Schematic of the Management Plan, showing management structure and responsibilities of personnel in relation to Research, Education and Training, and Outreach components of the Institute. The Directors will oversee all research, education and training, and outreach activities. Project Leader(s) (shown in bold) will be designated to oversee each of the five thematic research areas along with Project Leaders of specific projects within the thematic area (not in bold). Project Leaders who will oversee bridging and integration activities are shown next to green arrows linking the thematic areas. One Project Leader (shown in bold) will oversee each of the three major outreach activities in collaboration with other Project Leaders and collaborators. All Project Leaders will collaborate in education and training activities. A Managing Director and Co-Managing Director, along with an information management team, will ensure data are managed properly, and will coordinate communication; research, education and training, and outreach activities; the evaluation of those activities; and reporting functions. The External Science Advisory Board contributes to evaluation and provides feedback on research, education and training, as well as outreach.

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