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NEON Inc. citing a potential $80 million cost overrun and continued delays in completing the project But NSF officials share the blame for those problems James Abrahamson an independent consultant hired by NSF to review the project said this morning during a preliminary report to the National Science Board NSF’s oversight body “NEON Inc was like a high school team trying to tackle a job that requires the skills of the NBA [National Basketball Association] or the NFL [National Football League]” said Abrahamson a retired US Air Force lieutenant general who managed the controversial Strategic Defense (“Star Wars”) Initiative during the Reagan administration “Over a period of years they made progress But they could no longer make up the time that they had left” In March NSF hired Battelle Memorial Institute of Columbus to finish building and to operate NEON which will monitor decades-long ecological and land-use changes on a continental scale Battelle a large nonprofit organization that manages several Department of Energy national laboratories has 90 days to submit a detailed plan for how it will do that But it has already announced new leadership for the project and installed a team at the project’s headquarters in Boulder Colorado Although Abrahamson didn’t mention Battelle by name his comments made it clear he sees the new contractor as a big step up in quality “The real problem with NEON Inc is that the team was very small” he told the board “It had some people with good resumes but the team had no record that could be referenced and no history of working together The team demonstrated that it could not initially or even later overcome the project’s many issues and problems and carry out its mission within the approved budget Worse the team could not learn over time and become an integrated dedicated and synergistic team” NSF’s oversight committee in the US House of Representatives has grilled agency officials repeatedly on how it managed the project using as fodder a series of critical reports from the NSF Inspector General the agency’s internal financial watchdog NSF Director France Córdova hired Abrahamson last fall to find the “root causes” of those problems and his report this morning also highlighted the shortcomings of NSF management “NSF did not have sufficient history in the early stages of this project for integrating NSF talent and procedures” he told the board in a public session before it continued the discussion behind closed doors “As a result it was unable to fully realize all of the unknown schedule and cost impacts of the project that were incurring delays and generating management challenges” Abrahamson said he thinks NSF has turned a corner by beefing up its own management team and he’s optimistic about the project’s future “The changes will allow NSF to assess the problems decide quickly on the best course of action to resolve it and implement a solution that has a very high probability of remaining within the project’s existing budget and schedule” he said The board also heard the final report from an internal task force it created last fall to keep a closer eye on NEON The chairman retiring board member Kelvin Droegemeier of the University of Oklahoma in Norman pointed to problems within both NSF and the science board that contributed to NEON’s woes The agency needs to be more receptive to “hearing bad news” Droegemeier said as well as having enough people on staff with the knowledge of building large facilities to recognize when a problem exists The board also needs to be more engaged he added “It’s not that the board wasn’t paying attention” said Droegemeier a professor of meteorology and vice president for research “We had lots of questions But we were distracted and may not have followed through And we may not have had the expertise to understand such issues as earned value management” Abrahamson said he’s still polishing his report and an NSF spokesperson said it was premature to comment on its contents In the meantime however Droegemeier says that NEON remains on track “It’s a lot like Apollo 13” he told his colleagues “It wasn’t a failure In many respects the lessons learned will make NSF stronger and NEON more successful” "We know an awful lot about the dinosaurs in the Northern Hemisphere, This summer, infrastructure-heavy projects that support many junior investigators. Maryland, she publicly debated the Dalai Lama’s "let’s try it" position when the two were on a panel at MIT. and support.By: ANI | New Delhi | Updated: December 74 metre tall and weighing 321 ton tore into the morning skies with a reverberating sound breaking free of the earth’s gravitational pull.