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The NSF Ocean Sciences Division - a View From the Corner Office
Presented by: H. Lawrence Clark, Division Director, Division of Ocean Sciences (GEO/OCE), National Science Foundation
Friday, 17 February
2:00 pm
4500 Hubbs Hall

Larry Clark has been with the Division of Ocean Sciences of the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, VA since 1981. He is presently Division Director and oversees NSF's $315 million annual ocean science research portfolio and the day-to-day operations of the Division's 42 employees. Prior to this appointment in October 2004, he was Head of the Ocean Section, which encompasses the Physical, Chemical, and Biological Oceanography Programs. Previous to this position, he served as Program Director of the Oceanographic Technology and Interdisciplinary Coordination (OTIC) Program that provides resources for technology development, coastal ocean research, Arctic Ocean research, and for elements of the Division's international and ocean education activities. During his career at NSF he was a Fellow, in the Commerce Science & Technology Fellows Program, serving on a 10-month detail to the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). From 1979 to 1981, he was Executive Secretary of the Advisory Committee for Ocean Sciences at the NSF. Prior to his moving to Washington, DC in 1979, he held several research and administrative positions at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, MA.

Dr. Clark discussed the NSF FY07 budget request, ship operations support, and recent happenings in the Division of Ocean Sciences and at NSF. Background material for Dr. Clark's presentation:

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