| 2002 Spring Meeting |
Washington Convention Center
28 - 31 May 2002
(Tuesday through Friday )
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Guidelines for Oral Sessions
Guidelines for Poster Sessions
American Geophysical Union (AGU) is an international scientific society of 39,000 members, more than thirty percent of whom come from outside the U.S. As a society AGU is dedicated to advancing the understanding of Earth and its environment in space and making results availableto the public.
The European Union of Geosciences (EUG), started in 1980. Its aim is to develop cooperation among scientists in different fields of earth and planetary sciences such as geology, geophysics, geochemistry, planetology, oceanography, hydrology, etc. Its membership is strictly individual and no one may represent any national organization, institution, or laboratory.
The Geochemical Society(GS) is a private nonprofit international scientific society founded to encourage the application of chemistry to the solution of geological and cosmological problems. Membership is international and diverse in background, encompassing such fields as organic geochemistry, high- and low-temperature geochemistry, petrology, meteoritics, fluid-rock interaction, and isotope geochemistry.
The Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) provides a forum for individuals interested in mineralogy, crystallography, and petrology.
Tuesday, 28 May
Wednesday, 29 May
Thursday, 30 May
Wednesday, 29 May
These presentations are identified as Frontiers talks because they highlight exciting developments that will be of interest to many attendees.
Tuesday, 28 May
Wednesday, 29 May
Thursday, 30 May
Friday, 31 May
Descriptions of many other sessions at the Spring Meeting are also highlighted.
Each field trip is limited to 20 participants and will include lunch and transportation ($35 per person). To reserve a space, please contact the AGU Meetings Department, Tel: +1-202-777-7332, Fax: +1-202-328-0566.
Baltimore Ecosystem Study
The Baltimore Ecosystem Study aims to understand Baltimore as an ecological system and to determine how the ecosystem changes over long time periods. Participants will visit a set of small catchments and experimental plots located in forested, agricultural, suburban, and urban land uses. Participants will view measurements and results from a set of ecosystem plots and catchment-scale studies that focus on storage and fluxes of terrestrial carbon, water, and nutrients. The trip will be led by Larry Band from the University of North Carolina and Peter Groffman from the Institute of Ecosystem Studies.
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) is dedicated to increasing knowledge of the biological and physical processes that sustain life on earth. SERC's interdisciplinary research applies long-term studies to examine ecological questions about landscapes of linked ecosystems, especially those impacted by human activities. Located on the shore of Chesapeake Bay in Edgewater, Maryland, SERC uses the geographic features of the nation's largest estuary to investigate interconnections of aquatic, terrestrial, and atmospheric components of complex landscapes, which are then compared on regional, continental, and global scales. Participants will view measurement sites for specific field-based research projects, including the response of a salt marsh ecosystem to elevated CO2, nutrient export from a riverine ecosystem to the Chesapeake Bay, and the effects of ultra-violet radiation on plankton. The field trip will be led by Patrick Magonigal, a research scientist at SERC.
Complete information regarding exhibits and exhibitors
2001 Spring Meeting Exhibitors
Exhibits from government agencies, book publishers, instrumentation equipment providers, and others will be on display. For additional information please contact Dazzerine Hall, Tel: +1-202-777-7318, Fax: +1-202-328-0566, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Reach the Public
If you are presenting research that could be of interest to the general public, we suggest you first contact the public information office at your institution or agency for assistance in writing a news release. For information about scheduling a news conference at the Spring Meeting, contact the Spring Meeting program committee member for your AGU section or:
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KiddieCorp will provide professional child care services for children aged 6 months to 12 years. Fees are $6 per hour, with a 3-hour minimum reservation. Children will enjoy games, story time, arts and crafts, and other fun-filled activities.
Child care services are a contractual agreement between each individual and KiddieCorp. AGU assumes no responsibility for the services rendered.
For more information, contact KiddieCorp, Tel: +1-858-455-1718, E-mail: email@example.com. Advance reservations are required by 30 April 2002.
Meeting Chair and Union: Scott King, Purdue University, Department ofEarth and Atmospheric Sciences, West Lafayette, IN USA 47907-1397, Tel:+1-765-494-3696, Fax: +1-765-496-1210 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Atmospheric Sciences: Linnea M. Avallone, University of Colorado,Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, Campus Box 590, Boulder, CO USA80309, Tel: +1-303-492-5913, Fax: +1-303-492-6444, E-mail:
Biogeosciences: Ruth Defries, University of Maryland, Department of Geography, Lefrak Hall, College Park, MD USA Tel: +1-301-405-4884, Fax:+1-301-314-9299, E-mail: email@example.com
European Union of Geosciences: Jason Phipps Morgan, GEOMAR Research Center for Marine Geosciences, Geodynamics
Group Wischhofstr. 1-3, Geb. 8D, D-24148 Kiel (Germany), Tel:+49-(0)431-600-2271, Fax: +49-(0)431-600-2922,E-mail:
Geodesy: Jeanne M. Sauber, Geodynamics Branch, NASA/ Goddard SpaceFlight Center, Mail Code 921, Greenbelt, MD USA 20771, Tel: +1-301-614-6465,Fax: +1-301-614-6522, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism: Michael Purucker, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Geodynamics Branch and Raytheon ITSS, Code 921, Greenbelt, MD USA20771, Tel: +1-301-614-6473, Fax: +1-301-614-6522, E-mail:
Geochemical Society: Adina Paytan, Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford CA 94305-2115 USA, Tel: +1-650-724-4073,Fax: +1-650-725-0979, E-mail: email@example.com
Hydrology: Allen Bradley, University of Iowa, Institute of Hydraulic Research, 404 Hydraulics Laboratory, Iowa City, IA USA 52242, Tel:+1-319-335-6117, Fax: +1-319-335-5238, E-mail:
Mineralogical Society: Yingwei Fei, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 5251 Broad Branch Road, NW, Washington, DC USA 20015,Tel: +1-202-478-8936, Fax: +1-202-478-8901, E-mail:
Nonlinear Geophysics: Chair, Kristy Tiampo, 3142 5th Street, Boulder,CO USA 80304, Tel: +1-303-492-4779, Fax: +1-303-545-0106, E-Mail:
Ocean Sciences: Alan C. Mix, Oregon State University, College of Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanography Administration Building 104,Corvallis, OR USA 97331-5503, Tel: +1-541-737-5212, Fax: +1-541-737-2064,E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Planetary Sciences: James R. Zimbelman, Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, CEPS MRC 315, Washington, DC USA 20560, Tel:+1-202-786-2981, Fax: +1-202-786-2566, E-mail:
Seismology: Edward Garnero, Arizona State University, Department ofGeology, Box 871404, Tempe, AZ USA 85287-1404, Tel: +1-480-965-7653, Fax:+1-480-965-8102, E-mail: email@example.com,Web site: http://garnero.asu.edu
Space Physics and Aeronomy: Chair (SA) Robert R. Meier, Naval Research Laboratory, 4555 Overlook Avenue, Washington, DC USA 20375, Tel:+1-202-767-2773, Fax: +1-202-404-8090, E-mail:
Tectonophysics: Lars Stixrude, University of Michigan, Department of Geological Sciences, 2534 CC Little Building, 425 East University Ave, AnnArbor, MI USA 48109-1063, Tel: +1-313-647-9071, Fax: +1-313-763-4690, E-mail:
Volcanology: Steven B. Shirey, Carnegie Institute of Washington, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, 5241 Broad Branch Rd. NW, Washington, DC USA 20015, Tel: +1-202-478-8473, Fax: +1-202-478-8821, E-mail:
Committee on Education and Human Resources (CEHR): Stephanie Ann Stockman, NASA/GSFC, Code 921, Greenbelt, MD USA 20771, Tel:+1-301-614-6457, Fax: +1-301-614-6522, E-mail:
Committee on Public Affairs (COPA): Jack D. Fellows, PO Box3000, Boulder CO USA 80307-3000, Tel: +1-303- 497-8655, Fax: +1-303-497-8638,E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Committee on Global Environmental Change: Eric T. Sundquist, U.S.Geological Survey, 34 Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, MA 02543 USA , Tel:+1-508-457-2397, Fax: +1-508-457-2310, E-mail:
History of Geophysics Committee (HGC): Susan Weiler, Chair, Biology Department, Whiman College, Walla Walla, WA 99362 USA Tel:+1-509-527-5948; Fax: +1-509-527-5961; email@example.com
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