Advisory Committee

National Academy of Sciences Advisory Committee on Research in the National Parks: The Robbins Report

Advisory Committee to the National Park Service on Research

A Committee of the National Academy of Sciences, appointed at the request of the Secretary of the Interior, was instructed to report on the natural history research needs and opportunities in the National Park Service, in particular on those of the national parks. The Committee included:

National Academy of Sciences – National Research Council

Chairman: Dr. William J. Robbins
Associate Director for International Science Activities
National Science Foundation
Washington, D.C. 20418
Mr. C.J.S. Durham
Division of Biology and Agriculture
National Academy of Sciences
Washington, D.C. 20418
Dr. Edward A. Ackerman
Executive Officer
Carnegie Institution of Washington
1530 P Street, N. W.
Washington 5, D.C.
Dr. Marston Bates
Department of Zoology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dr. Stanley A. Cain
Department of Conservation
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dr. F. Fraser Darling
Vice President
Conservation Foundation
30 East 40th Street
New York 16, N.Y.

Dr. John M. Fogg, Jr.
Morris Arboretum
9414 Meadowbrook Avenue
Philadelphia 18, Pa.

Dr. Tom Gill
International Society of Tropical Foresters
1500 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.
Washington 5, D.C.
Dr. Joseph L. Gillson (Retired)
formerly with The Department of Geology and Geophysics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge 39, Mass.
Dr. E. Raymond Hall
Museum of Natural History
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas

Dr. Carl L. Hubbs
Professor of Biology
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
La Jolla, California

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