Dr.Sidney Draggan is an ecologist with special interests in toxic chemical testing and control, and in international environmental policy and management. Currently he is Senior Science and Science Policy Advisor to the Assistant Administrator for Research and Development at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). He has held a series of senior managerial positions with the EPA, focusing on environmental monitoring and assessment. During 1987, Dr. Draggan became the first NSF staff member to winter over on the Antarctic continent, managing activities at McMurdo Stations of the U.S. Antarctic Program. The following year, he served as NSF Representative, New Zealand. He is on the Editorial Advisory Board of the International Journal of Environmental Studies. Dr. Draggan has edited four volumes on long-term Federal environmental research and development activities, requested by the President's Council on Environmental Quality.