Preparing the Next Generation of Earth Scientists
An Examination of Federal Education and Training ProgramsUnknown - 2013
"Earth science (defined here as excluding oceanic, atmospheric, and space science) plays a key role in the well-being of our nation, and many issues in its purview -including hydrocarbon, mineral, and water resources; the environment; and geological hazards such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions- are expected to grow in importance. Addressing these issues requires an earth science worforce that draws on the talents of all citizens, including women and minorities historically underrepresented in earth science."--P. 1.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 
Copyright Date: ©2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 84 pages) : color illustrations
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