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September 1996 Table of Contents Volume 41 Number 9

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  • Letters
  • Calendar
  • About People
  • Classified Ads
  • Geologic Phenomena
  • Geologic Column
  • Geomedia

    Impacts of Educational Funding on the Geosciences
    David W. Mogk - Federal investment in geoscience education offers new teaching, research, and service opportunities.


    Janice O. Childress - Serving society through geology ... Lake Vostok: a freshwater time capsule ... Getting to the core ... American R&D still leads world ... Geology -- a national profession ... Ancient sea-level swings confirmed ... PEPP promotes high-tech seismology ... Computer model links fire and atmosphere ... Forces of change ... Scientists study ocean dump site

    David Applegate - Reauthorization of Environmental Legislation Stalls

    National Standards: Challenges for Earth Science Education
    Rodger W. Bybee and Harold A. Pratt - New standards define earth science as requirement for scientific literacy.

    Science Centers: Where Science, Scientists, and the Public Intersect
    Bonnie VanDorn - Hands-on philosophy makes science museums and science more accessible to all.

    Paleontology and the Public
    David D. Gillette - Utah volunteer program teaches public about Earth's past.

    GLOBE: Earth as our Backyard
    James G. Lawless and Ralph Coppola - International environmental monitoring program creates partnership between students and scientists.

    See the related press release describing the September issue.
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