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Geophysics: Ancient Air, Ozone, and Faults

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Science  08 Jan 1988:
Vol. 239, Issue 4836, pp. 144-146
DOI: 10.1126/science.239.4836.144


Researchers who gathered in San Francisco in December at the annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union heard the usual variety of talks treating everything from Earth's core to the tenuous wisps of solar particles far beyond Pluto. Earthquakes, the local California variety in particular, figured prominently, as did the currently popular subjects of ancient air trapped in amber and the deepening Antarctic ozone hole.