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Ashley, G.M., Where are we headed? “Soft” rock research into the new millennium.
Baker, V.R., Adventitious and socially responsible research opportunities in the Earth sciences.
Bohlen, S.R., The Earth science century.
Cerling, T.E., and Ehleringer, J.R., Global biogeochemistry.
Gardner, W.R., Basic research opportunities in soil science from an Earth science perspective.
Hornberger, G.M., Linkages between the Earth and environmental sciences.
Kesler, S.E., Earth science research challenges: Water as a resource and a geologic agent.
Levander, A., Continental assembly, stability, and disassembly.
Simpson, D.W., Seismology—A cornerstone and keystone in Earth sciences.
Stanley, S.M., Paleontology and Earth system history in the new millennium.
Tauxe, L., and C. Constable, The role of paleomagnetism in the Earth sciences: Exciting new possibilities.
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Ahrens, T.J., Shock wave, impact research and Earth science—Fortuitous application and research opportunities.
Boettcher, M., F.T. Wu, and E.A. Hetland, The Changbaishan, China PASSCAL Experiment: Perspectives from an IRIS intern.
Chave, A.D., J.R. Booker, and M.J. Unsworth, The magnetotelluric method in studies of continental tectonics.
Coe, R.S., Research opportunities in geomagnetism and paleomagnetism.
Crisp, D., and C.A. Raymond, NASA New Millennium Program: Space flight validation of advanced technologies for future science missions.
Fiske, R.S., Research opportunities in volcanology: A ten-year vision.
Freeman, K.H., Research opportunities in isotopic biogeochemistry: Methods, mechanisms and cross-disciplinary mysteries.
Geller, M.A., Atmosphere/solid Earth interface research.
Hager, B.H., Research opportunities and challenges in Earth sciences for the next decade.
Herring, T.A., Research opportunities in geodesy.
MacGregor, I., and S.W. Draheim, National Science Foundation: Support of research and education in the Earth sciences.
Metzger, E.P., Coordinating changes in Earth science research and science education for the benefit of both.
Orcutt, J.A., Global Earth science.
Park, J., From seismic properties to geologic processes: The next steps.
Potter, K.W., Hydrology and ecosystems.
Tanimoto, T., Surprise in Earth’s oscillation.
Weller, R.A., The hydrological cycle—Linking the ocean and atmosphere to land.
Zimbelman, J.R., A planetary perspective on upcoming research opportunities in the Earth sciences.
WORKSHOP REPORTS 3
A Vision for Geomorphology and Quaternary Science Beyond 2000. Results of a workshop held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 6-7, 1999, 22 pp. ( http://vishnu.glg.nau.edu/amqua/ )
Participants: R. Anderson, A. Ashworth, T. Cerling; P. Clark, B. Dietrich, R. Graham, E. Grimm, V. Holliday, E. Ito, J. Knox, C. Oviatt, C. Paola, and L. Safran.
Coastal Sedimentary Geology Research a Critical National and Global Priority. Results of a workshop held in Honolulu, Hawaii, November 9-12, 1999, 11 pp.
Participants: J. Anderson, K. Crook, C. Fletcher, P. Larcombe, S. Rigss, A. Sallenger, D. Scott, I. Shennan, and R. Theiler.
Dynamic History of the Earth-Life System. Results of a workshop held in Washington, D.C., March 6-9, 1999, 19 pp. ( http://tigger.cc.uic.edu:80/orgs/paleo/PaleoSocWorkshop.htm )
Participants: R. Bambach, P. Crane, S. D’Hondt, W. DiMichele, D. Erwin, K. Flessa, J. Flynn, R. Gastaldo, S. Holland, D. Jablonski, J. Jackson, R. Kaesler, P. Kelley, S. Kidwell, P. Koch, T. Lyons, C. Maples, C. Marshall, A. Miller, B. Gupta, D. Springer, and S. Stanley.
Geoscience Education: A Recommended Strategy. Results of a workshop held in Arlington, Virginia, August 29-30, 1996, 26 pp. ( http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/1997/nsf97171/nsf97171.htm )
Participants: W. Bishop, L. Braile, S. Cook, L. Duguay, J. Hannah, R. Lopez, N. Marcus, M. Mayhew, J. Mitchell, D. Mogk, T. Moore, J. Prendeville, R. Ridky, R. Ryan, P. Samson, J. Snow, R. Somerville, D. Stephenson-Hawk, P. Stryker, Marilyn Suiter, and P. Wilkniss.
The workshops listed were sponsored by the NSF or Earth science professional societies for a variety of purposes. The reports can be found on the committee’s Web site http://www4.nationalacademies.org/cger/besr.nsf by clicking on “current studies,” then on “Basic Research Opportunities in the Earth Science at the National Science Foundation.” They may also be found at other Web addresses, as indicated in the reference given.
Microscopic to Macroscopic: Opportunities in Mineral and Rock Physics and Chemistry. Results of a workshop held in Scottsdale, Arizona, May 28-30, 1999, 18pp.
Participants: T. Ahrens, J. Banfield, G. Brown, M. Brown, P. Dove, R. Ewing, H. Green, R. Hemley, R. Jeanloz, S. Karato, K. Leinenweber, H. Mao, G. Masters, A. Navrotsky, John Parise, C. Prewitt, L. Stixrude, D. Weidner, H. Wenk, and R. Wentzcovitch.
Opportunities in Low-Temperature and Environmental Geochemistry. Results of a workshop held in Boston, Massachusetts, June 5, 1999, 10 pp.
Participants: J. Banfield, J. Banner, C. Bethke, J. Blum, W. Casey, O. Chadwick, C. Eggleston, W. Elliott, K. Freeman, M. Goldhaber, H. Lane, T. Lyons, C. Mora, K. Nagy, D. Nordstrom, F. Phillips, C. Romanek, S. Savin, G. Sposito, A. Stone, M. Velbel, C. Yapp, and H. Zimmerman.
Research Priorities in the Geosciences: Philosophical Perspectives. Results of a workshop held in Boulder, Colorado, March 5-7, 1999, 5 pp.
Participants: K. Benammar, B. Foltz, R. Frodeman, P. Glazebrook, E. Hargrove, I. Klaver, A. Light, D. Michelfelder, C. Mitcham, M. Oelschlaeger, H. Rolston III, J. Rouse, I. Stefanovic, D. Strong, and P. Warshall.
Sedimentary Systems in Space and Time: High Priority NSF Research Initiatives in Sedimentary Geology. Results of a workshop held in Boulder, Colorado, on March 27-29, 1999, 7 pp.
Participants: G. Ashley, P. Flemings, P. Heller, D. Lowe, I. Montanez, D. Nummedal, C. Paola, T. Simo, R. Slingerland, D. Swift, and J. Syvitski.
Support for Research in Tectonics at NSF. White paper from the Division of Structural Geology and Tectonics, Geological Society of America, July 24, 1998, 5 pp. ( http://www.geology.uiuc.edu/SGTDiv/ )
Participants: M. Brandon, D. Cowan, E. Moores, T. Pavlis, and J. Tullis.
LETTERS FROM INDIVIDUALS
Universities, Museums, and Professional Societies
Thomas H. Anderson, University of Pittsburgh
Jeff Bauer, Shawnee State University
Roger Bilham, University of Colorado
Grady Blount, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi
Michael Brown, University of Maryland
Kevin Burke, University of Houston
Philip A. Candela, University of Maryland
Millard F. Coffin, University of Texas
Robert F. Diffendal, Jr., University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Ralph Franklin, Clemson University
M. Charles Gilbert, University of Oklahoma
D. Jay Grimes, University of Southern Mississippi
Stan Hart, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Robert M. Hazen, Carnegie Institution of Washington
Attila Kilinc, University of Cincinnati
Mark Kuzila, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Stephen Marshak, Geological Society of America, Division of Structure and Tectonics
Jim McWilliams, University of California, Los Angeles
J. William Miller, Jr., University of North Carolina, Asheville
Gary W. Petersen, Soil Science Society of America
James B. Phipps, Grays Harbor College
Richard D. Rosen, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc.
Brian Schroth, San Francisco State University
Peter M. Sheehan, Milwaukee Public Museum
Andrew A. Sicree, Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum, Pennsylvania State University
Rudy Slingerland, Pennsylvania State University
Alvin J.M. Smucker, Michigan State University
Lee E. Sommers, Soil Science Society of America
Donald L. Sparks, Soil Science Society of America
Lee Suttner, Indiana University, Bloomington
D. James Baker, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Steven R. Bohlen, U.S. Geological Survey
Carson W. Culp, Bureau of Land Management
Charles G. Groat, U.S. Geological Survey
Carolita U. Kallaur, Minerals Management Service
P. Patrick Leahy, U.S. Geological Survey
Norine E. Noonan, Environmental Protection Agency
Horace Smith, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Randy Smith, National Imagery and Mapping Agency