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I am not a science major and need help to finish this paper as soon as possible!

Objectives. Provide students with an opportunity to write professionally in the way that geologists, environmental scientists, engineers etc. write when they prepare a report, grant proposal, etc. that will be read primarily by other professionals. This implies using more than just web-search information, although a growing amount of research is being made available through primarily…

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