Monthly Archives: November 2014

  • New Secretary For GEC Focus Group

    Posted 11/14/14

    Many thanks to Professor Xin-Zhong Liang (University of Maryland Dept of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science), who has agreed to step in and fill the unexpired term of Secretary of the GEC Focus Group, previously held by Professor Nadine Unger of Yale University.

  • February 2012 Issue of GEC Newsletter Available

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    The February 2012 issue of the Global Environmental Change (GEC) Focus Group newsletter is available on the Newsletter page of the website. The newsletter describes the process currently underway to nominate and elect new officers for the Focus Group. The newsletter also describes the search for volunteers to serve on several new GEC committees, the formation of […]

  • Draft Bylaws Posted for Comment

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    The Global Environmental Change (GEC) Focus Group Executive Committee has prepared a draft set of bylaws for review and comment by the membership. The draft bylaws can be viewed  here on the  Documents page of the website. Please send your comments to the GEC Executive Committee chair Don Wuebbles.

  • GEC Sponsors Stephen Schneider Memorial Lecture at 2014 Fall AGU Meeting

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    The Global Environmental Change Focus Group sponsors the Stephen Schneider Memorial Lecture at the Fall AGU meeting. The 2014 lecture will be presented by Dr. Christopher B. Field of the Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Global Ecology, on “From Climate Change Impacts to Climate Change Risks” on Tuesday, December 16 from 1:40 PM to […]

  • GEC Sponsored Tyndall Lecture at 2014 Fall AGU Meeting

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    This annual lecture offers a historical perspective on global environmental change. The lecture is named in honor of 19th century Irish-born scientist John Tyndall FRS, whose measurements in the mid-century confirmed the significance of the greenhouse effect, which had been first hypothesized by French mathematician/physicist Joseph Fourier in 1824. The 2014 lecture will be presented […]

  • GEC Sponsored Special Lecture on Abrupt Climate Change at 2013 Fall AGU Meeting

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    At the 2013 AGU Fall Meeting, the GEC Focus Group sponsored a “Special Lecture on Abrupt Climate Change in the Arctic (and Beyond): An Update”. The lecture, presented by Richard Alley, Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences in Penn State University’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, was recorded and is available for viewing at http://virtualoptions.agu.org/media/GC34B-01.+Abrupt+Climate+Change+in+the+Arctic+%28and+Beyond%29A+An+Update+%28Invited%29/1_ftc9qk9e.

  • Seven Additional FM2013 GEC Sessions Available as Video On-Demand

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    In addition to the three lectures named above, portions of seven additional oral presentation sessions sponsored by the GEC at the AGU Fall Meeting 2013 are available for viewing using the AGU Virtual Option. These sessions include: GC12C. Translating Science into Action: Innovative Services for the Geo- and Environmental- Sciences in the Era of Big […]