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Geophysics Smorgasbord Was Spread in Baltimore

Science  12 Jun 1987:
Vol. 236, Issue 4807, pp. 1425-1427
DOI: 10.1126/science.236.4807.1425

Abstract

Geophysicists specializing in everything from atmospheric science to volcanology converged on Baltimore for the spring meeting of the American Geophysical Union held 18 to 21 May. The range of fare was huge, but here is a sampler: two high-energy phenomena—nuclear testing and the less frequent cratering by large impacts—and an imperceptibly slow process—the motion of the tectonic plates.

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