Information for a Changing World: Strategies for Integration and Use of


Entry_ID: GCRIO 124 GCRIO_Inventory: 6 Entry_Title: Information for a Changing World: Strategies for Integration and Use of Global Change Information. Executive Summary of a Report to Congress. May 15, 1991. Document_Author: CIESIN>Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network Agency_Name: CIESIN>Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network
Start_Date: 1991-05-15
Group: Summary
Audience_Interest_Guide: General Interest
Audience_Interest_Guide: Government
Audience_Interest_Guide: Science Institutes
Audience_Interest_Guide: Research Community
Audience_Interest_Guide: Education

Natural and human science information is a critical component in efforts to understand and
react to global change. This assessment is the overwhelming view of the scientists and
policymakers involved in this study. The United States has already attained a substantial
measure of success in gathering and using natural and human science information for
environment, economic, and social benefit. This experience could be used to more fully
leverage future investments in gathering earth science data.
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Group: Data_Center
Data_Center_Name: CIESIN>Consortium for International Earth Science Information
Network
Dataset_ID: same as Entry_Title
Group: Data_Center_Contact
Last_Name: None
First_Name: None
Email: ciesin.info@ciesin.org
Phone: (517) 797-2700
Fax: None
Group: Address
CIESIN>Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network
2250 Pierce Road
University Center, MI 48710
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Storage_Medium: 45 pages printed matter
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Atmospheric Sciences
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Earth Science
Discipline: Life Sciences > Environmental Sciences
Discipline: Multidisciplinary Sciences > Public Policy Studies
Discipline: Multidisciplinary Sciences > Information Science
Location: Global
Location: North America > United States
Keyword: global change
Keyword: earth science
Keyword: information resources
Keyword: information access
Keyword: data access
Keyword: data integration
Keyword: research
Keyword: bibliography