The MPOWIR steering committee would like to thank the following individuals and agencies. Their sound advice and keen insights have been instrumental in the initiation of this effort.
- National Science Foundation ~ Baris Mete Uz, Sean C. Kennan, George Voulgaris and Dana K. Savidge
- Office of Naval Research ~ Terri Paluszkiewicz
- Department of Energy ~ Anjuli Bamzai
- National Aeronautical and Space Administration ~ Nadya Vinogradova Shiffer
MPOWIR receptions at national meetings have been sponsored by: AGU Ocean Sciences Section, University of Miami, MIT/WHOI, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, University of Washington and Duke University.