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Hot Cities, Ice Volcanoes And California Quakes Among NASA News Highlights At American Geophysical Union Meeting

December 10, 2010

NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics at the 2010 fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union. The meeting takes place Dec. 13-17 at the Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard St., in San Francisco.

Media briefings during the meeting will feature topics including new results about the health impacts of urban heat islands; the search for ice volcanoes on one of Saturn’s moons; new observations of solar eruptions; and earthquake risk in southern California. In addition, NASA scientists and their colleagues who use NASA research capabilities will present noteworthy findings during scientific sessions that are open to registered journalists. Registration is still open.

For a complete list of NASA-related news briefings at the meeting, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/agu

The website contains detailed information about how reporters can participate in the briefings, both on-site and remotely. The site will be updated throughout the week with additional information about NASA presentations.

For more information about NASA and agency programs, visit: http://www.nasa.gov




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