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Science  09 Feb 1996:
Vol. 271, Issue 5250, pp. 752
DOI: 10.1126/science.271.5250.752b


The United States and Russia have announced an exchange of maps made from previously classified spy satellite photos that record petrochemical hazards at the other country's military air bases. The exchange—“using data that you never even admitted you were looking at,” as one U.S. official puts it—is part of a broader effort to tackle global environmental problems.