Comments for Marine Science Draft Plan Due

21 October 1998

Dear Colleague,

The National Science Foundation, working through the Arctic Research
Consortium of the United States (ARCUS), has asked the research community
for advice and guidance by preparing a strategic plan for arctic marine
sciences. In consultation with the research community, a working group has
prepared a draft document.

To meet the NSF schedule, we need your suggestions by Monday 26 October.

We request your comments on the draft plan, which is available at:

Details on where to send your comments are given on the web site. In the
event that you cannot access the web, you may obtain a hard copy of the
draft plan from directly from ARCUS at:

600 University Avenue, Suite #1
Fairbanks, Alaska 99709
907/474-1604 fax

Thank you for your participation in the planning process.

Dennis Darby, Old Dominion University
Kelly Falkner, Oregon State University
Greg Flato, University of Victoria
Jackie Grebmeier, University of Tennessee
Chris Measures, University of Hawaii
John Walsh, University of Illinois
Knut Aagaard, University of Washington, Chair

Members of the working group