AW: [meteorite-list] Poll : Online Encyclopedia of Meteorites

From: David Weir <>
Date: Fri Feb 24 09:07:06 2006
Message-ID: <>

Hi all,

Just wanted to include the website for MetBase, which explains its scope
  - really awesome.


David Weir wrote:
> Hello Martin,
> Thanks for the kind comments about my site, which will remain free for
> everyone to study. My site is simply my ongoing synopsis of selected
> research being published by the many accomplished meteoriticists, whose
> dedication to this field of science allows anyone with an interest to
> follow the progress of revealing the history of our solar system. It's
> the best front-row seat I could imagine.
> I'm sure Pierre-Marie has his own original ideas for his potential
> online Encyclopedia of Meteorites, and I have no desire to expand my
> scope to encompass more than I am now writing on my meteoritestudies
> site, or to enter into any commercial ventures.
> I am already familiar with the subscription-based MetBase Library
> continuously edited by J?rn Koblitz (over 30,000 entries I believe),
> which is widely utilized around the world, so I'm not sure what more
> needs to be established in this arena. MetBase is a truly remarkable
> project, and I'm priviledged to have my modest collection entered into
> its extensive database. I do not subscribe to MetBase, but I have seen
> its scope, and I think others on this List might be interested;
> (contact:
> Regards,
> David
Received on Fri 24 Feb 2006 09:06:39 AM PST

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