14 EarthScope: Reassembling a Continent in Motion
How do you watch an entire continent as it moves? The proposed EarthScope project would allow earth scientists to study North America on a continental scale.
Gregory van der Vink for the EarthScope Working Group and steering committees
20 Science on Tribal Lands
Land management requires good earth science, especially for one of the country's most significant land-owning populations: Native Americans.
Susan M. Marcus
Science Funding out of Balance
Advances in science and technology are keystones of economic prosperity. We need to support a broad portfolio.
The Honorable Sherwood Boehlert
32 RESOURCES The Geologic
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42 TECHNOLOGY 3-2-1 Meltdown
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24 Where on Earth?
30 Benchmarks: Looking back in Geotimes
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36 In Memoriam: Ian Whillans
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52 Geologic Column by Hugh Hay-Roe