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Geophysics from Triton to the Deep Blue Sea

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Science  22 Dec 1989:
Vol. 246, Issue 4937, pp. 1562
DOI: 10.1126/science.246.4937.1562


Geophysics is closing out the 1980s with a bang. October's Loma Prieta earthquake grabbed the spotlight at this month's American Geophysical Union's annual fall meeting in, of all places, San Francisco; the quake also closed down one of the official hotels, depriving hundreds of the 4500 attendees of rooms. Other hot topics of the late 1980s—Voyager's tour of the outer solar system and the greenhouse effect—got their share of attention as well.

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