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NASA Highlights Drought, Mars, Arctic Warming at American Geophysical Union

NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics next week at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), Dec. 15-19 at the Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard St., San Francisco. Media registration for the event is open.

NASA-related media briefings streamed by AGU also will be carried on NASA’s website. For a complete schedule of briefings and to view the live stream, visit:

The website includes information on how reporters may participate in the briefings, either at the convention center or remotely. Details on NASA presentations will be updated on the website throughout the week.

NASA’s media briefings will feature topics that include: results from the agency’s new carbon dioxide tracking spacecraft, which was launched this year; the latest discoveries from Mars by the Curiosity rover and MAVEN spacecraft; and an in-depth assessment of the current drought in 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.

For more information about NASA programs, visit:


Steve Cole
Headquarters, Washington