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December 12, 2018

Dr. G’s #AGU18 Spotlight – A Giant of Tectonophysics: Marie Tharp

When you look at the color, shading, label placement, etc., in ocean maps, think of Marie Tharp and her legacy in marine cartography and cartographic design work.

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December 11, 2018

Dr. G’s #AGU18 Spotlight – The Science We Need for the Ocean We Want

The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development is a once in a career (once in a lifetime) opportunity. The decade will not be successful if we have 20,000 individual science papers – we need to think of the big picture, to define the core opportunities, and to deliver the results.

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December 6, 2018

Guest Post: First Timer’s Guide to the AGU Fall Meeting

What started as a tweet became a community guide for (not just) first-timers attending the AGU Fall Meeting. Check out the compilation by Laura Haynes, PhD candidate at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

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December 5, 2018

Professional conferences as accessible conferences

What I appreciate about Gabi’s article is that she expands upon the topic of making conferences accessible, emphasizing that she is only providing an introduction to the many ways that conference organizers and each of us individually can work towards making the AGU Fall Meeting a more inclusive and effective professional and personal experience for all.

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December 3, 2018

Think “Slack” for research groups and the AGU Fall Meeting

Imagine if you will 37 scientists and science communicators scattered throughout the LUMCON facility, all working on individual science storytelling projects. How could our host site keep up communication with everyone scattered across the labs and in the field? … For me, the use of Slack was a home run for the OCEANDOTCOMM workshop. It can be the same for the AGU Fall Meeting.

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November 29, 2018

Fourth National Climate Assessment kicks off #ClimateFriday

Hopefully, the #ClimateFriday hashtag will bring everyone’s attention back to the science, back to communicating not just what the report is stating but why it matters to all. I know I will do my best to add a #ClimateFriday tweet to my Twitter feed every Friday – I hope you will post something in your social media accounts, too.

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November 27, 2018

Giving Tuesday and AGU’s Austin Endowment for Student Travel

“Join me in me this effort that will help to ensure that every young geoscientist who wishes to attend AGU’s Fall Meeting will not be denied the opportunity to do so. Let your passion to support the sciences drive you. Be fearless. Be be part of the solution. THANK YOU! — Jamie Austin, From the Prow”

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November 24, 2018

Help students understand the phrase “climate refugee”

Despite the growing use of the phrase “climate refugee”, there remains no international agreement on its definition and who should qualify as a climate refugee. I’ll repeat: neither the United Nations of any international agency that works with refugees or climate change recognizes any particular definition.

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November 18, 2018

Take 5… Science video collections showcasing content, exploration, and advocacy

Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five video collections to view some unique series that communicate Earth and space science

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October 28, 2018

Earth’s four elemental forces… plus The Human Element

“We are changing the other elements. At the same time, the elements are changing us. I want to bring this story to life.” — James Balog, The Human Element

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