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Coalition for National Science Funding Exhibition

Earthscope exhibit. Click for larger image.GSA, AGU, and AGI jointly hosted a booth showcasing EarthScope, a program designed to explore the structure and evolution of the North American Continent, at last monthís CNSF exhibition in Washington, D.C.

On June 22nd another successful Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) exhibition was held in the Rayburn House Office Building. Six members of Congress attended the evening event, including Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD), Howard Coble (R-NC), Vernon Ehlers (R-MI), Bob Etheridge (D-NC), David Hobson (R-OH), and Ralph Regula (R-OH). John Marburger, Science Advisor to the President and Director of OSTP, was also present, along with several others from OSTP and the NSF, including Dr. Arden Bement the interim Director of NSF.

Hess,  Alvarez, Lyons, & Simpson. Click for larger image.The exhibition featured science, mathematics and engineering research and education projects supported by the National Science Foundation. Researchers, educators, and students from all over the U.S., answered questions about their efforts to help meet the nationís research and education goals.

The GSA/AGU/AGI Earthscope exhibit featured pictures, instrumentation from an actual GPS station, video presentations, and informational brochures. More information on Earthscope can be found at www.earthscope.org/.

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