PNW region holds joint meeting



The twenty-ninth AGU Pacific Northwest Regional Meeting was held September 15–16, in Fairbanks, Alaska. This was the first time that the meeting was held in Alaska, which, incidently, has the highest per capita AGU membership in the United States. The thirty-third meeting of the Alaska Science Conference (AAAS) was convened jointly (September 16–18) with the AGU meeting. Approximately 550 participants attended the AAAS portion and presented 220 papers; about 150 attended the AGU segment and presented 63 papers. Carl Benson chaired a joint plenary session on ‘Geophysics of Alaska's South Coast.’