman was chair of the Coastal Ocean Processes Steering Committee for the National Science Foundation and has experience leading a multidisciplinary activity.
From page 90...
... He is well known as one of the first to make significant discoveries in the areas of the marine nitrogen cycle, the silicon cycle, and silicon and nitrogen assimilation by phytoplankton. He has served as vice-president and later president of the Pacific Section of the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, as chair of the Oil Spill Recovery Institute Science Advisory Committee, and as a member of the North Slope Borough Science Advisory Committee and the Coastal Marine Institute Technical Advisory Committee.
From page 91...
... At present, he is directing a long-term study of social consequences of the Exxon Valdez litigation and chronic ecological degradation in Prince William Sound, Alaska, and two projects on the health risks of consuming contaminated fish in the Mobile Bay Estuary in Alabama. Tom Royer holds the Samuel and Fay Slover Distinguished Chair in Oceanography at Old Dominion University.
From page 92...
... He also is the director of the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies and the director of the Center for the Study of Global Change. His research areas include marine geochemistry; atmospheric geochemistry of cosmogonic; radon daughter and man-made radionuclides; surficial and groundwater geochemistry of radionuclides; planetary degassing; geochronology based on uranium decay chain and radiocarbon of the Pleistocene; osmium isotope geochemistry; meteorite origins in relation to planetary systems; oceanic upwelling; and climate change.

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