| August 1996
||Table of Contents
The Role of Mutual Trust in Siting Controversial Facilities
Mary R. English - Difficult decisions demand that scientists, citizens, and policy-makers trust each other.
NEWS & FEATURES
Janice O. Childress - Flooding the Colorado River ... WAND may cut nuclear waste ... AGI presents awards at ISEF ... OCS crude and natural gas assessment released ... Broecker awarded National Medal of Science ... Moving beyond K-12 ... Still a mystery, by Jove
Lawrence J. Flynn - Public Lands, Public Fossils
Why Have Earth Scientists Failed to Find Suitable Nuclear Waste Disposal Sites?
John B. Robertson - Social and political forces vie with science in the site selection process.
Unsaturated-Zone Characterization for Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal in Texas
Bridget R. Scanlon - Hydrologic studies provide vital data for evaluating potential waste disposal sites and monitoring their subsequent performance.
Beneath the Surface: Geophysical Aspects of Radioactive Waste Disposal
Don W. Steeples - Geophysical techniques can help us make decisions about the location and operation of waste disposal facilities.
See the related press release describing the August issue.
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