budding geoscientists attend yearly American Geophysical
the first time, San Francisco high school students will
present and discuss their research findings at the annual
fall meeting of the prestigious American Geophysical Union
(AGU) in San Francisco.
from San Francisco State University's SF ROCKS
(Reaching Out to Communities and Kids with Science) program
will present scientific posters at the conference which draws
10,000 scientists from around the world.
is the first time that AGU has invited high school students
to attend," said Lisa White, SFSU geology professor
and director of SF ROCKS, a program that aims to increase the
number of students of color who study geosciences at SFSU.
thrilled to give them the opportunity to rub elbows with top
The four posters are entitled:
Geothermal Energy Production Cause Earthquakes in the Geysers
Region of Northern California?"
Distribution in Central San Francisco Bay in the Vicinity
of Racoon Strait"
Quality Analysis of San Francisco’s Yosemite
of Five Weather Forecast Methods at Four California Locations"
10th graders from San Francisco's Philip
and Sala Burton Academic High School present scientific posters.
p.m., tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2003. Poster Session ED42A,
Geophysical Union's Fall Meeting, Moscone
Center West, 800 Howard St., 2nd Floor, Poster Session ED42A,
Numbers 1202-1205, San Francisco. For credentials visit the
AGU press room in room 2021 or call 415-348-4440.