Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union

Earth and Space Science Community Assesses Impacts of U.S. Government Shutdown

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Abstract

The recent 16-day shutdown of the U.S. federal government cost the U.S. economy an estimated $24 billion. Federal science agencies are also tallying significant negative effects, including interruptions, delays, and, in some cases, cancellation of critical research projects in the Earth and space sciences.

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