News & Events - 2017
Science Saves Congressional Briefing14 September 2017
The House Earth and Space Science Caucus presents Science Saves on 14 September 2017 in Washington D.C.
The Earth and space sciences play a critical role in saving time, resources, and lives. Speakers were invited to discuss the various ways federally funded science data and research serve to protect our nation's health, economy, and security.
Mr. Jeff Thomas, Executive Deputy Director, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency
Dr. Dave Applegate, Associate Director for Natural Hazards, U.S. Geological Survey
Dr. David Fahey, Director, NOAA ESRL Chemical Sciences Division
Angela Fritz, Deputy Weather Editor, The Washington Post
Moderator: Rachel Gross, Science Editor, Smithsonian Magazine
CSD's Director David Fahey discussed Atmospheric Research in support of wildfire management . The room was filled to capacity; approximately 70 staffers attended the event sponsored by Congressman Jared Polis.