Although some Division-sponsored activities like workshops do not result in consensus reports, discussions at workshops and other events are often published in workshop summaries, websites, newsletters, and other formats to preserve and make publicly accessible the information or discussions from the event.
Drought Management and Its Impact on Public Water Systems (1986)
In order to focus attention and debate on issues in water science, technology, and policy, the Board introduced a colloquium series in 1985. These colloquia are held once a year following a scheduled Board meeting and are designed to provide public forums for discussion and debate, to stimulate research, and to provide an opportunity for Board members and liaison representatives to interact with the scientific and engineering community. Th... More >>
From Maps to Models: Augmenting the Nation's Geospatial Intelligence Capabilities
The United States faces numerous, varied, and evolving threats to national security, including terrorism, scarcity and disruption of food and water supplies, extreme weather events, and regional conflicts around the world. Effectively managing these threats requires intelligence that not only assesses what is happening now, but that also anticipates potential future threats. The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is responsible fo... More >>
Stem Cell Therapies: Opportunities for Ensuring the Quality and Safety of Clinical Offerings: Summary of a Joint Workshop
Stem cells offer tremendous promise for advancing health and medicine. Whether being used to replace damaged cells and organs or else by supporting the body's intrinsic repair mechanisms, stem cells hold the potential to treat such debilitating conditions as Parkinson's disease, diabetes, and spinal cord injury. Clinical trials of stem cell treatments are under way in countries around the world, but the evidence base to support the medical use o... More >>