Abstract

Session of Wednesday, June 17, 1931

A joint session with Section B (physics), C (chemistry), and F (zoology) of the American Association for the Advancement of Science was held preliminary to the formal opening of the meeting of Section E. This meeting was called to order at 9 :30 o’clock in Culbertson Hall, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, by T. Wayland Vaughan. A symposium on modern oceanographic research was presented.

TITLES OF PAPERS

OUTSTANDING PROBLEMS OF THE OCEANOGRAPHY OF THE PACIFIC

BY T. WAYLAND VAUGHAN

CHEMISTRY OF THE SEA

BY THOMAS G. THOMPSON AND E. G. MOBERG

LIFE IN THE OCEAN FROM A BIOCHEMICAL POINT OF VIEW

BY P. S. GALTS0FF

RELATION OF GEOLOGY TO OCEANOGRAPHY

BY W. H. TWENHOFEL

The following paper, not a part of the symposium, was also presented.

ORIGIN OF CLEAR LAKE, CALIFORNIA

BY WILLIAM MORRIS DAVIS

Sessions of Thursday, June 18

SECTIONAL MEETING OF THURSDAY . . .

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