McNutt to become USGS Director

usgs…from The Stanford Daily

“President Obama announced last week that he will nominate Marcia McNutt, professor of geophysics at Stanford, as the next director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and science advisor to the Secretary of the Interior.

“‘Marcia is a strong and experienced leader and a great scientist, and she understands the breath of issues that the USGS deals with,’ said Pamela Matson, dean of the School of Earth Sciences. ‘She’s a perfect choice.'”