As one of the world’s largest meetings of Earth and space scientists, AGU’s Fall Meeting attracts wide-ranging news coverage on the web, in print and electronic media.

Our 44th Annual Fall Meeting, held 5-9 Dec. 2011, generated more than 1,800 news stories that were read by millions of people worldwide. A total 220 reporters from the general-interest media as well as institutional communications outlets covered the event. They reported a variety of subjects including space exploration, natural hazards, hydrology, geodesy, atmospheric and space electricity, and more.

Major news media from around the world covered AGU’s Fall Meetings including the Associated Press; BBC, Dow Jones, Le Monde; Nature; NBC Nightly News; Science; Scientific American,; The New York Times; The Wall Street Journal; USA Today, and Wired.

Here is a sampling of headlines from the 2011 meeting:

Voyager Spacecraft at Doorstep of Interstellar Space (and Associated Press)
Monday, 5 Dec. 2011

The Dead (and departed) Sea
Nature News Blog
Monday, 5 Dec. 2011
by Richard Monastersky

Warming to lead to global sea-level rise
USA Today
Tuesday, 6 Dec. 2011 (updated 7 Dec. 2011)
by Dan Vergano

Dawn brings vistas of Vesta
The Times (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Tuesday, 6 Dec. 2011

Two-Faced Kilauea volcano exposed
BBC News
Wednesday, 7 Dec. 2011
by Jonathan Amos

NOAA Chief: 2011 Weather Was “Harbinger of Things to Come”
Scientific American and ClimateWire
Thursday, 8 Dec. 2011
by Lauren Morello

Space: Japan megaquake shifted gravity satellite orbits
New Scientist (and
Thursday, 8 Dec. 2011
by Anil Ananthaswamy

Lessons from the Mississippi Floods
SINA (China)
Friday, 9 Dec. 2011
by Carolyn Gramling

Mars Rover Finds Finger of Rock That Points Toward Water
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Friday, 9 Dec. 2011
by Josh Fischman

Planting Wind Energy on Farms May Help Crops, Say Researchers
National Geographic News
Friday, 16 Dec. 2011
by Mason Inman

Himalayas Glacial Lakes Drain And Refill As Ice Melts (VIDEOS)
The Huffington Post (and Scientific American)
Sunday, 18 Dec. 2011
by Mark Fischetti