1998 Spring Meeting Exhibitor Listings

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Academia Book Exhibits Booth # 201
3925 Rust Hill Place
Fairfax, VA 22030 USA

Exhibits professional books and journals at academic meetings.

Academic Press Booth # 206
525 B Street, Ste 1900
San Diego, CA 92101-4495 USA
Web Site:http://www.academicpress.com

Academic Press is a leading international publisher of scientific and technical books and journals. Stop by our booth to browse new and classic titles on display, including Applied Ocean Acoustics; Methods in Stream Ecology; Career Renewal: Tools for Scientists; Forest Ecosystems 2e; and Elements of Petroleum Geology 2e. Substantial discounts are offered on all books ordered at the booth.

Activation Laboratories, Ltd Booth # 323
1336 Sandhill Drive
Ancaster, ON
Web Site:http://www.actlabs.com

Activation Laboratories is dedicated to providing high quality analyses with a rapid turnaround time at a very competitive price. The principals of the company have many years experience at providing analyses to the mineral exploration, university, and government sectors and recognize the different needs of these groups. Activation Laboratories is a full service laboratory that can handle all your analytical needs. We rely on many analytical methods, however, the primary techniques used include instrumental neutron activation analysis (INAA), inductively coupled plasma emission spectrometry (ICP), X ray fluorenscence (SRF), atomic absorption spectrometry (AAS), inductively coupled plasma emission mass spectrometry (ICP-MS), and both nickel sulphide and conventional Pb fire assay. Our team of dedicated professionals will do their utmost to serve the needs of our clients. Please contact us to discuss your analytical requirements. The price list is only a guide to the many packages available. Contacting the laboratory with your requirements will usually result in significant cost savings.

Air Force Research Lab Booth # 204
Space Vehicles Directorate
29 Randolph Road
Hanscom AFB, MA 01731-3010 USA
Web Site:http://www.plh.af.mil

The Air Force Research Laboratory's Space Vehicles Directorate at Hanscom Air Force Base is a team of 300+ scientists, engineers, and technicians providing the Department of Defense with enhanced capabilities in the aerospace environment. For over 50 years this lab has worked to better understand the solar-terrestrial environment in which our warfighting systems operate, and mitigate and exploit these environmental effects for the defense of the United States.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Booth # 306
1444 South Boulder Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74119 USA
Web Site:http://www.aapg.org

Books, maps, and journals on topics ranging from petroleum exploration and production to reservoir management; domestic and international conferences and exhibitions; world-wide educational opportunities including courses, field trips, technical training, Distinguished Lecturer Series, and Visiting Geologist Program; member services include discounts on products and services; outstanding insurance and retirement program; active Student Chapter Program.

American Geophysical Union AGU
2000 Florida Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009 USA
Web Site:http://www.agu.org

Tools to forge the future of Earth science are at the AGU today. Stop by the AGU Booth to see the wealth of publications that provide late-breaking research findings from all over the world. For over 75 years, AGU researchers, teachers, and science administrators have dedicated themselves to advancing the understanding of Earth and its environment in space and making the results available to the public through journals, books, a weekly newspaper (Eos), meetings and conferences, and scientific and technical committee activities. Find information on member services, future AGU meetings, research and employment opportunities, education, public affairs, and public information programs. See AGU online products, check out the latest book releases, and become a member today! Special prices on all publications are available to AGU members.

Applied Physics Laboratory Booth # 328
The Johns Hopkins University
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, MD 20723-6099 USA
Web Site:http://sd-www.jhuapl.edu

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) continues to be a leading resource in the United States space program. The APL Space Department traces its origins to the invention of navigation-by-satellite in the late 1950's. Since that time APL has built 57 spacecraft and over 120 instruments. APL offers a full spectrum of capabilities to perform total mission execution, from developing the mission concept through data analysis and delivery of the results. APL is dedicated to advance the university's public service function through research, education, and the application of knowledge to human affairs.

ASC Scientific Booth # 104
2075 Corte del Nogal, Ste G
Carlsbad, CA 92009 USA
  1-800-272-4327 (toll free)
Web Site:http://www.ascsci.com/geotools

Manufacturer and supplier of research tools for the fields of paleomagnetics and geomagnetics, GPS mapping, and field geology. Paleomagnetics instruments include rock magnetometers, demagnetizers, pulse magnetizers, and magnetic susceptibility systems manufactured by Molspin (UK), Bartington Instruments (UK), AGICO (Czech Republic), F.I.T. (Germany), and ASC Scientific. Educational GPS mapping systems from Trimble Navigation will also be displayed.


Cambridge University Press Booth # 220
40 West 20th Street
New York, NY 10011-4211 USA
Web Site:http://www.cup.org

Stop by the Cambridge University Press booth to see People and the Earth; Fundamentals of Geophysics; Earth at a Crossroads; and To Interpret the Earth: Ten Ways to be Wrong.

Center for Monitoring Research Booth # 313-315
1300 North 17th Street, Ste 1450
Arlington, VA 22209 USA
Web Site:http://www.pidc.org

The Center for Mintoring Research (CMR) conducts research, development, and demonstrations of concepts and technology for verification of nuclear test treaties. CMR is developing the International Data Centre (IDC) for monitoring the Comprehensive Nuclear Testban Treaty using four principle disciplines: seismology, hydroacoustics, infrasonics, and airborne radionuclides. CMR has operated an evolving prototype of the future IDC since 1995.


Elsevier Science Booth # 221
Customer Support Department
PO Box 945
New York, NY 10159-0945 USA
  1-800-4ES-INFO (toll free)
Web Site:http://www.elsevier.com

Elsevier Science presents their range of international publications (journals, books, CD-ROMs, wall charts) in geoscience including , Journal of Hydrology; Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta; Computers & Geosciences (now also online via http://www.elsevier.nl/locate/cgonline); Earth & Planetary Science Letters; Quaternary Science Reviews; and many others. New books will be available with 20% discount and demos of our electronic products will be shown. Please drop by our booth to obtain a complimentary sample copy of a journal, register for the Contents Direct e-mail service, or get one of our free newspapers. Our staff will be happy to provide additional information, answer queries, etc. about Elsevier's global publishing program in geoscience. Detailed information on all of Elsevier's geoscience publications can be found in the catalog on the Internet at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/earth.


Fortner Software Booth # 223
100 Carpenter Drive
Sterling, VA 20164 USA
Web Site:http://www.fortner.com

Analyze and visualize your science data quickly with Noesys from Fortner Software. With a point-and-click interface, Noesys allows for easy access, analysis, and organization of large technical data collections. Noesys comes bundled with Fortner's award-winning visualization software, Transform, Plot, and T3D. Available for both Windows and Macintosh, Noesys provides tools for meaningful analysis of your data without having to write graphing routines, or learn complex visualization languages.


The Geochemical Society Booth # 308
1350 West Fifth Avenue, Ste 219
Columbus, OH 43212 USA
Web Site:http://www.geochemsoc.org

The Geochemical Society is a nonprofit society founded to encourage the application of chemistry to the solution of geological and cosmological problems. Geochemical Society membership is international and diverse in background. Information about the society and special publication order forms will be available at the booth.

The Geological Society of America, Bookstore Booth # 316
PO Box 9140
(3300 Penrose Place)
Boulder, CO 80301 USA
Web Site:http://www.geosociety.org

Society publications and products on display and for sale. Special show discounts in effect for AGU attendees!

The Great Atlantic Trading Company, Ltd Booth # 124
Old Seabird House, West Place
St Just, Penzance
TR19 7JB, Cornwall UK
Web Site:http://www.greatatlantic.demon.co.uk

Specialist suppliers of tough, reliable, and affordable water current flow meters for student use and for research applications.


Howard Minerals Booth # 203
2775 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210 USA

Howard Minerals has been supplying fossils, minerals, and mineral-related jewelry to professional geologists and to institutions for more than 25 years. We emphasize quality, authenticity, service, and value. Mail orders are welcome. We are constantly seeking unusual and interesting material for our worldwide clientele.


The MathWorks, Inc Booth # 301
24 Prime Park Way
Natick, MA 01760 USA
Web Site:http://www.mathworks.com

The MathWorks, developers of MATLAB, will be highlighting their integrated solutions for visualization and application development. Widely recognized as the industry's premiere language for technical computing, MATLAB combines comprehensive math and visualization functionality with specialized application toolboxes for signal processing, image processing and geographic mapping. More than 400,000 users in industry, government, and education rely on The MathWorks products for tremendous gains in productivity and flexibility.

Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) Booth # 302
1015 18th Street, NW, Ste 601
Washington, DC 20036-5274 USA
Web Site:http://www.minsocam.org

Interested in mineralogy, crystallography, geochemistry, petrology, or natural materials? Visit the Mineralogical Society of America booth for information about membership. On display and sale are volumes of our journal, American Mineralogist; monographs; textbooks; and the Reviews in Mineralogy series, including the latest two volumes: Reactive Transport in Porous Media and Geomicrobiology.

MIT Booth # 332
Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 54
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA
Web Site:http://www-eaps.mit.edu


NASA/EOSDIS Booth # 210-212
7701 Greenbelt Road, Ste 400
Greenbelt, MD 20770 USA
Web Site:http://eos.nasa.gov/v0ims

NASA provides more than 700 science data products and associated access services, supporting Earth science research and applications as part of its Earth Science Enterprise (formerly Mission to Planet Earth (MTPE)). Management and distribution of these products is administered through the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) via several Distributed Active Archive Centers (DAACs).

NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Booth # 214
Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 902
Greenbelt, MD 20771 USA
Web Site:http://gcmd.nasa.gov

NASA's GCMD is a comprehensive, online directory of over 5200 descriptions of data sets having relevance to global change research, including climate change, geology, biosphere, hydrosphere and oceans, cryosphere, and geography. Public use of the GCMD to search for data or include a description of a data set is entirely free of charge.

NASA/GSFC/DAAC Booth # 216
Goddard Space Filght Center, Code 902
Building 32, S130V
Greenbelt, MD 20771 USA
Web Site:http://daac.gsfc.nasa.gov

The Goddard Space Flight Center Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) has created an informational exhibit utilizing newly-acquired remote sensing data from the recent Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM). The exhibit will also feature an overview of MODIS products, which will include data on the global atmosphere, biosphere, and hydrosphere from the upcoming EOS AM-1 launch.

National Research Council Booth # 304
National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW (TJ2114)
Washington, DC 20418 USA
Web Site:http://www.rap.nas.edu

The National Research Council (NRC) offers awards for postdoctoral scientific research at participating U.S. government laboratories. Awardees design their own projects that are compatible with the interests of the sponsoring laboratory. Stipends range from $30,000 - $48,000 depending upon sponsoring laboratory. NRC representatives will be at booth #304 in the exhibit hall to provide information to attendees on the nature and scope of this program, including application procedures to be followed. Information also available at http://www.rap.nas.edu.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Booth # 220-222
Directorate for Geosciences
4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 705
Arlington, VA 22230 USA
Web Site:http://www.geo.nsf.gov

The National Science Foundation's Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) supports research to advance scientific knowledge about atmospheric, solid Earth, fresh water, oceanic, and geospace components of the Earth System and related activities to enhance geoscience education and training. The booth will provide information on research and education opportunities available through GEO, the Directorate for Education and Human Resources, and the Office of Polar Programs. NSF staff will be available to answer questions.


Research Systems, Inc Booth # 202
2995 Wilderness Place
Boulder, CO 80301 USA
Web Site:http://www.rsinc.com

Immediately gain insight from your data with IDL, advanced software for data analysis, visualization and application development. IDL 5.1's new features include: ActiveX support, Live Tools, and a new, faster version of Insight. Also, efficiently access and analyze any type of remote sensing data with ENVI, the most powerful and easy-to-use image processing package available. ENVI 3.0 now includes GIS and orthorectification features. Please join us for a special seminar presentation on IDL 5.1 and ENVI 3.0, Tuesday, May 26th from 12:00 noon. to 1:30 p.m.


Solar Physics Division of the American Astronomical Society Booth # 312
Solar Physics Division/AAS
Physics Department
Newark, NJ 07102-1982 USA
Web Site:http://umbra.nascom.nasa.gov/aas_spd

The Solar Physics Division (SPD) of the American Astronomical Society supports the advancement of the study of the Sun and promotes the coordination of solar research with other branches of science. The SPD is a sponsor of the 1998 Spring Meeting of the AGU. The booth displays information and examples of current and future research activities of SPD members. membership information and guides to our electronic newsletter, Web pages, and meetings are also provided.

Southwest Research Institute Booth # 309
6220 Culebra Road
San Antonio, TX 78238-5166 USA
Web Site:http://www.swri.org

Southwest Research Institute will display state-of-the art Command and Data Handling and Power Subsystems for spacecraft applications. We have developed and flown over 50 individual spacecraft processors each being technically advanced, smaller, lighter and more power efficient than their predecessors. We also develop high voltage power systems for scientific instrument applications.


Union of Concerned Scientists Booth # 310
2 Brattle Square
Cambridge, MA 02238-9105 USA
Web Site:http://www.ucsusa.org

The Sound Science Initiative, a project of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), provides a vehicle for scientists to respond to and influence a media and policy developments on environmental issues of global significance, including climate change, biodiversity, ozone depletion, and population growth. Scientists will have the opportunity to learn more about how they can be involved in the initiative and other UCS projects.

US Geological Survey (USGS) Booth # 319-321

In honor of the Year of the Ocean, the USGS exhibit will focus on projects and products of coastal and marine research activities, in the Boston area and around the Nation. Tuesday and Wednesday ONLY, the USGS seafloor mapping group will demonstrate instrumentation used to acquire data from the seafloor along the East Coast and show the real-time processing system used on board ship to produce CD-ROMs of the ocean floor topography


VG Elemental Booth # 122
27 Forge Parkway
Franklin, MA 02038 USA
  1-800-333-4249 (toll free)
Web Site:http://vgelemental.com


Yankee Environmental Systems, Inc Booth # 102
Airport Inductrial Park
101 Industrial Blvd.
Turners Falls, MA 01376 USA
Web Site:http://www.yesinc.com

Yankee Environmental Systems (YES), a leading manufacturer of environmental instrumentation for global climate research, has earned a reputation for high-quality, reference-grade optical instrumentation. All of our products use state-of-the-art components, temperature-stabilization circuitry, and rugged packaging to ensure accurate, reliable operation in the field. YES instrument applications range from global warming and ozone depletion research to aerosol and air pollution studies.

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