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USGS and Environment Canada Will Share Science Across Borders
Released: 5/23/2008 5:05:20 PM

Contact Information:
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Phil Turnipseed 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-5314

Jennifer LaVista 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4432

The U.S. Geological Survey and Environment Canada are working to expand cross-boundary work on important issues such as; climate change, water availability, avian influenza, and bio-monitoring.

This partnership will further streamline sharing of research from both countries and provide a framework to further benefit the relationships and sharing of science.

The USGS will formalize this collaboration with Environment Canada by signing a Memorandum of Understanding on May 30.

 The media are invited to attend this milestone event which will lay the ground work for collaboration across borders. 

Who: David Grimes, Asst. Deputy Minister, Environment Canada
Mark Myers, Director, U.S. Geological Survey
When: Friday, May 30, 2008
10 am
Where: USGS National Center Auditorium
12201 Sunrise Valley Dr
Reston, VA 20192

Please RSVP to Jennifer LaVista (contact above).

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