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PA001. Addressing Societal Challenges through Science Diplomacy
Yekaterina Kontar | Tufts University
Ester Sztein | National Academy of Sciences
PA002. Addressing Societal Challenges through the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS).
Paola De Salvo | GEO Group on Earth Observations
Stefano Nativi | CNR - IIA
Argyro Kavvada | NASA Headquarters/ Booz Allen Hamilton
Douglas Cripe | GEO Group on Earth Observations
PA002. Addressing Societal Challenges through the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS).
Paola De Salvo | GEO Group on Earth Observations
Stefano Nativi | CNR - IIA
Argyro Kavvada | NASA Headquarters/ Booz Allen Hamilton
Douglas Cripe | GEO Group on Earth Observations
PA003. Aligning the technical analysis to the needs of a decision maker for water resources planning under deeply uncertain futures
Guillermo Mendoza | US Army Corps of Engineers
John Matthews | Alliance for Global Water Adaptation
PA004. Art and Science: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Data Exploration and Communication
Jill Shipman | University of Alaska Fairbanks
Peter Webley | University of Alaska Fairbanks
Brandon Gellis | University of Wyoming
Jose Salgado | KV 265
PA006. Behind the Scenes on the Front Lines of Science Communication: How Institutions Can Support and Reward Scientists Who Do Public Engagement Work
Anne Jefferson | Kent State University Kent Campus
Melissa Kenney | University of Maryland College Park
Tessa Hill | University California Davis
Emily Cloyd | American Association for the Advancement of Science
PA007. Beyond Natural Gas: Decarbonizing the Residential and Commercial Sector
Arvind Ravikumar | Stanford University
Michael Wara | Stanford University
Alex Gilbert | Spark Library
PA008. Bridging the gaps between science and science policy
Tai-Yin Huang | Penn State Lehigh Valley
Susan Bates | National Center for Atmospheric Research
Rafael Loureiro | Blue Marble Space Institute of Science / Winston-Salem State University
Kimberly Duong | University of California Irvine
PA010. Climate Services Research and Development: Adapting to Climate Today
Lisa Goddard | Intl Res Inst Climate & Societ
James Buizer | University of Arizona
Lisa Vaughan | NOAA Ocean and Atmospheric Research
PA011. Communicating Climate Science in a Challenging Political Climate
Donald Wuebbles | University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Bud Ward | Yale Climate Connections
PA012. Communicating Freshwater Health through a Social-Ecological Lens: Models, Indicators, Apps and Engagement
Kashif Shaad | Conservation International
Helen Regan | University of California Riverside
Raymond Wang | Sun Yat-Sen University
Lina Serrano | Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
PA013. Communicating science in the social media age
Charles Perry | USDA Forest Service
Christopher Oswalt | USDA Forest Service
Sudhir Shrestha | ESRI
PA014. Communicating Weather and Climate Information for Decision-Making in Resource Constrained Environments
Alex Apotsos | United States Agency for International DevelopmentWilliams College
Alexander de Sherbinin | Center for International Earth Science Information Network
Julia Bradley-Cook | United States Agency for International Development
PA015. Communication of Science - Practice, Research and Reflection
Heidi Roop | University of Washington
Samuel Illingworth | Manchester Metropolitan University
Kristin Timm | George Mason University
Yi-Ling Hwong | University of New South Wales
PA016. Community Management in Earth and Space Sciences
Amber Budden | DataONE
Katie Pratt | University of Rhode Island
Erin Robinson | Foundation for Earth Science
Melissa Varga | Union of Concerned Scientists
PA017. Connecting Earth Sciences and Risk Financing and Transfer: Case Studies on integration and application of Earth Observations in the Insurance Sectors
Eric Anderson | University of Alabama in Huntsville
David Green | NASA Headquarters
Shanna McClain | NASA Headquarters
Kevin Coffee | US Agency for International Development
PA019. Data Policy:  Much More than Just the Data Set
Kathleen Fontaine | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Erin Robinson | Foundation for Earth Science
Denise Hills | Geological Survey of Alabama
PA020. Earth Observation Applications in Support of Global Policy Frameworks
Argyro Kavvada | NASA Headquarters/ Booz Allen Hamilton
Douglas Cripe | GEO Group on Earth Observations
Lawrence Friedl | NASA Headquarters
Stephanie Schollaert Uz | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
PA021. Energy policy under binding climate constraints: When and how can society limit the extraction of fossil fuels?
Peter Erickson | Stockholm Environment Institute
Steven Davis | University California Irvine
Georgia Piggot | Stockholm Environment Institute
PA022. Engaged Scientists: Personal and Professional Climate Action by Climate Change Researchers
Shelly Sommer | Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research
Max Boykoff | Univ Colorado
PA023. Enhancing Environmental Management Decisions, Actions, and Policy by Building the Capacity to Use Earth Observations
Kenton Ross | NASA DEVELOP Program
Christine Mataya | NASA Headquarters
Nancy Searby | NASA Headquarters
Lauren Childs-Gleason | NASA DEVELOP Program - Wise County
PA024. Experiences and Career Opportunities in Science Policy and Diplomacy
Linda Rowan | UNAVCO, Inc.
Emily Sylak-Glassman | IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute
PA025. From a Moment to a Movement: Building Infrastructure to Sustain Scientist Engagement
Melissa Varga | Union of Concerned Scientists
Timia Crisp | American Geophysical Union
T. Zelikova | 500 Women Scientists
PA026. Geoscience and Sustainable Energy Solutions
Denise Cox | American Association Petroleum Geologists - Energy Minerals Division, Division of Environmental Geosciences, Division of Professional Affairs
John Kaldi | University of Adelaide
PA027. How Does Your Geoscience Research Matter, and Can You Explain How It Matters to Other Scientists and the Public?
Daniel Richter | Duke University
Martha Conklin | University of California Merced
Leslie Hsu | Lamont-Doherty Earth Obs
PA029. Science to action beyond partnerships: Creating, scaling, and sustaining regional and sector-based networks to foster knowledge co-production in support of climate change adaptation
James Arnott | Aspen Global Change Institute
Ursula Rick | Western Water Assessment
Julie Vano | National Center for Atmospheric Research
Benét Duncan | Western Water Assessment
PA030. Implementing Science Tools for Cities and Climate
Daniel Bader | Columbia University
Jack Kaye | NASA Headquarters SMD/ESD
William Solecki | city university of new york - hunter college
Cynthia Rosenzweig | NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
PA031. Indigenous Data Sovereignty: How Scientists and Researchers Can Empower Indigenous Data Governance
Stephanie Rainie | University of Arizona
Daniel Ferguson | University of Arizona
PA032. Innovation and Regulation: Policies for Facilitating the Adoption of New Approaches to Mitigate Oil and Gas Emissions
Jacob Englander | Stanford Earth Sciences
Daniel Zimmerle | Colorado State University
David Lyon | Environmental Defense Fund
PA033. Utilizing Indigenous and Local Knowledge in Disaster Risk Reduction Research and Policies
Yekaterina Kontar | Tufts University
Noor Johnson | University of ColoradoTufts University
PA034. Integrating Socio-Economics and Governance into Studies of Food and Water Systems.
Keyvan Malek | Washington State University
Kirti Rajagopalan | Washington State University
Jennifer Givens | Utah State University
Brian Chaffin | University of Montana
PA035. Intercultural Science Communication
Simon Schneider | GEOTECHNOLOGIEN
Bonnie Murray | NASA Langley Research Center
Rajul Pandya | American Geophysical Union
Karletta Chief | University of Arizona
PA035. Intercultural Science Communication
Simon Schneider | GEOTECHNOLOGIEN
Bonnie Murray | NASA Langley Research Center
Rajul Pandya | American Geophysical Union
Karletta Chief | University of Arizona
PA036. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Drought and Drought Decisions
Aparna Bamzai | USGS North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center
Dennis Ojima | Colorado State University
Adam Wilke | USGS Fort Collins Science Center
Amanda Cravens | USGS Fort Collins Science Center
PA037. International Science Addressing Global Agenda 2030
Gordon Mcbean | University of Western Ontario
Vaughan Turekian | National Academy of Sciences
Pavel Kabat | IIASA International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
PA038. Learning by Doing: Building Community Resilience Through Climate Assessment
Kristin Lewis | US Global Change Research Program
Allyza Lustig | US Global Change Research Program
PA039. Leveraging Social Media, Crowdsourcing, Citizen Science, and Emerging Technologies to Understand and Respond to Hazards and Disasters
Sophia Liu | U.S. Geological Survey
Alice Pennaz | U.S. Geological Survey
Emily Martuscello | Federal Emergency Management Agency
PA040. Moving Science Into Practice - Communicating, Implementing, and Informing Action
Justin Li | American Association for the Advancement of Science Washington DC
Brian Gray | American Association for the Advancement of Science Washington DC
Scott Sellars | American Association for the Advancement of Science Washington DC
Amina Schartup | Harvard University
PA041. Native Science to Action: How Indigenous Perspectives Inform Environmental Science and Policy
Ryan Emanuel | NC State University
Karletta Chief | University of Arizona
Otakuye Conroy-Ben | Arizona State University
PA042. New and emerging technologies and their society and policy impacts
Denise Hills | Geological Survey of Alabama
Lindsay Barbieri | University of Vermont
PA043. New Frontiers in Communicating on Climate Change:  Connecting Science, Health and Journalism on Local Impacts and Solutions
Karen Florini | Climate Central
Rick Weiss | SciLine
Mona Sarfaty | Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health
PA044. On the Sci in Cli-Fi: What Climate Scientists Should Know about Fictional Representations of Climate Change
Michael Svoboda | George Washington University / Yale Climate Connections
Amy Brady | Chicago Review of Books
Ashley Shelby | Loft Literary Center
Jeremy Deaton | Nexus Media
PA045. Open-source energy data and modeling
Johannes Friedrich | World Resources Institute
Sadie Cox | National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden
Rajan Gupta | Los Alamos National Laboratory
Aaron Kressig | World Resources Institute
PA046. Planning for Extremes and Long-term Change in the Built Environment: Scientist-stakeholder Research and Engagement
Claudia Nierenberg | NOAA
William Solecki | city university of new york - hunter college
Caitlin Simpson | NOAA Washington DC
PA047. Progress Towards Enhancing National Preparedness for Space Weather
William Murtagh | NOAA Boulder
Steven Clarke | NASA Headquarters
Seth Jonas | Science and Technology Policy Institute
PA048. Quantifying the Value of Earth Science Information by Identifying How It Changes Societal Outcomes
Bethany Mabee | Resources for the Future
Yusuke Kuwayama | Resources for the Future
PA049. Remote Sensing Applications for Water Management and Planning: From Data to Operational Decisions in the Field
Aleix Serrat-Capdevila | The World Bank
Winston Yu | The World Bank & IWMI
Forrest Melton | CSU Monterey Bay
Yusuke Kuwayama | Resources for the Future
PA050. Science in the news: Innovative research and programs to improve the quality and quantity of science journalism
Kristin Timm | George Mason University
Heidi Roop | University of Washington
Jennifer Weeks | The Conversation US
Joe Witte | Aquent/JPL-NASA
PA052. Science to Action: Addressing Gaps in Access to Climate Science for Decision-Making
Rachel Jacobson | American Society of Adaptation Professionals
Natalie Bennett | US Global Change Research Program
Melissa Goodwin | American Geophysical Union
Sarah Zerbonne | US Global Change Research Program
PA053. Science to Action: Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Interdisciplinary Research
Margaret Garcia | Arizona State University
Thushara Gunda | Sandia National Laboratories
PA054. Science to Action: Building Novel and Transformative Partnerships Toward Decision-Relevant Science
Julian Reyes | Washington State University
Melissa Varga | Union of Concerned Scientists
PA055. Science to Action: Closing gaps to enable science-based, data-driven decision making
Savannah Cooley | NASA Western Water Applications Office
Amber Jenkins | NASA Western Water Applications Office
Stephanie Granger | NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
PA056. Science to Action: Education for Community/Scientist Problem Solving
Cathryn Manduca | Carleton College
Donna Charlevoix | UNAVCO, Inc. Boulder
J Taber | IRIS Consortium
Rajul Pandya | American Geophysical Union
PA057. Science To Action: Empowering Ecologists to Engage in the Process of Translation for Informed Environmental Decision-making
Carolyn Enquist | USGS Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center
Gregg Garfin | University of Arizona
Stephen Jackson | USGS Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center
Jeremy Littell | USGS, DOI Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center
PA058. Science to action: Frontiers in effective decision maker-scientist partnerships
Daniel Ferguson | University of Arizona
Julie Vano | National Center for Atmospheric Research
David Behar | San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
PA059. Science to Action: How Can Climate Attribution Information Inform Real-Time Decision Making?
Anna Wilson | Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Tashiana Osborne | Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Francisco Munoz-Arriola | University of Nebraska-Lincoln
David Curtis | West Consultants
PA060. Science to Action: How hydrologists and residents can work together to reduce the impact of flooding.
Thomas Herrington | Monmouth University
Sarah Wilkins | American Geophysical Union
Susannah Erwin | US Geological Survey
Harriet Festing | Flood Forum USA
PA061. Science to Action: Increasing Safety through Science-Informed Infrastructure Decisions
Emily Sylak-Glassman | IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute
Leslie Abrahams |
Christopher Clavin | Science & Technology Policy Institute
PA062. Science to Action: Metrics for Societal Impact of Research. What do we value, and how do we capture it?
Kevin Noone | Stockholm University
Crystal Raymond | Seattle City Light
Julia Drapkin | ISeeChange: Community Weather and Climate Journal
Sybil Seitzinger | IGBP
PA063. Science to Action: Using Science for Justice by Building Knowledge, Linking Communities, and Advocating for Change
Charise Johnson | Union of Concerned Scientists Washington DC
Rajul Pandya | American Geophysical Union
Gretchen Goldman | Union of Concerned Scientists
PA064. Science to Action: Meeting the Information Needs for Climate Change Adaptation Decisions
Shahan Haq | University of Maryland
Marina Djernaes | The New Advisory Group
Rajul Pandya | American Geophysical Union
PA065. Science to Inform Climate Resilience and Adaptation Decision-making and Policy
Rebecca French | State of Connecticut
Louise Bedsworth | Governor's Office of Planning & Research
Jessica Grannis | Georgetown University
PA066. Strategies for Climate Communication across Contexts
Emma Bloomfield | University of Nevada Las Vegas
Matthew Lachniet | UNLV-Geosciences
PA067. Talking to politicians about climate change
Robert Ward | London School of Economics
Susan Hassol | Climate Communication
PA068. THE CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEM: Observation/Configuration/Communication - at the intersection of ART and SCIENCE
Diane Burko | Community College of Philadelphia
Nathalie Goodkin | Nanyang Technological University
PA069. The Ethics of Providing Climate Information in the Developing World
Tegan Blaine | U.S. Agency for International Development
Christopher Jack | University of Cape Town
Bruce Hewitson | University of Cape Town
Ana Bucher | World Bank
PA070. The Fourth National Climate Assessment: Highlighting impacts, risks, and responses across sectors and regions of the United States
Katie Reeves | US Global Change Research Program
David Reidmiller | United States Global Change Research Program
PA071. The Future of Science Policy: Funding, Freedom of Scientific Expression, and Federal Decision-making
Gretchen Goldman | Union of Concerned Scientists
Kasey White | Geological Society of America
Timia Crisp | American Geophysical Union
PA072. The hazards of hazard communication: Importance, rewards and challenges of science in the public sphere
Beth Bartel | UNAVCO, Inc.
Wendy Bohon | Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
PA073. The Science and Practice of Communicating Science for Policymakers
Kei Koizumi | American Association for the Advancement of Science Washington DC
Karen Akerlof | George Mason University Fairfax
Erica Goldman | COMPASS
PA074. Using Earth observations for resource management in the Western U.S.: the nexus of water and food security
Stephanie Schollaert Uz | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Christine Lee | California State University Monterey Bay
Andrew French | USDA/ARS
Ursula Rick | Western Water Assessment
PA075. Working with Unusual Suspects at the Science, Policy, and Community Nexus
Nicholas Weller | Arizona State University
Mahmud Farooque | Arizona State University
David Sittenfeld | Museum of Science
. The 2018 Eruptions of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii and Fernandina and Sierra Negra Volcanoes, Galápagos
Ingrid Johanson | Univ California Berkeley
Matthew Patrick | USGS
Gregory Waite | Michigan Technological University
Claire Horwell | Durham University
B025. Forensic Geology: From Crime Scene to Courtroom
Ian Saginor | Federal Bureau of Investigation
David Szymanski | Bentley University
Christopher Bernhardt | USGS
Jack Hietpas | Pennsylvania State University
B038. Insights from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Assessments
Clifford Duke | Ecological Society of America
Brian Klatt | Michigan State University
Jeannine Cavender-Bares | University of Minnesota Twin Cities
C030. Putting Arctic Science to Work: Using Your Words to Reach Collaborators and Decision-makers
Jessica Rohde | Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
Brendan Kelly | University of Alaska Fairbanks
C039. Societal Impacts of Global Cryosphere Change and Associated Mitigation and Adaptation Policies
Ian Bolliger | University of California Berkeley
Shad O'Neel | USGS
McKenzie Skiles | University of Utah�
Joanna Carey | Babson College
ED030. Diversity, inclusion and equality in geosciences
Tim van Emmerik | The Ocean Cleanup
Lesley Wyborn | Australian National University
Jill Karsten | AGU Diversity & Inclusion Task Force
Claudia Jesus-Rydin | European Research Council
ED051. Sustaining K-12 Geoscience Education: The Role of Academic & Professional Societies
Sadredin Moosavi | Geological Society of America
Suzanne Metlay | Western Governors University
GC011. Application of forest change mapping and error estimation to forest carbon financing mechanisms and rural development
Sylvia Wilson | United States Geological Survey
Juliann Aukema | US Agency for International Development
Evan Notman | US Agency for International Development
Africa Flores Cordova | University of Alabama in Huntsville
GC077. Renewable Energy: Marine and Hydrokinetic
Scott James | Baylor University
Elizabeth Weatherhead | University of Colorado at Boulder
Vincent Neary | Sandia National Laboratories
Maria Beninati | Bucknell University
GC082. State of the Carbon Cycle in North America: Key Findings from Assessing a Decade of Science, Decisions, and Management Impacts
Gyami Shrestha | U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Program
Nancy Cavallaro | USDA/NIFA
Laura Lorenzoni | NASA Headquarters
Zhiliang Zhu | USGS
GH004. Building Bridges to Global Health, Resilience and Sustainability
Greg Wessel | Geology in the Public Interest
Jeffrey Greenberg | Wheaton College
Heidi Roop | University of Washington
GH013. Global Warming, Urban Heat Island and Public Health: Vulnerability, Impacts, and Adaption
Kevin Czajkowski | University of Toledo
Nguyen Anh | National Central University
Yuei-An Liou | National Central University
NH005. Benchmarks for Extreme Space Weather Events
Seth Jonas | Science and Technology Policy Institute
William Murtagh | NOAA Boulder
NS010. Near-surface geophysics for anthropogenic targets
Isabel Morris | Princeton University
Carl-Georg Bank | University of Toronto
Sajad Jazayeri | University of South Florida Tampa
Linda Rowan | UNAVCO, Inc.
U002. Can we manage Earth's future?
Stephen Romaniello | Arizona State University
Hilairy Hartnett | Arizona State University
Linda Rowan | UNAVCO, Inc.
Ariel Anbar | Arizona State University
U008. Geoscience Impact in a Complex World: Successful Collaboration with Social Scientists
Margaret Goud Collins | Friends of IIASA
Margaret Palmer | National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), Univ of MD
Fabian Wagner | IIASA International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Carrie Hritz | National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), Univ. of MD