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Global Change Research: Walker Sets Off Alarm Bells With Efforts to Rein In EOS

Science  16 Feb 1996:
Vol. 271, Issue 5251, pp. 900
DOI: 10.1126/science.271.5251.900

Summary

Representative Robert Walker (R-PA) is no fan of the Earth Observing System (EOS) program. And his latest attacks have not only angered supporters of the multibillion-dollar effort to monitor the planet's oceans, atmosphere, and land masses from space; they've also raised the specter of politicians influencing scientific judgments about proposed research.

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