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Review of NASA's Earth Science Enterprise Research Strategy for 2000-2010 Contents  1   INTRODUCTION   1      Background,   1      Charge and Approach,   1      The ESE Research Strategy,   2      Relationship of the ESE to the U.S. Global Change Research Program,   2  II   SUMMARY OF FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS   3  III   THE PRIMARY SCIENCE ISSUES   4  IV   THE DETAILED SCIENCE QUESTIONS   5      Questions Related to Earth System Variability and Trends,   6      Questions Related to Forcing and Response,   8      Questions Related to the Consequences of Global Change,   8      Questions Related to Global Prediction and Assessments,   9      Summary Comments—Detailed Science Questions,   9  V   NASA'S RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANSWERING THE DETAILED SCIENCE QUESTIONS   10  VI   SCIENCE PRIORITY CRITERIA   10  VII   CREATING A LIVING STRATEGIC PLAN   11      Strategy for Long-Term Observations,   13      Data and Information Systems,   13      Partnerships,   14      Organizational Issues,   15  VIII   CONCLUSIONS   16  Appendix A   Letter of Request   17  Appendix B   NASA Document   18  Appendix C   NASA Document   32