Letter from Senator Mikulski (D-Maryland)

May 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

On Feburary 24, 2012 I sent my Scientific Integrity and Whistleblower complaint to a number of Senators and representatives in California, and in my home state of Maryland.  The only one to take action thus far is Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland.  Her letter can be found at: http://www.prhouser.com/houser_files/MikulskiLetter.pdf

May 29, 2012

Dr. Houser:

As you know, I have been working to assist you. I have received an electronic response to the inquiry I made on your behalf and have inserted the text below. I do hope the information will be helpful to you,

“OSC  is currently reviewing the allegations brought toour office bt Mr. Houser and expects to send t’urther communication about the status of our review to Mr. Houser within the next 2-3 weeks, if not sooner”

Thank you for giving me a chance to assist you..

Barbara A. Mikulski

United States Senator

Filed in: Klamath

Dr. Paul R. Houser

About the Author (Author Profile)

Dr. Houser in an internationally recognized expert in local to global land surface-atmospheric remote sensing, in-situ observation and numerical simulation, development and application of hydrologic data assimilation methods, scientific integrity and policy, and global water and energy cycling. He received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Hydrology and Water Resources from the University of Arizona in 1992 and 1996 respectively. Dr. Houser's previous experience includes internships at the U.S. Geological Survey and at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Houser joined the NASA-GSFC Hydrological Sciences Branch and the Data Assimilation Office (DAO/GMAO) in 1997, served as manager of NASA’s Land Surface Hydrology Program, and served as branch head of the Hydrological Science Branch. In 2005, he joined the George Mason University Climate Dynamics Program and the Geography and Geoinformation Sciences Department as Professor of Global Hydrology, and formed CREW (the Center for Research for Environment and Water). Dr. Houser has also teamed with groundwater development and exploration companies (EarthWater Global and Geovesi) and has served as Science Advisor to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Dr. Houser has led numerous scientific contributions, including the development of Land Data Assimilation Systems (LDAS), the Hydrospheric States Mission (Hydros/SMAP), the Land Information System (LIS), the NASA Energy and Water cycle Study (NEWS), and the Water Cycle Solutions Network (WaterNet).

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