2004 Joint Assembly


Program & Abstracts




ALL MEETING PARTICIPANTS ARE INVITED to attend the events listed below. Some events require participants to purchase a ticket and others are free. Most events will be held at the Palais des Congrès de Montreal or the Delta Centre–Ville Hotel. Information on this page will be updated periodically to include scientific field trips, town hall meetings, and other workshops as these are known.

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Joint Assembly Events
Field Trips

Joint Assembly Events

Sunday, 16 May

Ice Breaker
5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Palais des Congrès, Level 2 Lobby

Monday, 17 May

CGU - Geodesy Section Business Meeting
12:30 p.m.–1:20 p.m.
Palais de Congrès, Room 516B

CGU - Hydrology Section Business Meeting
12:45 p.m.–1:15 p.m.,
Palais de Congrès, Room 516A

Career Planning Workshop: Considering Career Path Alternatives
6:30 P.M.–8:00 P.M.
Delta Centre–Ville Hotel, Verriere A

A panel of Earth and space scientists... will share their stories. More...

Tuesday, 18 May

SPA Luncheon
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Hotel Delta Centre-Ville, Cartier, Floor C
Tickets: $22.00 per person

Geodesy Luncheon (joint CGU and AGU event)
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Hotel Delta Centre-Ville, Verriere B, Lobby Level
Tickets: $22.00 per person

CGU General Business Meeting
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Palais des Congrès, Room 520A

Business Meetings and Receptions
5:45 p.m.–7:45 p.m.
Hotel Delta Centre-Ville

Atmospheric Sciences—Cartier, Floor C
Biogeosciences and Ocean Sciences—Regence C, Floor C
Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism—Verriere, Lobby Level
Hydrology (joint CGU and AGU Event)—Regence A, Floor C
Planetary Sciences and Volcanology, Geochemistry and Petrology—Regence B, Floor C
Seismology/Tectonophysics—Auditorium and La Terrasse, Mezzanine Level

Wednesday, 19 May

Honors Evening
Join in and pay tribute to the recipient of the J. Tuzo Wilson Medal, CGU; and the 2004 AGU Fellows and Awardees who will be honored at this event.

Honors Ceremony
5:30 p.m., Palais des Congrès, Room 710

Reception immediately following for those attending the ceremony. Champagne and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Honors Banquet
8:00 p.m., Delta Centre-Ville Hotel,
Regence BC, Floor C

Friday, 21 May

CGU Annual Awards Lunch
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Palais des Congrès, Room 512
Tickets $12 (U.S.) and must be purchased with registration.

A formal presentation of the J. Tuzo Wilson Medal will be made. Presentations will also be made to three recipients of the Don M. Gray Award.

AGU Council Meeting
followed by an open Business Meeting
5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Delta Centre-Ville Hotel, Regence C, Floor C

Field Trips


Mer Bleue bog
Sunday, 16 May 2004

Mer Bleue is a large, ombrotrophic bog located 15 km east of Ottawa. More...

Mont Saint-Hilaire Forested Catchment
Saturday May 22, 2004

Mont Saint-Hilaire is a forested UNESCO biosphere reserve and one of the Monteregian Hills of Quebec located 32 km east of Montreal. More...

VGP Fieldtrips

Thetford Mines Ophiolite, Quebec, Canada
15–16 May 2004

The Thetford Mines Ophiolite is located about 1.5 hours drive from Montreal, and hosts two Pt–Pd showings. More...

Ossipee Ring Complex, New Hampshire, USA
21–24 May 2004

The Ossipee ring complex is an eroded caldera with a beautifully exposed ring dyke. More...


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