2004 AGU Fall Meeting, San Fransico, 13 through 17 December, 2004
 
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Union Sessions
Union Lecture
Bowie and Named Lectures

Union Sessions

The Union sessions are for the benefit of meeting participants who have broad interests outside their own disciplines.

Monday, 13 December

Union Tutorials

U11A Union Tutorials I
Marriott, Salon 7
0800h

U12A Union Tutorials II
Marriott, Salon 7
1020h

U13A African Continental Paleoclimate and Hominid Evolution I
Marriott, Salon 7
1340h

U14A African Continental Paleoclimate and Hominid Evolution I
Marriott, Salon 7
1600h

Tuesday, 14 December

U21A African Continental Paleoclimate and Hominid Evolution III Posters
Moscone West, Level 2
0800h

U21B Running on Empty? Oil: How Much, Where, and at What Cost?
Marriott, Salon 7
0800h

U22A Cassini/Huygens at Saturn
Marriott, Salon 7
1020h

U23A Climate of the Past Million Years I
Marriott, Salon 7
1340h

Wednesday, 15 December

U31A Climate of the Past Million Years II Posters
Moscone West, Level 1
0800h

U31B Fiftieth Anniversary of Apparent Polar Wander: Accomplishments and Challenges I
Marriott, Salon 7
0800h

U32A Fiftieth Anniversary of Apparent Polar Wander: Accomplishments and Challenges II
Marriott, Salon 7
1020h

U33A Fiftieth Anniversary of Apparent Polar Wander: Accomplishments and Challenges III Posters
Moscone West, Level 1
1340h

U33B The Deep Earth Engine: Geophysics and Geochemistry I
Marriott, Salon 7
1340h

U34A The Deep Earth Engine: Geophysics and Geochemistry II
Marriott, Salon 7
1600h

Thursday, 16 December

U41A The Deep Earth Engine: Geophysics and Geochemistry III Posters
Moscone West, Level 2
0800h

U41B A Sun-Climate Connection on Centennial to Millennial Timescales? I
Marriott, Salon 7
0800h

U42A A Sun-Climate Connection on Centennial to Millennial Timescales? II
Marriott, Salon 7
1020h

U43A A Sun-Climate Connection on Centennial to Millennial Timescales? III Posters
Moscone West, Level 2
1340h

U43B Big Bang to You and Me I
Marriott, Salon 7
1340h

U44A Big Bang to You and Me II
Marriott, Salon 7
1600h

Friday, 17 December

U51A Challenges to Mountain Water Resources and Ecosystems I
Moscone West, Room 3006
0800h

U52A Challenges to Mountain Water Resources and Ecosystems II
Moscone West, Room 3006
1020h

U53A Challenges to Mountain Water Resources and Ecosystems III Posters
Moscone West, Level 2
1340h

Union Lecture

Frontiers of Geophysics

U15A Sedimentary Rocks and Evidence for Aqueous Environment on the Surface of Mars
Presented by John P. Grotzinger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Marriott, Salon 7
Monday, 13 December 1830h

Bowie* and Named Lectures

The Bowie Lecture Series was inaugurated in 1989 to commemorate the 50th presentation of the William Bowie Medal, which is AGU's highest honor and is named for AGU's first president.

Monday, 13 December

Bjerknes Lecture*
A13D Atmospheric Pollution and Climate Change: A Local and Global Perspective
Presented by Mario J. Molina, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Moscone West, Room 3001
1340h

Gutenberg Lecture*
S14A Bridging the Gap Between Seismology and Oceanography: New Phenomena in the Background Seismic Wave Field
Presented by BA Romanowicz, University of California at Berkeley
Moscone West, Room 3001
1700h

Tuesday, 14 December

Bowie Lecture*
G24A Time-Variable Gravity Measurements Come of Age
Presented by Michael M. Watkins, California Institute of Technology
Moscone West, Room 3001
1710h

Bullard Lecture*
GP24A Hot Spot Motion, Scales of Mantle Convection, and the Long-Term History of the Geodynamo
Presented by John A. Tarduno, University of Rochester
Moscone West, Room 3024
1600h

Franklin Lecture
AE24 Advances in Atmospheric Electricity and Lightning Research
Presented by
Moscone West, Room 3024
1730h

Lorenz Lecture
NG24A Process, Pattern, Prediction: Understanding Complexity in Driven Earth Systems
Presented by John Rundle, University of California
Moscone West, Room 3001
1600h

Nye Lecture
C24B We Are All Glaciologists Now: Ice in the Climate System
Presented by Richard B. Alley, Pennsylvania State University
Marriott, Yerba Buena Ballroom
1715h

Wednesday, 15 December

Langbein Lecture*
H31E Robert Horton and the Application of Distributed Hydrological Models
Presented by Keith J. Beven, Lancaster University
Moscone West, Room 3001
0800h

Sverdrup Lecture
OS31B Marine Snow and Gels: Hot Spots of Biogeochemical Cycling, Biological Activity, and Sedimentation in the Sea
Presented by A L Alldredge, University of California, Santa Barbara
Moscone West, Room 3001
0915h

Whipple Lecture
P31C-07 A Framework for Chondrite Formation in the Nebula
Presented by J A Wood, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Moscone West, Room 2008
0930h

Nicolet Lecture*
SA32A Comparative Dynamics and Aeronomy of the Atmospheres of Earth and Mars
Presented by Jeffrey Forbes, University of Colorado
Moscone West, Room 3001
1020h

Emiliani Lecture
PP33C Tropical Ice Core Evidence for Rapid Holocene Climate Change and Asynchronous Glaciation
Presented by Lonnie G. Thompson, The Ohio State University
Moscone West, Room 3001
1340h

Sagan Lecture
B33E Evolution of Earth's Atmosphere and Climate
Presented by James F. Kasting, Pennsylvania State University
Moscone West, Room 3001
1440h

Thursday, 16 December

Birch Lecture*
T44A Where on Earth Is the Ocean?
Presented by Shun-ichiro Karato, Yale University
Moscone West, Room 3001
1700h

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