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Geophysicists in Moscow: Signs of Easier Relations

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Science  27 Aug 1971:
Vol. 173, Issue 3999, pp. 797-800
DOI: 10.1126/science.173.3999.797


Science editor Philip H. Abelson attended the 15th general assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics in Moscow on 1 through 14 August. There he served as principal U.S. delegate to the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior. In preparing the following notes for publication, he checked his own impressions extensively against those of American scientists who participated in other sections of the meeting, and against the impressions of those who visited scientific institutions in the Moscow region.