Season 1 | Episode 5Marcia McNutt: When Science Matters Now


When she was head of the US Geological Survey, Marcia McNutt led the federal response to the devastating Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Now the first female director of the National Academy of Sciences, she draws on that experience to ensure the Academy provides the government with what she calls “actionable science,” when, in a crisis, the stakes are high and time is short.

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2020 7:29 PM

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