Wildfires and climate change - NASA news highlights at American Geophysical Union meeting

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Date:
03-07 Dec 2012
Location:
United States of America (San Fransisco)
Venue:
Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard S
Language:
English

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). The meeting takes  place Dec. 3-7 at the Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard St., in  San Francisco. Media registration for the event is open.

None of the briefings will be carried on NASA Television, but all will  be webstreamed for registered journalists on AGU's website.

NASA's media briefings during the meeting will feature topics such as  the latest discoveries on Mars by NASA's Curiosity and Opportunity  rovers, the impact of climate change on future U.S. wildfires, and  new features discovered inside Earth's radiation belts by the  agency's Van Allen Probes. 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.

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.


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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Space Technology
Hazards:
Wild Fire
Countries:
United States of America
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