International Polar Year

Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2006 Time: 03:15 PM Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building Presiding: Senator Murkowski and Senator Stevens

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Agenda

Joint Hearing

Witnesses

Panel I

  1. Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr.
    Director
    National Science Foundation
    Arlington , VA
  2. Vice Admiral Robert Papp
    Chief of Staff
    United States Coast Guard
    Washington , DC
  3. Mead Treadwell
    Chair
    U.S. Arctic Research Commission
    Anchorage , AK

Panel II

  1. Dr. Robin Bell
    Research Scientist
    Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
    Palisades , NY
  2. Dr. Buck Sharpton
    Vice Chancellor
    University of Alaska Fairbanks Center for Research Services
    Fairbanks , AK
  3. Dr. Alan Parkinson
    Deputy Director
    Arctic Investigation Program Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Anchorage , AK
  4. Dr. Thomas Armstrong
    Earth Surface Dynamics Program Coordinator
    United States Geological Survey
    Reston , VA