The annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union takes place from Monday, December 13, through Friday, December 17, at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. A special press field trip is planned for Sunday afternoon, December 12 (see Item 5, below).
Media representatives are encouraged to register in advance, using the form at the end of this message. The first 50 who do will receive an advance copy of the Abstract volume, which will help you navigate through the 6,900 oral and poster presentations at the meeting. (Others will receive their copy at the meeting, where on-site press registration is also possible.)
In addition to saving and reviewing this advisory, please check the AGU web site for detailed information about the meeting and especially to reserve a hotel room. The URL for general Fall Meeting information is [http://www.agu.org/meetings/fm99top.html].
The URL for hotel information and reservations is [http://www.agu.org/meetings/fm99_hr.html#cust2].
Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103.
American Geophysical Union. AGU is a society of over 35,000 members in 115 countries with the purpose of advancing progress in the Earth, atmospheric, oceanic, hydrologic, and space and planetary sciences. AGU is dedicated to fostering high-quality scientific research, disseminating the results of that research, enhancing educational opportunities in science, and encouraging international cooperation in geophysics.
This year, two new themes have been added to Fall Meeting: Biogeosciences, and Education and Public Policy. Several hundred papers were received on these themes and have been organized into a number of special sessions.