Introduction

The 1997 annual meeting of the Executive Committee and Advisory Board of the European Pollen database was held April 17 - 20th in Durham, England. Following established tradition, this newsletter comprises a summary of the main points presented at that meeting together with the discussions that arose and the decisions that were made. Please note that this newsletter is also available on these WWW servers.

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