American Geophysical Union
The blatant barriers are down. Women are now routinely chief scientists on major cruises, lead field parties to all continents, and have risen to leadership positions in professional organizations, academic departments, and funding agencies. Nonetheless, barriers remain. Women continue to be under-represented in the Earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences.
Bell, Robin E. and Kastens, Kim A., "Righting the Balance: Gender Diversity in the Geosciences" (2004). EOS. ADVANCE Library Collection. Paper 47.