The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) is pleased to announce the availability of a community meeting room at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), to be held 13-18 December 2009, in San Francisco, California. The meeting room is available by appointment for groups working on arctic research and science education planning activities. This room is hosted by ARCUS to encourage scientific collaboration, educational networking, and face-to-face meetings. Providing meeting space such as this is one aspect of the services ARCUS offers to the arctic science community for the advancement of arctic research and education. Scheduling priority will be given to groups related to NSF-funded programs.

The meeting room is located at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Pacific Room J. The Marriott is one block from the AGU sessions at the Moscone Center West. To view an online map, please go to:

The room will be set conference-style to accommodate 46 people, and will have an LCD projector, screen, flip chart, podium, lapel microphone, wireless microphone, and speakerphone available. The room also will have a printer and high-speed Internet connection. Food and beverages will
available through the hotel, for a fee.

To view the schedule of meetings please go to:

For further information or to schedule a meeting, please contact:
Kristina Creek, ARCUS
Phone: 907-474-1600