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AGU Ethics Policy—Developing Equity in Science
Billy Williams | American Geophysical Union
Randy Townsend | American Geophysical Union
AgMIP Town Hall
Alexander Ruane | NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
Jonathan Winter | Dartmouth College
Cynthia Rosenzweig | NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
Alternative Careers: I can do research there? Research in places you may not expect
Tim McCoy | Smithsonian Institution
Larry Nittler | Carnegie Institution of Washington
Katherine Touzinsky | ERDC Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory
Aurora Elmore | National Geographic Society
Megan Brown | University of Colorado Boulder
Alternative Careers: Research in Action in Washington, DC
Debra Knopman | RAND Corporation
Helen Ding | World Resources Institute
Meredith Richardson | University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
AmeriFlux: Community Action, Decadal Synthesis, and the Year of Methane
Margaret Torn | Berkeley Lab/UC Berkeley
Sebastien Biraud | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Deb Agarwal | LBNLLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Trevor Keenan | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Gilberto Pastorello | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Stephen Chan | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Housen Chu | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Danielle Christianson | University of California Berkeley
Sara Knox | Stanford University
Dario Papale | University of Tuscia
Amplifying Open Innovation in Hazard Science for Emergency Management
Timothy Smith | Federal Emergency Management Agency
Brian Applebee | Federal Emergency Management Agency
Michael Boney | Federal Emergency Management Agency
Terry Idol | Open Geospatial Consortium
Ivan Deloatch | Federal Geographic Data Committee
Eldrich Frazier | Federal Geographic Data Committee
Sophia Liu | U.S. Geological Survey
Atlantic Seafloor Partnership for Integrated Research and Exploration (ASPIRE): 2019-2020
Alan Leonardi | NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
Best Practices for a Future Open Code Policy for NASA Space Science
Chelle Gentemann | Remote Sensing Systems
Mark Parsons | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Abigail Sheffer | Space Studies Board
Building a Global Network of Geochemical Data
Lesley Wyborn | Australian National University
Kerstin Lehnert | Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
CICE-Consortium Town Hall: sea ice model development for and by the community
Elizabeth Hunke | Los Alamos National Laboratory
Alice DuVivier | Univ Colorado
David Bailey | National Center for Atmospheric Research
Jean-Francois Lemieux | Environment Canada Dorval
Richard Allard | Naval Research Lab Stennis Space Center
Carbon, Climate and Everything Else: Over 20 years of Research Coordination, Advancing and Assessing Science, what do we do next and how?
Nancy Cavallaro | USDA/NIFA
Zhiliang Zhu | USGS
Paula Bontempi | NASA Headquarters
Elisabeth Larson | NASA
Heather Benway | Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst.
Monika Kopacz | NOAA
Gyami Shrestha | U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Program
Coalescing Large-Scale Environmental Research Infrastructures Across the Globe
Hank Loescher | NEON Inc
W. Christopher Lenhardt | Renaissance Computing Institute
W. Lenhardt | Renaissance Computing Institute
Ulpu Leijala | Finnish Meteorological Institute
Francisco Bonet-García | University of Granada
Melissa Genazzio | Battelle- NEON
Community Forum: The role of an open-source software initiative within the AGU
Lion Krischer | LMU Munich
Leonardo Uieda | Observatorio Nacional
Lindsey Heagy | University of British Columbia
Critical Zone Observatories: Platforms for Collaborative Science
Praveen Kumar | University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
William Dietrich | University of California Berkeley
Timothy White | Pennsylvania State University Main Campus
DOE’s Climate and Environmental Sciences Division Strategic Plan
Gerald Geernaert | Department of Energy
Daniel Stover | Department of Energy Germantown
DOE’s Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM): Release, Plans, and Community Engagement
Gerald Geernaert | Department of Energy
L. Ruby Leung | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Katherine Calvin | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Stephen Price | Los Alamos National Laboratory
Jean-Christophe Golaz | Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
Dorothy Koch | United States Department of Energy
Data Fair: Credit for Data Work
Erin Robinson | Foundation for Earth Science
Shelley Stall | American Geophysical Union
Data Fair: Managing Research Data Outputs and Funder Open Data Expectations: Practical Tools for Researchers
Maria Uhle | National Science Foundation
Iain Hrynaszkiewicz | Nature Publishing Group
Greg Tananbaum | Open Research Funders Group
Shelley Stall | American Geophysical Union
Simon Hodson | International Council for Science
Hilary Hanahoe | Research Data Alliance
Erin Robinson | Foundation for Earth Science
Rorie Edmunds | ICSU World Data System
Robert Samors | Belmont Forum e-Infrastructures and Data Management Project
Data Fair: Sharing your Software – What is FAIR?
Erin Robinson | Foundation for Earth Science
Daniel Katz | University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Neil Chue Hong | University of Edinburgh
Shelley Stall | American Geophysical Union
Data Science and a New Scientific Frontier in Space Science
Barbara Thompson | NASA/GSFC
Madhulika Guhathakurta | NASA Headquarters/NASA Ames Research Center
Thomas H Zurbuchen | NASA Headquarters/NASA Ames Research CenterNASA HQ
Ellen Gertsen |
Daniel Crichton | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Chelle Gentemann | Remote Sensing Systems
Amy Walton | National Science Foundation
Michael Little | NASA Langley Research Center
Richard Doyle | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Thomas Huang | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Ryan McGranaghan | NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Democratization of Agriculture: a Data Science journey towards the development of sustainable agricultural systems
Nilam Kayastha | Monsanto Company
Ross Bricklemyer | Monsanto Company
Patricio La Rosa | Monsanto Company
Erik Venteris | Monsanto Company
Developing NOAA’s FY2019-2023 R&D Plan: Public Input Listening Session
Gary Matlock | NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
Christopher Moses | NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
Diversity and Inclusion in AGU: Action Recommendations from the AGU Diversity and Inclusion Task Force
Jill Karsten | AGU Diversity & Inclusion Task Force
Billy Williams | American Geophysical Union
Diversity, Inclusion, and Mentoring in Graduate Education
Julie Posselt | University of Southern California
Maria Dahlberg | National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Layne Scherer | National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
ECOSTRESS: advancing Earth science and applications studies from the International Space Station
Simon Hook | LimnoTech
Joshua Fisher | Jet Propulsion Lab
Glynn Hulley | NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Jeffrey Luvall | NASA/NSSTC
Kerry Cawse-Nicholson | Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
William Turner | NASA Headquarters
Christine Lee | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
EXport Processes in the Ocean from RemoTe Sensing (EXPORTS)
Paula Bontempi | NASA Headquarters
Michael Sieracki | National Science Foundation
David Siegel | Univ of California Santa Barbara
Ivona Cetinic | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
EarthScope and Beyond: Current and future facility support for geodesy, seismology and geophysics research and education in the Geosciences
Jeffrey Freymueller | Alaska Volcano Observatory Fairbanks
Bob Detrick | Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
M Meghan Miller | UNAVCO
Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean (ECCO) Town Hall: The Latest Global Ocean and Sea-Ice State Estimate from the ECCO Consoritum
Ichiro Fukumori | NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Gaël Forget | Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Patrick Heimbach | University of Texas, Austin
Ian Fenty | NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
European Research Council (ERC) Funding Opportunities
Barbara Romanowicz | Univ California Berkeley
Catherine McCammon | University of Bayreuth
Claudia Jesus-Rydin | European Research Council
FORGE Ahead – A Roadmap for Geothermal Research
Lauren Boyd | Department of Energy
Alexis McKittrick | Science and Technology Policy Institute
Christopher Clavin | Science & Technology Policy Institute
Leslie Abrahams |
Elisabet Metcalfe | SRA International
Federal Interagency Coordination for Research in the Arctic
Chloe Kontos | Office of Science and Technology Policy
Simon Stephenson | Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
William Easterling | Pennsylvania State University Main Campus
James Kuperberg | Office of Science and Technology Policy
Sara Bowden | Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
Fly right? Tracking and addressing greenhouse gas emissions from air travel at your institution
Seth Wynes | University of British Columbia
Lauren Parr | American Geophysical Union
Simon Donner | University of British Columbia
Implementation of the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 at NOAA
Craig McLean | NOAA
John Cortinas | NOAA/OAR/OWAQ
DaNa Carlis | NOAA Ocean and Atmospheric Research
Integrating Applications Users in NASA Earth Science Mission Development
Lawrence Friedl | NASA Headquarters
Christine Bonniksen | NASA Headquarters
Vanessa Escobar | NASA Headquarters
International climate science in the next decade
Guy Brasseur | National Center for Atmospheric Research
Amanda Lynch | Brown University
J Michael Kuperberg | US Global Change Research Program
Amanda Staudt | National Academy of Sciences
Island-based Ocean, Atmosphere, Space, and Data Sciences: the new Atlantic International Research Center (AIR Centre)
Antonio Sarmento | Atlantic International Research Centre
Jose Moutinho | Atlantic International Research Centre
Jerry Miller | Science for Decisions LLC
Meeting of the IAU/IAG Joint Working Group on Theory of Earth rotation and validation
Richard Gross | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Jose Ferrandiz | University of Alicante
NASA Earth Science Division Town Hall Session
Michael Freilich | NASA Headquarters
Sandra Cauffman | NASA Headquarters
Eric Ianson | NASA Headquarters
Lawrence Friedl | NASA Headquarters
Pamela Millar | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Patricia Jacobberger-Jellison | NASA Headquarters
Jack Kaye | NASA Headquarters
NASA Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2 Mission Status
Tom Neumann | NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr.
Ron Kwok | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Ben Smith | University of Washington
Steve Tanner | National Snow and Ice Data Center
Thorsten Markus | NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr
Nathan Kurtz | NASA Goddard
Lori Magruder | University of Texas at Austin
NASA Operation IceBridge Open Town Hall Meeting
Brooke Medley | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Linette Boisvert | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Eric Rignot | University of California Irvine
Joseph MacGregor | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
NASA Planetary Science Division Town Hall
Lori Glaze | NASA Headquarters
Doris Daou | NASA Headquarters
NASA Scientific Ballooning Roadmap Town Hall
Robyn Millan | Dartmouth College
James Anderson | Harvard University
NASA SnowEx Town Hall
Hans-Peter Marshall | Boise State University
Jared Entin | NASA HQ - SMD
Edward Kim | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Michael Durand | The Ohio State University
Carrie Vuyovich | University of New Hampshire
Jeffery Deems | National Snow and Ice Data Center
Anne Nolin | University of Nevada Reno
Mark Raleigh | University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Dorothy Hall | University of Maryland
NOAA Ocean Satellite Data Products for Science and Applications
Veronica Lance | NOAA (CICS UMD)
Paul DiGiacomo | NOAA/NESDIS
Michael Soracco | DMT
Emily Smail | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOAA Ocean Satellite Data Products for Science and Applications
Veronica Lance | NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information ServiceNOAA (CICS UMD)
Paul DiGiacomo | NOAA/NESDIS
Michael Soracco | DMT
Emily Smail | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Ocean Observatories Initiative Facility Board Town Hall
Lisa Clough | National Science Foundation
Bauke Houtman | National Science Foundation
Sarah Gille | UCSD
Larry Atkinson | Old Dominion University
PEcAn Town Hall: Let's talk Model Data Integration
Michael Dietze | Boston University
Elizabeth Cowdery | Boston University
Istem Fer | Boston University
Rob Kooper | National Center for Super Computing Applications
Anthony Gardella | Boston University
Partnering with NASA Centers for Science
James Green | NASA HQ
Jacob Cohen | NASA Ames Research Center
James Garvin | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Gary Jedlovec | NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Mark Simons | CALTECH
Eileen Stansbery |
David Young | NASA Langley Research Center
Louis Barbier | NASA Headquarters
Past Global Changes Early-Career Network: Perspectives on Open Data Practices
Xavier Benito | National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)
Alexander Koch | University College London
Madelyn Mette | Uni Research Climate, Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research
Caroline Quanbeck | University of Florida
Madelyn Mette | Uni Research Climate, Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research
Planning for the Next U.S. Global Class Research Vessel
Gregory Cutter | Old Dominion University
James Swift | UCSD/SIO
Suzanne Carbotte | Lamont-Doherty Earth Obs
Power from the Sea: How can energy from the ocean serve research scientists and coastal communities?
Dale Jenne | National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden
Heather Spence | U.S. Department of Energy
William McShane | Department of Energy Washington DC
Andrea Copping | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Preparing for the Next Decadal Surveys
Sarah Brothers | University of Texas at Austin
David Smith | National Research Council
Nathan Boll | US National Research Council of the National Academies
Process understanding and climate extremes analysis for CMIP6
Michael Wehner | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Rein Haarsma | Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
Pier Luigi Vidale | NCAS Climate
Malcolm Roberts | Met Office Hadley Centre
Protecting Earth: The Golden Age of Planetary Defens
Lindley Johnson | NASA Headquarters
Leviticus Lewis | Federal Emerygency Management Agency
Dante Lauretta | University of Arizona
Amanda Mainzer | NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Vishnu Reddy | University of Arizona
Recent Findings and Tools from the NASA Sea Level Change Team
Carmen Boening | NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Eric Larour | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
R Steven Nerem | Univ of CO-Aerospace Egrg Sci
Benjamin Hamlington | NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Resolution Sensitivity of Tropical Cyclone-genesis and Lifecycle in a Global Climate Model
Salil Mahajan | Oak Ridge Nat'l Lab
Linsey Passarella | University of Tennessee
Science to Action: Innovations for Funding Adaptation and Resilience Science
Sarah Close | NOAA Climate Program Office
Emily Sylak-Glassman | IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute
Julie Vano | National Center for Atmospheric Research
Anna Wilson | Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Christopher Clavin | Science & Technology Policy Institute
Scientific Drilling in the Polar Regions
Mary Albert | Dartmouth College
John Goodge | Univ Minnesota Duluth
Stepwise Progress in Astrobiology Research ,  Planetary Protection and Mars Mission Planning
Lisa Pratt | NASA Headquarters
J. Spry | SETI Institute Mountain View
John Rummel | East Carolina University
Margaret Race | SETI Institute Mountain View
Stepwise Progress in Astrobiology Research, Planetary Protection and Mars Mission Planning
Lisa Pratt | Indiana University BloomingtonNASA Headquarters
Margaret Race | SETI Institute Mountain View
Storm warning validity
Se-Hwan Yang |
Nam-Young Kang | KMA Korea Meteorlogical Administration
Temporary Title for Xueming Xue
Xueming Xue | Geophysical Institute Fairbanks
The Adventures, Opportunities and Challenges of Being a Geoscience Faculty Member at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution
Kristin Burkholder | Stonehill College
Katherine Straub | Susquehanna University
The Food Web of the Ross Sea: Understanding its Dynamics in a Changing Environment
Meng Zhou | Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Giorgio Budillon | Parthenope University of Naples
Dennis McGillicuddy | Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Eileen Hofmann | Old Dominion University
The National Academies Committees on Exoplanet Science Strategy and Astrobiology Science Strategy for the Search for Life in the Universe
Barbara Sherwood Lollar | University of Toronto
B. Scott Gaudi | Ohio State University Main Campus
The Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission: Status, science, advances
Paula Bontempi | NASA Headquarters
Jeremy Werdell | NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
The US Global Change Research Program’s Interagency Integrated Water Cycle Group
Gerald Geernaert | Department of Energy
Wayne Higgins | NOAA
Jared Entin | NASA HQ - SMD
Karen Metchis | Environmental Protection Agency Washington DC
David Lesmes | Department of Energy
Stacey Archfield | US Geological Survey
Renu Joseph | US Department of Energy
Jennifer Arrigo | US Global Change Research Program
U.S. Group on Earth Observations (USGEO) Town Hall
Thomas Cuff | NOAA
Erik Noble | White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Timothy Newman | USGS
Lawrence Friedl | NASA Headquarters
Jason Gallo | Science and Technology Policy Institute
U.S. International Arctic Science Committee (US-IASC) Town Hall: An overview and discussion on IASC research, engagement activities, and associated opportunities
Larry Hinzman | University of Alaska Fairbanks; IASC President
Lee Cooper | University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; IASC Marine WG Chair
Robert Hawley | Dartmouth College; IASC Cryosphere WG Member
Vladimir Romanovsky | University of Alaska Fairbanks; IASC Terrestrial WG Member
Michelle Mack | Northern Arizona University; IASC Terrestrial WG Member
Gijs de Boer | University of Colorado at Boulder; IASC Atmosphere WG Member
Alice Bradley | Williams College; IASC Fellow
Matthew Druckenmiller | National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado Boulder
US CLIVAR Climate Process Teams for developing improved parameterization of atmosphere and ocean climate model processes: Why, When, Where and How
Aneesh Subramanian | Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E)
Caroline Ummenhofer | WHOI
Hyodae Seo | WHOI
Victoria Coles | University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Laboratory
Unmanned Untethered Vehicles (UUVs) – Expanding our capacity for exploration, how far can we go?
Scott Glenn | Rutgers Univ
Tom Altshuler | Teledyne
Craig McLean | NOAA
Peter Haugan | Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Bergen, Norway.
Liesl Hotaling | Eidos Education/Marine Technology Society
Update on the Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2)
Jeremy Wiggert | The University of Southern Mississippi
Viviane Menezes | Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Lynne Talley | University of California San Diego
Raleigh Hood | University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Laboratory
Updates and Current Status of Planning for Mars Sample Return
David Beaty | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Michael Meyer | NASA HQ
Sanjay Vijendran | European Space Research and Technology Centre
Harry McSween | University of Tennessee
Monica Grady | Open University
Brandi Carrier | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Updates and current status of planning for potential Mars Sample Return
David Beaty | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Brandi Carrier | Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Updates from the Coastal Carbon Research Coordination Network: Year 1
James Holmquist | Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Edgewater
Patrick Megonigal | Smithsonian Env Research Ctr
Using observationally-based metrics to evaluate and improve Earth System Model precipitation
Christian Jakob | Monash University
Peter Gleckler | Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Angeline Pendergrass | National Center for Atmospheric Research
Renu Joseph | Department of Energy Washington DC
WHONDRS: A Community Resource for Studying Dynamic River Corridors
James Stegen | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Emily Graham | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Vanessa Garayburu-Caruso | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Water Security in China and Southeast Asia
Qingyun Duan | Beijing Normal University
Gary Parker | University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Qiuhong Tang | Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS
Where Does Arctic Research and SEARCH Go Next?
Brendan Kelly | University of Alaska Fairbanks
Marika Holland | Natl Ctr Atmospheric Research
Waleed Abdalati | University of Colorado
Jennifer Francis | Rutgers University
Edward Schuur | Univ FloridaNorthern Arizona University
Women for the Future: Navigating Data Science Career through Women's Perspectives
Xiaoyuan Yang | The Climate Corporation San Francisco
Piyaraj Newton | Monsanto Company