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Appendix C: Committee and Staff Biographies
Pages 137-142

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... , remote sensing, digital terrain analysis, ecological mapping, social surveys and statistics, and computer simulation. Specific projects focus on the interacting social and ecological aspects of land use and cover change in rural and periurban environments, land use in climate vulnerability and adaptation, and spatial and social effects on health.
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... Her scientific service includes current membership on the National Geospatial Advisory Committee, past membership on three National Research Council panels for the National Academy of Sciences, authorship of several chapters of books, and coauthoring the textbook Assessing the Accuracy of Remotely Sensed Data. She is a 2011 ASPRS Fellow Award winner.
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... Dr. Jain's research focuses on understanding how interactions among the climate system alter the carbon cycle, and providing useful projections of future changes in global carbon and resultant future climate change.
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... Most of his grants derive from the US National Science Foundation's Long Term Ecological Research network, which won the American Institute of Biological Sciences Distinguished Scientist Award.
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... is a program officer with the National Research Council's Board on Earth Sciences and Resources and Director of the Geographical Sciences Committee. He is a geomorphologist with expertise in river and coastal processes, GIS, and science policy.
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... ERIC J EDKIN is a senior program assistant with the National Research Council's Board on Earth Sciences and Resources.

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