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A biological survey for the nation

Author: Peter H Raven; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Formation of the National Biological Survey.; United States. Department of the Interior.; National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on the Formation of the National Biological Survey.; National Biological Survey (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1993.
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Discusses key issues and problems for which an improved assessment of the nation's biological resources is needed; the kinds of efforts in research and information management needed to create that  Read more...

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National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Formation of the National Biological Survey.
Biological survey for the nation.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1993
(DLC) 93085920
(OCoLC)28958981
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Raven; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Formation of the National Biological Survey.; United States. Department of the Interior.; National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on the Formation of the National Biological Survey.; National Biological Survey (U.S.)
ISBN: 0585112762 9780585112763
OCLC Number: 44966039
Notes: Committee chairman: Peter H. Raven.
Study was sponsored by the Department of the Interior contract 14-48-0009-93-013.
"The Department of the Interior has begun the process of forming a new agency, the National Biological Survey (NBS)"--Page vii.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 205 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: 1 FRONT MATTER; 2 CONTENTS; 3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; 4 1 THE VALUE OF A BIOLOGICAL SURVEY FOR THE NATION; 5 2 SCIENCE IN THE SERVICE OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY; 6 3 MEETING THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF NPBS CLIENTS; 7 4 COORDINATION OF THE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR BIOLOGICAL SURVEY; 8 5 IMPLEMENTATION; 9 REFERENCES; 10 APPENDIX A: BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION; 11 APPENDIX B: EXCERPTS FROM FY 1994 BUDGET JUSTIFICATION; 12 INDEX
Responsibility: Committee on the Formation of the National Biological Survey, Commission on the Formation of the National Biological Survey, National Research Council.

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