Glos Ioos Sab 6 30 08

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Glos Ioos Sab 6 30 08

  1. 1. July 16, 2008 Jennifer Read
  2. 3. GLOS Role & Mission <ul><li>Categorize </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperate </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate </li></ul>
  3. 4. Stakeholder Engagement <ul><li>Stakeholders are people who need data/information to support safe, efficient/effective and environmentally sound work and play </li></ul><ul><li>GLOS’ first priority is to strengthen stakeholder engagement </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Climate Change </li></ul><ul><li>Ecosystem/ Food web </li></ul><ul><li>Public Health </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul>Critical Issues to be Addressed
  5. 6. GLOS Structure and Governance <ul><li>GLOS-RA leadership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jennifer Read, Executive Director (designate) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Christine Manninen, GLC, E/O and Communications Coordinator, NFRA Board member </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12 member Board of Directors (8 currently) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program Review Panel not yet constituted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Great Lakes Sea Grant Network lead for E/O </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organizational structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public non-profit, Michigan corporation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>501(c)(3) tax exempt status pending </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. GLOS Structure and Governance <ul><li>Board membership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No affiliations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No formal user group representation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly conference calls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual Business/Technical meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quarterly calls/meetings of subsystem teams </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Alfred Beeton (Treasurer) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Gail Krantzberg </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Frank Kudrna, P.E. (Vice Chair) </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Tracy Mehan </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Dale Phenicie </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Harvey Shear </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Nelson Thomas </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Bill Werick (Chair) </li></ul>GLOS Structure and Governance
  8. 9. <ul><li>Deep Water Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Science Vessels </li></ul><ul><li>Interconnecting Waterways </li></ul><ul><li>Nearshore Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Atmospheric Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Remote Sensing </li></ul><ul><li>Modeling and </li></ul><ul><li>Ecological Forecasting </li></ul><ul><li>Information Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Education and Outreach </li></ul>Great Lakes Observing System Subsystems:
  9. 10. Great Lakes Regional Collaboration Strategy Protect drinking water supplies Restore biologic integrity Reduce loadings of nutrients, sediments and nutrients Clean up toxic hot spots Enhance resiliency to climatic variability / change Limit adverse affects from aquatic invasive species Improve navigation safety and efficiency Support sustainable coastal communities
  10. 11. Great Lakes Federal Backbone Observations
  11. 12. Funding <ul><li>Systems Grant </li></ul><ul><li>2007-08 $500K </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Huron-Erie Modeling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HarborView </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Great Lakes Modeling Assessment Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offshore Implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Planning Grant </li></ul><ul><li>2008-09 $400K </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expand RA membership; refine Business Plan; implement regional DMAC </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. GLOS and the SAB <ul><li>Science, policy and management challenges </li></ul><ul><li>GLOS mission is to find ways for science to support problem solutions for the Great Lakes </li></ul><ul><li>SAB and GLOS are partners in finding beneficial uses for NOAA science. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Questions? <ul><li>Jennifer Read </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>734.936.3622 </li></ul>

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