Michael Krauss's scientific contributions

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1. Except for the case of Eyak, which I can personally confirm, many of the statistics, large and small, in this article are but reports or estimates; I trust it will be obvious that any imprecision in the present figures should in no way detract from the basic point of their shocking significance. For North America and the Soviet North the figures...

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... Krauss's call to face the impending language endangerment crisis was first delivered at 1991 in the Endangered Languages Symposium annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America; see Simons & Lewis (2013: 3). Krauss (1992) surveyed the global situation and estimated that only 10% of languages seem safe in the long term, up to 50% may already be moribund, which means they are in the way of loss, and the remainder are in danger of becoming moribund by the end of this century (Simons & Lewis, 2013:3). ...