National Science Board

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National Science Board is the governing board of the National Science Foundation (NSF), an independent Federal agency established by the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 to: [1]

  • promote the progress of science,
  • advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare, and
  • secure the national defense.

Note that the National Science Foundation website does not provide links to special reports or programs specific to climate change or global warming.


Board Members

See links to NSB Member biographies for:

Terms Expire May 2008

Terms Expire May 2010

Member ex officio

NSB Executive Officer

Nominees: Terms Expire May 10, 2012

On June 15, 2006, President George W. Bush nominated the following individuals to be Members of the National Science Board (National Science Foundation). Nominations were sent June 16, 2006, to the U.S. Senate for confirmation.

Contact Information

The National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, Virginia 22230
Phone: 703 292-5111 / 800 877-8339
TDD: 800 281-8749
Website: http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/

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