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Appendix A: Advisory Group Biographies
Pages 57-62

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... During the 1980s he was executive director of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium. A biological oceanographer, he has conducted research in coastal and continental shelf environments along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, Australia, and China.
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... His primary technical efforts at Chevron focus on better understanding oil spills and physical oceanographic processes that affect the operation and design of offshore facilities worldwide. To improve tools and databases, he has initiated and led many important cooperative research efforts such as a 32-company consortium to better quantify the risks during the transportation of major offshore facilities; a 24-company consortium that investigated the fate of oil and gas from deepwater blowouts; an 18-company consortium focused on understanding strong physical oceanographic phenomena that can affect offshore facilities and operations; and working groups on the use of subsea dispersants.
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... is the founding director of the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology, Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies at Stanford University, and faculty director of Stanford's Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve.
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... Prior to this, she served for 10 years as executive director of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council, managing the billion-dollar restoration program following the 1989 oil spill in Alaska. Her leadership positions include current treasurer and past chair of the Integrated Ocean Observing System Association, member of the federal Ocean Research Advisory Panel, Municipality of Anchorage representative on the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council, a public oversight group for Cook Inlet Alaska oil and gas activities, and past member of the NAS Polar Research Board.
From page 61...
... His wetland restoration work has been featured in the book Bayou Farewell, the Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast and in the PBS documentary Washing Away: Losing Louisiana, and the Louisiana Public Broadcasting documentary Turning the Tide.
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... He recently served on the NAE committee investigating the DWH oil spill and the Secretary of Energy's committee on shale gas development and environmental protection. 62 THE GULF RESEARCH PROGRAM A Strategic Vision

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