Strategic plan for the U.S. Geological Survey, 1996 to 2005

by United States Geological Survey

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Office of the Director in Reston, VA (107 National Center, Reston 22092)

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Other titlesStrategic plan for the US Geological Survey, 1996 to 2005
Statementprepared by the Policy Council and the Strategic Planning Team, U.S. Geological Survey
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.). Policy Council, Geological Survey (U.S.). Strategic Planning Team
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Paginationxii, 52 p. :
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL18009529M

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