Flurry of Fed Science News
NOAA chief and presidential science adviser named
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The Post reports that Oregon State University marine biologist Jane Lubchenco will be the next head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, while Harvard University physicist John Holdren will serve as Obama's top science adviser. Lubchenco was mentioned here at the Capital Weather Gang as a candidate for the NOAA job in Andrew Freedman's blog post: Where Will Obama Lead NOAA?. The NY Times Dot Earth blog has more on both appointments.
Meanwhile, a storm is brewing between the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Weather Service over an FAA proposal to move NWS meteorologists out of its air route traffic control centers.
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