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Science Abstracts

Mount Rainier National Park
Natural & Cultural Resources Division

100th Anniversary Symposium
Abstract of Presentations
The 1999 Annual Meeting of the Northwest Scientific Association was held in Tacoma, Washington, March 24-27, 1999. The theme, A Century of Resource Stewardship and Beyond: Mount Rainier National Park 100th Anniversary Symposium, focused on scientific research on various parts of the park. This web site presents abstracts of papers which focused primarily on Mount Rainier National Park. Some papers are included in their entirety.

Did You Know?

Volunteers from Japan working on the Kautz boardwalk accessible trail.

Mount Fuji in Japan is Mount Rainier's sister mountain. Visitors from Japan have noted a strong resemblance between the two volcanoes. Mount Rainier is honored to have a contingent of volunteers from Japan come to the park each year for two weeks to work on a project.