Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 70, Issue 42, pages 906–907, 17 October 1989
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1989), Confidence building, Eos Trans. AGU, 70(42), 906–907, doi:10.1029/89EO00325.(
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- Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
Many conferences are being held on confidence building in many countries. Usually they are organized and attended by political scientists and science policy specialists. A remarkable exception, in which the main brainstorming was done by “grass roots” geophysicists, nuclear physicists, engineers and ecologists, was a meeting in July at St. John's College in Santa Fe, N. Mex.
The aim of the conference Technology-Based Confidence Building: Energy and Environment was to survey programs of international cooperation in pertinent areas of mutual concern to all nations and to identify new initiatives that could contribute to enhanced international stability, with emphasis on cooperation between the U.S. and U.S.S.R.