Hydrologic Sciences Report


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The National Research Council's Water Science and Technology Board established a Committee on Opportunities in the Hydrologic Sciences, chaired by AGU Past President Peter S. Eagleson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. A report outlining the plans for the committee, prepared by Eagleson, was published in Eos, August 30, 1988 (pp. 817 and 821). A follow-up article, “Profiles of the Hydrologic Community,” published in Eos, May 27, 1989 (p. 612), summarized the results of a questionnaire circulated among the 2000-plus members of the AGU Hydrology Section. The following article by Committee Chairman Eagleson brings readers u p to date on the results of the NAS Committee's study and announces availability of their report.