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Abstract submission deadline: 2 August 23:59 EDT/03:59 +1 GMT.


PA001. Advancing Geohealth and Sustainable, Livable Cities Using Urban Informatics, Smart Data, Machine Learning, and Emerging Technologies


Leslie Chamberlain Allsopp, University of North Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Fort Worth, TX, United States, Fazlay Faruque, University of Mississippi Medical Center, GIS and Remote Sensing, Jackson, MS, United States, Barbara S Minsker, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, United States and Robert Finkelman, University of Texas at Dallas, Geosciences, Richardson, TX, United States
PA002. Global Warming, Urban Heat Island and Public Health: Vulnerability, Impacts, and Adaption

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Yuei-An Liou, NCU National Central University of Taiwan, Taoyuan, Taiwan and Nguyen Kim Anh, National Central University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
PA003. A Scientist’s Place: Redefining the Role of Science in a Dynamic World

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Danya Abdelhameid, UNAVCO, Inc. Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, Megan R.M. Brown, University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Geological Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States and Natasha Krell, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
PA004. Big and Open Earth Systems Data in the Federal Government: Emerging Technologies, Policy, and Challenges 


Jacob Matthew Carter, Union of Concerned Scientists Washington DC, Center for Science and Democracy, Washington, DC, United States and Bethany Wiggin, Data Refuge, Penn Program in Environmental Humanities, Philadelphia, United States
PA005. Building and Sustaining Successful Communities in Science


Katie Pratt, University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett, RI, United States, Amber E Budden, DataONE, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, Joshua Knackert, Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center (WIPAC), University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, United States and Melissa Varga, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, DC, United States
PA006. Building Sustained Capacity to Use Earth Observations to Enhance Environmental Management Decisions, Actions, and Policy


Lauren M Childs-Gleason1, Stephanie L Granger2, Nancy D Searby3 and Sarah N Hemmings3, (1)NASA Langley Research Center, DEVELOP National Program, Hampton, VA, United States(2)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States(3)NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States
PA007. Climate Literacy: The Arts as an Ally in Understanding Earth and Invoking Change


Marda Kirn, EcoArts Connections, Boulder, CO, United States, Heidi Steltzer, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO, United States and J.D. Talasek, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, United States
PA008. Communicating science during a natural hazard crisis


Michael L Blanpied, USGS Headquarters, Reston, VA, United States, Sara McBride, USGS Western Geographic Science Center, Menlo Park, CA, United States, Lucile Jones, California Institute of Technology, Seismological Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States and Kelvin R Berryman, GNS Science-Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
PA009. Communication of Science - Practice, Research and Reflection


Heidi A Roop, University of Washington, Climate Impacts Group, Seattle, WA, United States, Samuel Michael Illingworth, Univ of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom and Alejandra Borunda, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States
PA010. Earth Observations in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Paris Agreement, and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Douglas Cripe, GEO Group on Earth Observations, Geneva, Switzerland, Lawrence Friedl, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States and Argyro Kavvada, Booz Allen Hamilton NASA Headquarters, Earth Science Division, Washington, DC, United States
PA011. Engagement with the Fossil Fuel Industry: Opportunities, Challenges, and Risks


Gretchen T Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists Washington DC, Washington, DC, United States and James J McCarthy, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States
PA012. Explore and communicate through data-driven collaborations across, art, design and geoscience

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Allen Pope, National Snow and Ice Data Center, CIRES University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States, Saskia M van Manen, Self Employed, Washington, DC, United States and Marco Tedesco, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States
PA013. How Does Your Geoscience Research Matter and Can You Explain How it Matters to the Public?

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Linda R Rowan, UNAVCO, Inc. Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, Maggie Walser, National Academy of Science, Washington, DC, United States and Rebecca French, Environmental Protection Agency Washington DC, Washington, DC, United States
PA014. Immersive and Engaging Experiences in the Geosciences

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Jill S Shipman, University of Alaska Fairbanks, FRAME Film Production Services, Dept. of Theatre and Film, Fairbanks, AK, United States; University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, AK, United States, Pips Veazey, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States, Susan C Eriksson, Self Employed, Washington, DC, United States and Peter W Webley, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI), Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, AK, United States
PA015. Methods for Assessing the Impact and Value of Earth Observations and Geospatial Data for Decision-Making


Jason Gallo1, Steven M Lev1 and Lawrence Friedl2, (1)Science and Technology Policy Institute, Washington, DC, United States(2)NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States
PA016. Music and the Geosciences


Paul Williams, University of Reading, Meteorology, Reading, United Kingdom, Karen L Aplin, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Carl Brenner, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States and Jeffrey A Lee, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, United States
PA017. Native Science: How Indigenous Perspectives Inform Environmental Science and Policy


Ryan E Emanuel, North Carolina State University Raleigh, Raleigh, NC, United States and Karletta Chief, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States
PA018. Non-Traditional Funding Models for a Shifting R&D Landscape


Steven M Lev, Science and Technology Policy Institute, Washington, DC, United States and Alexis McKittrick, Science and Technology Policy Institute, Washington, DC, United States
PA019. Origin, Transport, and Accumulation of Geogenic Carcinogens


Bethany Overfield1, William C Haneberg1, Geoffrey S Plumlee2 and Ellen Hahn3, (1)University of Kentucky, Kentucky Geological Survey, Lexington, KY, United States(2)U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO, United States(3)University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, Lexington, KY, United States
PA020. Practical Research at the Intersection of Ecology and Hydrology for Sustainable Water Management


Melissa M. Rohde, The Nature Conservancy, San Francisco, CA, United States and Craig Ulrich, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States
PA021. Preserving Scientific Integrity and Science-based Governance in the New Political Era


Gretchen T Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists Washington DC, Washington, DC, United States and Andrew Bergman, Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI), Washington, DC, United States; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States
PA022. Robust Science Results from Citizen Science Projects across the Disciplines


Lin H Chambers, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States, Nathaniel A Frissell, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research - Physics, Newark, NJ, United States, Nathan Case, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom and Amy P. Kaminski, NASA, Office of the Chief Scientist, Washington, DC, DC, United States
PA023. Science Advocacy Efforts and Examples By and For Students, Universities, and Organizations

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Laura A Guertin1, Olivia Ambrogio2 and Shane Hanlon2, (1)Penn State Brandywine, Media, PA, United States(2)American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States
PA024. Science and Sci-Fi: Using Real Science to Explore Fictional Worlds


Ryan J Haupt, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States and Miles M Traer, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States
PA025. Science Engagement with Faith Communities


Robert C. O'Malley, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion Program, Washington, DC, United States, Gregg R Davidson, University of Mississippi, Geology and Geological Engineering, Oxford, MS, United States and Emily Therese Cloyd, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Public Engagement, Washington, DC, United States
PA026. Science to Action: Building Novel and Transformative Partnerships Toward Decision-Relevant Science

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Julian J Reyes, Washington State University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pullman, WA, United States; USDA ARS Jornada Experimental Range, Southwest Climate Hub, Las Cruces, NM, United States, Melissa Varga, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, DC, United States and Korey Woodley, Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee, Moscow, ID, United States
PA027. Science to Action: Identifying Elements of Success in Resilience Measure Implementation

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Emily Sylak-Glassman1, Christopher Clavin1 and Rajul Pandya2, (1)Science and Technology Policy Institute, Washington, DC, United States(2)American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States
PA028. Science to Action: Research to Applications (R2A) to Enhance Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Water Supply and Drought Outlooks

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Andrea J Ray, NOAA/Earth System Research Lab/Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO, United States, Andrew W Wood, National Center for Atmospheric Research, RAL/Hydrometeorological Applications Program, Boulder, CO, United States, Michelle Stokes, NOAA, Colorado Basin River Forecast Center, Salt Lake City, UT, United States; NOAA Colorado Basin River Forecast Center, Salt Lake City, UT, United States and Brian Fuchs, National Drought Mitigation Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States
PA029. Science to Action: Resilient Decision Making in the Midst of Uncertainty


Thomas Adams, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Water Center (NWC), Tuscaloosa, AL, United States, Anna Maria Wilson, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E), La Jolla, CA, United States, Julie A Vano, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States and Francisco Munoz-Arriola, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States
PA030. Science to Action:  Effective Co-Production - Will Science meet the high demands of Practitioners and Decision Makers?


Lawrence Buja, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, Laurna Kaatz, Denver Water, Denver, CO, United States, Caspar M. Ammann, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States and William J Gutowski Jr, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, United States
PA031. Science to Action: Toward More Effective Decision Maker-Scientist Partnerships


Julie A Vano, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, David H Behar, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco, CA, United States and Daniel B Ferguson, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States
PA032. Science to Decision-Making: Using the Environmental Intelligence Framework to Constrain the Arctic Carbon Budget


Emily Osborne, NOAA Climate Program Office, Silver Spring, MD, United States, Jeremy T Mathis, NOAA Seattle, Seattle, WA, United States and Anjuli S Bamzai, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, United States
PA033. Strategies to Promote Sustainable Desalination Capacity Development for Non-traditional Water Use and Reuse


Leslie Abrahams, IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute, Washington, DC, United States and Alexis McKittrick, Science and Technology Policy Institute, Washington, DC, United States
PA034. Success Stories of How Remote Sensing is Serving Water Resources Planning and Management


Aleix Serrat-Capdevila1, Martha C. Anderson2, Bradley Doorn3 and Stefanie Herrmann1, (1)The World Bank, Washington DC, United States(2)USDA ARS, Hydrology and Remote Sensing Lab, Beltsville, MD, United States(3)NASA Headquarters, Earth Science Directorate, Washington, DC, United States
PA035. The Role and Impact of a Pan-Arctic Observing Network in Delivering Societal Benefits


Steven M Lev, Science and Technology Policy Institute, Washington, DC, United States and Jason Gallo, Science and Technology Policy Institute, Washington, DC, United States
PA036. Water and Society: The Future of America’s Water: Understanding the landscape of water risks, and addressing the associated societal and economic impacts


James A Rising, University of Chicago, Berkeley, IL, United States, Mengqian Lu, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States, Vincent Carroll Tidwell, Sandia Natl Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, United States and Emre Eftelioglu, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, United States
ED013. Crowdsourcing and the Great American Eclipse of 2017: A new approach for integrating research, technology and education


Juan Carlos Martinez Oliveros, Space Sciences Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, Laura M Peticolas, University of California Berkeley, Multiverse, Berkeley, CA, United States, Martin Storksdieck, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States and Calvin Johnson, Google, Making & Science, Mountain View, CA, United States
ED015. Diversity in the Geoscience Community: Expansion is Necessary


Jonathan C Lewis, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus, Geoscience, Indiana, PA, United States, Sharon K Cooper, Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States and Brandon Jones, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, United States
ED039. The Role of the Arts in Geoscience Teaching and Learning


Katherine Kelly Ellins, University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences, Austin, TX, United States; The University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences, Austin, TX, United States, James A Brey, American Meteorological Society Washington DC, Washington, DC, United States, Judith Lynne Waller, University of Wisconsin Fox Valley, Art, Menaha, WI, United States and Sharon K Cooper, Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States
GC015. Climate Drivers of Infectious Disease: Past, Present and Future


Rachel Baker1, Jane Wilson Baldwin2, Ayesha S Mahmud1 and Gabriel Andres Vecchi3, (1)Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States(2)Princeton University, Geosciences, Princeton, NJ, United States(3)Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, United States
GC019. Climate Intervention: Is Geo-engineering in Earth’s Future?


Ben van der Pluijm, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI, United States, Ariel D Anbar, Arizona State University, School of Molecular Sciences, Tempe, AZ, United States and Linda R Rowan, UNAVCO, Inc. Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States
GC064. Renewable Energy: Solar and Open Topics


Elizabeth C Weatherhead, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, Scott C James, Baylor University, Geosciences and Mechanical Engineering, Waco, TX, United States, Laura M Hinkelman, Univ of WA-JISAO, Seattle, WA, United States and Aditya Choukulkar, NOAA, Boulder, CO, United States
GC065. Renewable Energy: Wind


Elizabeth C Weatherhead1, Scott C James2, Elizabeth C Weatherhead1 and Caroline Draxl3, (1)University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States(2)Baylor University, Geosciences and Mechanical Engineering, Waco, TX, United States(3)National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden, National Wind Technology Center, Golden, CO, United States
GC066. Renewable Energy:  Marine and Hydrokinetic


Elizabeth C Weatherhead, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, Scott C James, Baylor University, Geosciences and Mechanical Engineering, Waco, TX, United States, Maria L Beninati, Mechanical Engineering, Lewisberg, PA, United States and Martin Wosnik, University of New Hampshire Main Campus, Mechanical Engineering, Durham, NH, United States
H110. Science to Action: What is the Role of Climate Science and the Climate Scientist in Robust Decisions?

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Laurna Kaatz1, Caspar M. Ammann2, Caspar M. Ammann2 and Lawrence Buja3, (1)Denver Water, Denver, CO, United States(2)University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States(3)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
H134. Water and Society: From Drought Models to Water Security Under Climate Change and Policy.


Sara Sadri1, Joseph R Kasprzyk2 and Sara Sadri1, (1)University of California Los Angeles, Department of Geography, Los Angeles, CA, United States(2)University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States
IN019. Data and Tools for Knowledge Discovery around the Energy-Water Nexus


Jibonananda Sanyal, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, Melissa R Allen, Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States, Robert S Chen, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States and Bonita Singal, Department of Energy Washington DC, EPSA, Washington, DC, United States
NH005. Dams and Reservoirs - Natural Hazards, Risks, and Solutions


Michelle W Ho, Columbia University of New York, Columbia Water Center, Palisades, NY, United States, Casey Brown, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Amherst, MA, United States, Ramesh P Singh, Chapman University, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Orange, CA, United States and Xun Sun, Columbia Univ, New York, NY, United States
NH009. Extreme Space Weather Benchmarks: Phase 1 Update and Next Steps

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Seth Jonas, Science and Technology Policy Institute, Washington, DC, United States and William J Murtagh, NOAA Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States
NH022. (Un)natural Hazards: Aging US Dams and Levees -Monitoring, Maintenance, Renewal, and Risk

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Michelle W Ho, Columbia University of New York, Columbia Water Center, Palisades, NY, United States, Upmanu Lall, Columbia University, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, New York, NY, United States, Casey Brown, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Amherst, MA, United States and Ramesh P Singh, Chapman University, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Orange, CA, United States