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Published 2003 by the National Science Foundation, the Association for Women Geoscientists and the Association for Women Geoscientists Foundation. Used by permission.


Compiles an extensive set of data on the status of women in the geosciences, identifying successful strategies for increasing diversity as well as obstacles that hinder efforts. The lessons learned and best practices that arise from this report will help geoscientists continue to increase the gender diversity of their community. Some of these lessons also provide insight into ways to improve the racial and ethnic diversity of the geosciences.