Navigating Declining Budgets, Political Hurdles: A New Vision for the Future of Geoscience
Article first published online: 18 JUN 2013
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 94, Issue 25, pages 224–225, 18 June 2013
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2013), Navigating Declining Budgets, Political Hurdles: A New Vision for the Future of Geoscience, Eos Trans. AGU, 94(25), 224.(
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