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Summary

The Office of Environmental Sciences (OES) is established to make more visible the Smithsonian's broad spectrum of research projects in the environmental sciences and improve the opportunities for attracting financial support and scientific collaboration.

Subject

Office of Environmental Sciences

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • SIA gives date as October 1969.
  • Guide to Smithsonian Archives. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983. Archives and Special Collections of the Smithsonian Institution Number 4., p. 156
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1970, p. 59

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

October 28, 1970

Topic

  • New Programs
  • Ecology
  • Collaboration
  • Environmental research

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