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Appendix C: Committee and Staff Biographical Information
Pages 57-62

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... His research interests are in the fields of snow hydrology, Earth-system science, remote sensing, and information systems. He has led interdisciplinary studies in two areas: one addresses hydrologic science, environmental engineering, and social science in the water environment; the other involves the integration of environmental science and remote sensing with computer science and technology.
From page 58...
... Workforce for Spatial Intelligence, and his extensive past NRC service includes membership of the Mapping Science Committee, the Committee on Extending Observations and Research Results to Practical Applications: A Review of NASA's Approach, and the Committee on Floodplain Mapping Technologies.
From page 59...
... Prior to joining NEON he served as a senior terrestrial scientist in the National Center for Atmospheric Research's Climate and Global Dynamics Division and was founding codirector of the Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry. His career has focused on studies of the large-scale effects of land management and climate change on ecosystem processes and has experience in managing large, complex research projects, remote sensing, data management, modeling, and the application of ecological research to science policy development.
From page 60...
... , where he oversaw the development, launch, and operation of all GSFC instruments, spacecraft, and missions and was closely involved with almost 60 missions during his NASA career, including more than 30 missions while at GSFC. At NASA headquarters, in the Earth Science Enterprise area, he held the positions of acting associate administrator, deputy associate administrator, deputy division director, and flight program branch chief, and he was program manager of the TOPEX/Poseidon, NASA Scatterometer, and Radarsat programs (all international Earth remote sensing missions)
From page 61...
... From 1987 until 1993, he was assistant associate administrator for space sciences and applications in the NASA Office of Space Science and Applications (OSSA) , where he coordinated planning and provided oversight of research programs in Earth science, space physics, astrophysics, solar system exploration, life science, and microgravity science.
From page 62...
... Moloney has served as study director or senior staff for a series of reports on subject matters as varied as quantum physics, nanotechnology, cosmology, the operation of the nation's helium reserve, new anticounterfeiting technologies for currency, corrosion science, and nuclear fusion. In addition to his professional experience at the Academies, Dr.

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