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Published May 1, 1988 | public
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Earth science field work: Role and status


This essay contends that the outstanding contributions currently being made to the earth sciences by theoretical and laboratory endeavors increase rather than decrease the need for sound field observations. The presentation is strongly prejudiced in favor of field studies and, accordingly, invites critical examination by skeptical minds.

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"Reprinted, with permission, from the Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Volume 16 copyright 1988 by Annual Reviews, www.annualreviews.org"


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