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WEB FEATURE NEWS AND VIEWS
december features indes THE EVOLUTION DEBATE
  

   

Hot Spots across the U.S. 
By Kristina Bartlett

geotimes - december 2000: newsandviews.html  
News Notes Political Scene
Science Policy to Your Door
Congressional Science Fellows spend a year learning how science and policy interact, and a new program helps them to share their knowledge.

Geophenomena
Seawalls and Sandbags
The longterm nature of the geologic process of shoreline erosion is one reason North Carolina is failing to protect its beaches.

ON THE COVER DEPARTMENTS
cover A fossil montage illustrating life's evolution over the last 600 million years. Each horizontal section represents an eon or era from the Proterozoic to the Cenozoic and is sized according to its time interval. Montage by John Pojeta Jr., scientist emeritus at the U.S. Geological Survey and research associate at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History. This montage was also printed in the USGS publication Fossils, Rocks and Time. departments.html  

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