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Strategic Planning Document -
Environment and Natural Resources


The Committee on Environment and Natural Resources wishes to express sincere appreciation to the CENR Subcommittee Chairs, Executive Secretariat, Points of Contact, and Members for their participation in the formulation and review of this document. Similarly, Agency Principals and their staffs were extremely helpful in assuring that the document achieved the highest level of quality possible, within the constraints of time and resources, in presenting this strategy document for the use of agencies, research institutions, scientists and citizens interested in a Federal research agenda for environmental and natural resources research. The Committee also wishes to thank the Members of the President's Committee of Advisors for Science and Technology who reviewed this document, Drs. Murray Gell-Mann, Shirley Malcolm, Diana MacArthur, Mario Molina, and Peter Raven for their comments. Participants in the CENR Environmental Forum, and in subsequent external reviews of the various subcommittee strategy documents are appreciated for their input representing the broad community of stakeholders in environment and natural resources research. The dedicated effort of Teresa Williams, and Charlene Horak, DOE, and Janine Dolinka, NASA, in the editorial production of this document are sincerely appreciated. The contributions of the staff of the Environment Division, Office of Science and Technology Policy were essential to the preparation, review, and compilation of information included in this document.

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Environment and Natural Resources - Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Executive Summary

Research Successes - Ecosystem Research

Research Successes - Observation & Data Management

Research Successes - Biodiversity

Research Successes - Environmental Technology

Research Successes - Global Change


Research Successes - Natural Disaster Reduction

Research Successes - Environmental Change

Research Successes - Forest Research

Research Successes - Air Quality

Research Successes - Lead Levels

Research Successes - Science Policy Tools

Research Successes - Water Resources