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Morgan State Faculty Member Appointed to Federal Ocean Research Advisory Committee

 

Courtesy: Dave Harp (Bay Journal)

Dr. Kelton Clark, Director of MSU’s Estuarine Research Center, has been appointed to serve on the Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP). As an official federal advisory committee, ORAP, provides advice to the National Ocean Council’s policies, procedures, and other responsibilities relevant to implementation of the national ocean policy.

Current ORAP members include representatives of the national academies, ocean industries, state governments, academia, and others, including eminent individuals in the fields of marine science, marine policy, and related areas such as ocean resource management.

This appointment will provide Dr. Clark an important opportunity to engage stakeholders and members of the ocean community in a formal process for advising the NOC.

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