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[NASA HQ News] NASA Highlights Ceres, Earth’s Flowing Ice, Mars at American Geophysical Union

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  December 08, 2016 
NASA Highlights Ceres, Earth's Flowing Ice, Mars at American Geophysical Union

NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union, Dec. 12-16 in San Francisco. NASA-related briefings will be carried live on the agency's website.

Media registration is open for the event, which will be held at the Moscone Convention Center at 747 Howard St.

NASA briefing topics include: new global satellite views of Earth's flowing ice sheets and glaciers; the latest discoveries made by the Mars Curiosity rover; the impact of climate change on animal populations around the world; and new results from NASA's Dawn spacecraft orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres.

Agency scientists, and their colleagues who use NASA research capabilities, also will present noteworthy findings during scientific sessions that are open to registered media.

Details on NASA presentations will be updated online throughout the week. For a complete and up-to-date schedule of briefings and media participation information visit:

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