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30 December 2017
When asked, “What can AGU members do for federal agencies?” NOAA responded: help the public know what comes out of NOAA’s work.
27 December 2017
The tagline for the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting is: What will you discover? In this post, I summarize what I discovered at the recent meeting in New Orleans.
15 December 2017
What resulted from this poster display? – the most number of visitors and engaging conversations out of all of the posters I’ve ever presented at any scientific conference.
Virtual field experiences for students: is the learning the same as learning in the field? Can students create their own virtual field experiences? Presenters at the AGU Fall Meeting share their experiences.
13 December 2017
“We can make a difference while our country figures it out” – panel moderator Dr. Don Boesch
This year’s Great Debate showed that, despite the changes in climate and hazards along with the communication and education pieces, there are reasons for optimism – individuals and communities are working together to improve conditions of Earth systems in the present and for the future.
“And henceforth, all plenaries must begin this way…” with peer-reviewed science rap!
12 December 2017
“Arctic shows no sign of returning to reliably frozen region of recent past decades — Despite relatively cool summer temperatures, observations in 2017 continue to indicate that the Arctic environmental system has reached a ‘new normal’, characterized by long-term losses in the extent and thickness of the sea ice cover, the extent and duration of the winter snow cover and the mass of ice in the Greenland Ice Sheet and Arctic glaciers, and warming sea surface and permafrost temperatures.”
11 December 2017
The theme changes from a glaciers to a glaciologists perspective with a focus on selected work at the AGU 2017. The research discussed here is from the Poster Paper sessions the most interactive part of the convention. The following are some interesting snapshots of the breadth and depth of ongoing research. The most compelling figure from each poster is used. Richard Forster, U of Utah team presented work on the …