One of the most ambitious tasks underway at AGU is the development of a prototype electronic journal that will incorporate animation and sound. (See the Editorial, front page, this issue.) This electronic journal will allow readers to assimilate information interactively and will give authors a forum in which to publish results that cannot be presented effectively in a traditional, printed journal.
The new journal is just one component of AGU's growing electronic communication arsenal. The Information Technology Committee gathered in March to assess the electronic products currently in development and to create a 3-year action plan to move forward in this exciting arena.