Full abstracts and co-authors will be available in early-October after abstracts are accepted and published on the Fall Meeting website.

U12A. What's the Big Deal about the Anthropocene?
Ninad R Bondre, IGBP, Stockholm, Sweden, James P Syvitski, University of Colorado at Boulder, CSDMS/INSTAAR, Boulder, CO, United States, Eduardo Brondizio, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN, United States and Owen Gaffney, Stockholm Resilience Centre/Future Earth, Stockholm, Sweden
U13A. Reticent Researchers! Are We Failing Humanity?
James M Byrne1, Kent Peacock2, Leanne J Little1 and Peter Sinclair3, (1)University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada(2)Univ of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada(3)Climate Denial Crock of the Week, Midland, MI, United States
U14A. Climate Literacy: Enabling Effective Climate Literacy through Collective Impact
Tamara S Ledley, TERC, Cambridge, MA, United States, Frank Niepold III, NOAA Washington DC, Climate Program Office, Washington, DC, United States and Catherine Carlton, Institute at the Golden Gate, Sausalito, CA, United States
U22A. Nowhere to Hide: The Explosion of Geodesy and Its Ongoing Transformation of the Earth Sciences
Adrian A Borsa, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States and R Steven Nerem, Univ of CO-Aerospace Egrg Sci, Boulder, CO, United States
U23A. Going, Going, Gone: Future Proofing the Twentieth Century Record of Our Science
Kerstin Lehnert, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, UNITED STATES, Jens F Klump, CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering Perth, Perth, WA, Australia and Lesley A Wyborn, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
U24A. FRONTIERS IN GEOSYSTEMS: Deep Earth-Surface Interactions
Cin-Ty Lee, Rice University, Houston, TX, United States, Thorsten W Becker, University of Southern California, Department of Earth Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Janne Blichert-Toft, Ecole Normale Supérieure Lyon, Laboratoire de Géologie de Lyon, Lyon, France and Yusuke Yokoyama, University of Tokyo, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, Bunkyo-ku, Japan
U32A. Soils in a Changing World: The NEXUS of Climate, Water, Ecosystems, and Food Systems
Jan W Hopmans, Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI, United States; University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, Harry Vereecken, Forschungszentrum Julich GmbH, Julich, Germany and Eric A Davidson, University of Maryland Center (UMCES) for Environmental Science, Frostburg, MD, United States
U33A. The 25 April 2015 M7.8 Gorkha, Nepal, Earthquake Sequence: Lessons Learned
Ramesh P Singh, Chapman University, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Orange, CA, United States and Susan Elizabeth Hough, USGS Pasadena Field Office, Pasadena, CA, United States
U34A. Are We Ready to Observe the Next Large Volcanic Eruption?
Alan Robock, Rutgers University, Department of Environmental Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, Owen B Toon, LASP/ATOC, Boulder, CO, United States; University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, Paul A. Newman, NASA GSFC, Code 610, Greenbelt, MD, United States and Anja Schmidt, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
U41A. When and How Did Plate Tectonics Begin, What Came Before, and Why Is This Controversy Important for Understanding the Earth?
Robert J Stern, Univ Texas Dallas, Richardson, TX, United States, Taras Gerya, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Stephan V. Sobolev, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany and Paul Tackley, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
U42A. Mountains without Permanent Snow and Ice: Current Impacts and Implications for the Future of Mountain Environments and Areas Downstream
Raymond S Bradley, Univ Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, United States and Lonnie G Thompson, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States
U44A. Is Peak Oil Dead and What Does It Mean for Climate Change?
Asher Miller, Post Carbon Institute, Santa Rosa, CA, United States, Warren J Wiscombe, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, David Fridley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States and James E Hansen, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States
U51A. Innovative Community Software Schemes for the Geosciences: Models, Scripts, GIS Data Systems, Workflows, Collaboration Tools, and More...
Christopher Duffy, The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University Park, PA, United States, Yolanda Gil, Univ. of Southern California, Marina Del Rey, CA, United States, Chris A Mattmann, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States and Scott Dale Peckham, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States
U52A. The Concept and Conduct of Decadal Surveys and Strategies for Developing Research Priorities
Susan Roberts1, Michael Moloney2, Amanda C Staudt1, Arthur Charo3 and Deborah Glickson4, (1)National Research Council, Ottawa, ON, Canada(2)National Research Council, Washington, DC, United States(3)National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, DC, United States(4)National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, United States
U53A. New Horizons at Pluto-Charon: Results from the First Months of Data Return
William B McKinnon, Washington University in St Louis, St. Louis, MO, United States and Catherine Olkin, Southwest Research Institute Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States