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Fall 2021 AGU – return to in-person science

This year’s AGU meeting was odd, with technology glitches and many empty poster boards, but the overall impact of re-engaging with colleagues was very positive. Here are links to our poster presentations:

  • Roberto Masis – on the details of the crustal architecture in the region where North American and African components of Pangea once connected ;
  • James Bourke – on the growing evidence that the Caribbean plate wants to go back to its origins in the Pacific, and is subducting eastward beneath Costa Rica
  • Vadim Levin – on the “consensus” in the estimates of how thick the tectonic plate is between our estimates and those of in a new global model.

And some things were definitely odd, like this exhibit booth offering something we seismologists try to be careful about…