Environment: National Monitoring Network Does Science--and a Lot More

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Science  17 Nov 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5239, pp. 1151-1152
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5239.1151


Beijing—A new environmental research network has been given the challenging job of monitoring current conditions and providing workable solutions to the country's serious environmental problems. However, it faces a tough task in overcoming bureaucratic rivalries and a tradition of limited access to such data.