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Position Statements Adopted by GSA Council

At its October 2013 meeting, the GSA Council approved two new Position Statements entitled Critical Mineral Resources and Managing U.S. Coastal Hazards.

Geoscience issues
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Managing U.S. Coastal Hazards

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Critical Mineral Resources

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Geoheritage

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Supporting Planetary Exploration

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Climate Change

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Public Investment in Earth Science Research

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Role of Government in Mineral and Energy Resources Research

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The Value of Geologic Mapping

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Integrating Geoscience with Sustainable Land-Use Management

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Geoscience and Natural Hazards Policy

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Monitor the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

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Water Resources

Education Issues
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Expanding and Improving Geoscience in Higher Education

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The Importance of Teaching Earth Science

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Teaching Evolution

Data Issues
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Geoscience Data Preservation

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Open Access to Data

Professional Issues
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Diversity in the Geosciences Community

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Maintaining the Benefits of Involvement by Federal Scientists in Scientific Society Leadership

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Promoting Earth Science Literacy for Public Decision Making

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Rewarding Professional Contributions

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Visas for Foreign Scientists and Students

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