2004 AGU Fall Meeting, San Fransico, 13 through 17 December, 2004
 
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Program: Scientific Highlights

Union Events

Ice Breaker
1700h - 1830h Sunday, 12 December
Moscone West, Level 2 Foyer

Frontiers of Geophysics
1830h Monday, 13 December
Marriott Hotel, Salon 7

U15A Sedimentary Rocks and Evidence for Aqueous Environment on the Surface of Mars Presented by John P. Grotzinger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

AGU Honors Evening
   —Join in and pay tribute to the 2004 AGU medalists honored at this event.

Honors Ceremony
1830h Wednesday, 15 December
Marriott Hotel, Salon 9

Reception immediately following ceremony.

Honors Banquet
2000h Wednesday, 15 December
Marriott Hotel, Salon 8

View the complete list of medalists.
Shuttle service is provided to all hotels from the Marriott Hotel, 2000h - 2330h.

AGU Council Meeting
1815h - 2000h Friday, 17 December
Argent Hotel, Metropolitan I

Section/Focus Group Events

Hydrology Section Luncheon
1230h - 1330h Tuesday, 14 December
Marriott Hotel, Salon 8
Tickets: $25.00 per person

Ocean Sciences Section Luncheon
1230h - 1330h Tuesday, 14 December
Marriottt Hotel, Salons 10-12
Tickets: $25.00 per person

Seismology and Tectonophysics Sections (Joint) Luncheon
1230h - 1330h Tuesday, 14 December
Marriott Hotel, Nob Hill A-D
Tickets: $25.00 per person

Section Business Meetings and Receptions
1815h - 1930h Tuesday, 14 December

  • Atmospheric and Space Electricity
    Marriott Hotel, Golden Gate B
  • Biogeosciences
    Marriott Hotel, Nob Hill A-D
  • Cryosphere and Arctic with AINA and ARCUS (Joint)
    Marriott Hotel, Salon 9
  • Geodesy
    Marriott Hotel, Salons 1 and 2
  • Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism
    Marriott Hotel, Salons 10 and 11
  • Global Environmental Change
    Marriott Hotel, Club Room
  • Nonlinear Geophysics
    Marriott Hotel, Salons 14 and 15
  • Mineral and Rock Physics and Study of the Earth's Deep Interior (Joint)
    (sponsored by Almax Industries and Technodiamant)
    Marriott Hotel, Salons 12 and 13
  • Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology
    Marriott Hotel, Salon 8
  • Planetary Sciences
    Marriott Hotel, Golden Gate C
  • Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology
    Marriott Hotel, Golden Gate A
    Bowen Award presented to Peter Kelemen (Sponsored by G.E.R.M.)

SPA Agency Night
1815h - 1930h Tuesday, 14 December
Moscone West, Room 3001-3003

Space Physics and Aeronomy and Atmospheric Sciences (Joint) Dinner
1930h - 2230h Tuesday, 14 December
Hotel Nikko, Nikko Ballroom I-II
Tickets: $45.00 per person


Town Hall Meetings
Thursday, 16 December

The MARGINS Database: Its Part in the Marine Geoscience Data Management System and Benefits of Integrated Data Access and Visualization to Researchers and Educators
Hosted by: National Science Foundation-MARGINS
Moscone West, Room 3006
1830h

The MARGINS Database (DB) is an access point for all data collected under the MARGINS Program Initiatives. Within the Marine Geoscience Data Management System, MARGINS DB integrates with databases for RIDGE 2000, the Antarctic and RIDGE Multibeam Synthesis projects and the Seismic Reflection Field Data Center. A focus on user-friendly access and interoperability with existing and developing databases provides seamless acquisition, manipulation and viewing across diverse datatypes and scales. The system will appeal to researchers and to educators seeking informative data-oriented ways to convey earth science "stories" to undergraduates and the public. All are invited to learn more about the benefits of the integrated data system and to discuss its potential and power in delivering sometimes complex data in a manner accessible and enlightening to researchers and educators alike. We will also discuss other exciting MARGINS Program developments, including education and outreach plans and the platform for progress presented by the Program's recent NSF Review.

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