GC24D:
GEC Special Lecture


Session ID#: 9776

Session Description:
A special lecture on Global Fresh Water Security will be presented by Jay Famiglietti. Jay is an expert in the study of hydrology and is currently leading the Community Hydrologic Modeling Platform (CHyMP) effort in the United States to accelerate the development of hydrological models for use in addressing global issues related to water, food, economic, climate, and global security. His research centers around “the role of hydrology in the coupled Earth system” and evaluating “global change impacts on water availability.” In 2012, Famiglietti was selected for the Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer by the Geological Society of America.
Primary Conveners:  David M. Cairns, Texas A & M University College Station, College Station, TX, United States
Conveners:  Rong Fu, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States and Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Ohio State University Main Campus, Department of Geography, Columbus, OH, United States
Chairs:  Rong Fu, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Geological Sciences, Austin, TX, United States and Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Ohio State University Main Campus, Department of Geography, Columbus, OH, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  David M. Cairns, Texas A & M University College Station, College Station, TX, United States
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Introductory Remarks
James S Famiglietti, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States; University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States