American Geophysical Union (AGU) Joint Assembly

American Geophysical Union (AGU) Joint Assembly

Nearly 3000 scientists from all of the Americas are expected to attend the 2008 AGU Joint Assembly where new findings in the Earth and space sciences will be presented.

More than 140 scientific sessions will cover such topics as mercury in the human ecosystem; geophysical clues to the First Americans; the Sun’s interactions with Earth, space, and our sister planets; Everglades restoration; climate change expectations and adaptations; the hows and whys of coastal flooding disasters; and new findings from planet Mercury

Nearly 3000 scientists from all of the Americas are expected to attend the 2008 AGU Joint Assembly where new findings in the Earth and space sciences will be presented.

More than 140 scientific sessions will cover such topics as mercury in the human ecosystem; geophysical clues to the First Americans; the Sun’s interactions with Earth, space, and our sister planets; Everglades restoration; climate change expectations and adaptations; the hows and whys of coastal flooding disasters; and new findings from planet Mercury

Geodesy sessions: http://www.agu.org/cgi-bin/sessions5?meeting=ja08&sec=G
This session may be of particular interest to readers of Inside GNSS: G11: Definition, densification and the inter-relation of reference frames for the Americas: ITRF, NAD83, SIRGAS and SNARF.

All scientific sessions will take place in the Greater Fort Lauderdale-Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Researchers from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and 13 sister scientific societies based in North and South America are participating. For a complete list of sponsoring societies and links to their Web sites, see the 2008 Joint Assembly home page (and scroll down): http://www.agu.org/meetings/ja08.

The pre-registration deadline has passed. Call 800-344-6902 or 516-576-2270 for information about late registration.

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