Media Advisory

    NASA Science on Display at American Geophysical Union Conference

    AGU Fall 08 logo NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics during the 2008 fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union. The meeting runs from Monday, Dec. 15, through Friday, Dec. 19, at San Francisco's Moscone Convention Center at 747 Howard St. The 2008 fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union features more than 15,000 talks and poster presentations about the latest in Earth and planetary sciences and heliophysics.

    News briefings held during the meeting will feature the latest results from NASA missions studying Mars, the moons of the solar system's outer planets, Earth's protective magnetic field and the changing face of the Arctic. In addition, NASA scientists and their colleagues using NASA research capabilities will present noteworthy findings during scientific sessions that are open to registered media representatives.

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

    > NASA AGU Press Briefings
    > Noteworthy NASA Presentations

    AGU now makes all multimedia content for media briefings available for online viewing live during each session. Instructions for accessing press conference materials online can be viewed here:

    > AGU Instructions to View Press Briefing Material

    General information for news media provided by AGU can be viewed here:

    > AGU General Information for Media

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    All 2008 American Geophysical Union press briefings will take place in the AGU Press Room, Moscone West, Room 3015 (747 Howard Street, at the intersection of 4th Street).

    AGU Press Room Phone: 415-348-4432

    For media unable to attend the meeting, please use the call-in information below to participate in AGU media briefings.

    Press Briefing Call-in Number for Media in the United States and Canada:

    Call-in number: 1-888-481-3032
    (toll free)
    Enter code 115139

    Press Briefing Call-in Number for International Media:

    Call-in number: 1-617-801-9600
    (not toll free)
    Enter code 115139


    Steve Cole
    AGU Press Room, San Francisco
    Cell: 202-657-2194