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To Be Continued part of Web Resource Collection

This article in the Chronicle of Higher Education summarizes lessons learned from the first year of a dual career couple's job search. She is a geoscientist, he is an engineer; having decided that ...
Resource Type: Biographical Resources

Burkholderia xenovorans LB400 part of Web Resource Collection

This web page describes the microbe Burkholderia xenovorans strain LB400. Burkholderia xenovorans LB400 is a know aerobic degrader of PCBs, as well as degrading benzoate. The page gives some genomic ...
Subject: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Biographical Resources, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Gone for Good: Tales of University Life after the Golden Age part of Print Resource Collection
During the 'golden age,' research money flowed freely. But the end of the cold war reduced competition within the international research community and government dollars diminished correspondingly, ...

Resource Type: Biographical Resources

Memories Come To Us In the Rain and the Wind part of Print Resource Collection
This book contains 25 oral histories from Navajo uranium miners and their families. Their hope was to gain compensation for the great loss in death and illness brought about by mining uranium, with ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Policy:US National Policy, Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining
Resource Type: Policy Resources:Opinion, Biographical Resources

Two-Hundred Years of Hydrogeology in the United States part of Print Resource Collection
This is a great reference book for anyone interested in the historical figures and concepts in hydrogeology. The report contains biographic information, old photographs, and describes the scientific ...

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Education
Resource Type: Biographical Resources, Activities:Lab Activity, Project, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Classroom Activity

The Life of Sergei Winogradsky part of Print Resource Collection
This journal article describes the life history of Sergei Winogradsky, the "Father of Soil Microbiology." It discusses the two phases of his scientific career and highlights his major ...

Subject: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Biofilms, Education:Assessment, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw, Biographical Resources, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary

Mothers on the Fast Track: How a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers part of Print Resource Collection
In the past few decades the number of women entering graduate and professional schools has been going up and up, while the number of women reaching the top rung of the corporate and academic worlds ...

Subject: History, Education, Business
Resource Type: Biographical Resources

Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory: Women Scientists Speak Out part of Print Resource Collection
About half of the undergraduate and roughly 40 percent of graduate degree recipients in science and engineering are women. As increasing numbers of these women pursue research careers in science, ...

Resource Type: Biographical Resources

A Life Revealed part of Web Resource Collection

Resource Type: Biographical Resources, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

World Foundation for Environment and Development part of Web Resource Collection

This site is the home page for the World Foundation for Environment and Development (WFED), an independent non-governmental organization working to sustain economic development and conservation of ...
Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Environmental Science:Policy:Global Policy, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biodiversity, Biology:Diversity, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Microbiology, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Policy:Environmental Economics
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Biographical Resources, Scientific Resources:Collection

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