Informing Policymakers: July 2021 Workshop

Advancing Scientific Ocean Drilling Impact through Policy

Meeting Virtually July 19 and 21, 14:00 - 17:00 Eastern

During this workshop, we will be considering three main questions:

  • What research and programs does Scientific Ocean Drilling conduct that have policy implications? E.g. geohazards, earth climate history, marine resources, school of rock.
  • How does Scientific Ocean Drilling currently convey information about these topics to policymakers and into policy and how can those efforts be strengthened? What is the best mechanism to reach policymakers and what are they interested in?
  • How can scientists and policy makers work together to help lower some of the barriers to cross fertilization across science agencies and international partners?

Want to know more? Read the workshop overview or the workshop summary.

Workshop Conveners

  • Kira Homola, University of Rhode Island
  • Suzanne OConnell, Wesleyan University
  • Richard Norris, Scripps
  • Mitch Schulte, NASA
  • Carol Cotterill, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, U.S. Science Support Program

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