Are translations useful?


  • Peter Molnar


The Translations Board is charged with evaluating AGU's program of translating Soviet and Chinese geophysical literature. To effectively complete this assignment, we need the help of AGU members who are familiar with current work in the USSR.

The general questions that we are addressing are the following: 1. Are translations an important part of AGU's overall publications program? 2. Are AGU translations used? 3. Are AGU members missing important results because they are not using AGU translations? 4. Are AGU translations covering the most relevant material?