Paleonet: Snapshot of Paleontologists
plotnick at uic.edu
Mon Mar 31 22:01:18 GMT 2008
Georgiana L Wingard wrote:
> I enjoyed reading Roy Plotnick's update of Karl Flessa's 1997
> assessment of Paleontology, but was curious why those of us in the
> Federal government were excluded, but state governments were included
> . . .
> I still count myself as a paleontologist!
I had to rely principally on the Directory of Geoscience Departments database, which does not include federal employees. I suspect that I also missed a lot of state survey people. That's why it's "a fuzzy snapshot." - Roy
Roy E. Plotnick
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University of Illinois at Chicago
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