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December 12, 2018
“AGUs Thriving Earth Exchange is when scientific knowledge and community wisdom come together, where scientists do not stand for people but stand along side them. This is new – this is a movement.”
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.
December 11, 2018
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.
December 6, 2018
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.
December 20, 2016
“Convergence” is defined as the integration of engineering, physical sciences, computation, and life sciences in order to bring about profound benefits for health, energy, and environment… It is time for the geosciences to embrace convergence, as our future depends upon it.
December 13, 2016
Prince Albert II of Monaco voiced his concerns about human impacts on the planet, but shared that it is not too late to act to save our global ocean and to generate planetary stability
December 24, 2015
AGU piloted two new mentoring programs at the 2015 Fall Meeting – one for undergraduate students, one for those interested in science communication. I had the opportunity to participate as a mentor in both programs, and I encourage others t consider doing the same at AGU 2015 (and all year-round!).
December 17, 2015
“An evening of insightful and entertaining five-minute presentations by Earth and space scientists!”
December 15, 2015
HUGE announcement at #AGU15 today – the XPRIZE leaders announced their latest challenge, and it relates to mapping our ocean floor!
December 14, 2015
My first post from #AGU15 – a day at the Heads and Chairs Workshop (and what I learned, even though I’m not yet a department chair)