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  • GEC Newsletter for July 2017 Now Available Online

    Posted 07/31/17

    The July 2017 issue of the GEC Newsletter is now available online and can be viewed here.  Topics discussed in this issue include: Welcome from president-elect Phil Mote Fall Meeting GEC Awards and Lectures GEC Early Career Award winners Fall Meeting GEC Business and Awards Reception Fall Meeting Early Career Reception Incentive Program to Support […]

  • 2016 GEC Focus Group Election Results

    Posted 02/08/17

    Election results, and full membership of the Global Environmental Change Focus Executive Committee, are now posted on the Documents page.

  • Three Losses to the GEC Community

    Posted 11/18/16

    The GEC community lost three of its prominent members and advocates during the first week of November — Drs. Kelly Redmond, Ralph Cicerone, and Jay Fein.  They are each honored on the “In Memorium” pages of the AGU-GEC website, accessible from the menu shown above. The web editor, who had a very enjoyable and collegial […]

  • Schneider Lecture @ FM-2016, 15 Dec 1340-1435h

    Posted 10/13/16

    The Global Environmental Change Focus Group sponsors the Stephen Schneider Memorial Lecture at the Fall AGU meeting.  The 2016 lecture will be presented by Dr. David S. Battisti, the Tamaki Endowed Chair of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington, on “Connecting Climate Science to Policy: from Global Food Production to the U.S. Supreme Court”, […]

  • Tyndall Lecture @ FM-2016, 15 Dec 1440-1540h


    This annual lecture sponsored by the GEC Focus Group 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. […]

  • Bolin Lecture @ FM-2016, 14 Dec 0900-0955h


    The inaugural Bert Bolin Lecture, sponsored by the Global Environmental Change Focus Group, will be presented on 14 December at 9:00 AM in Moscone South 104 by Bolin Award recipient Dr. Alan K. Betts on the topic “Interweaving Climate Research and Public Understanding”.   Dr. Betts owns and operates the private research firm “Atmospheric Research” […]

  • Sessions on 16 December 2016


    08:00-10:00 GC51F Advances in Earth Observation for Agricultural Monitoring (GEOGLAM): Food Security and Early Warning I Moscone West 3003 GC51G Climate Extremes and Their Implications in Impact Modeling Studies I Moscone West 3005 GC51H Earth Science Results from New Imaging Spectroscopy Measurements around the Globe I Moscone West 3001 08:00-12:20 GC51A Improving the Simulation of […]

  • Sessions on 15 December 2016


    08:00-10:00 GC41F Advancing Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventories in the Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Use Sector for Reporting to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change I Moscone West 3001 GC41G Global and Regional Water-Food-Energy Security under Changing Environments I Moscone West 3003 GC41H The Arctic Freshwater System: Past, Present, and Future I Moscone […]

  • Sessions on 14 December 2016


    WEDNESDAY, 14 DECEMBER 2016 08:00-10:00 GC31I Multidisciplinary Assessments of Radiation Management Geoengineering II Moscone West 3005 GC31J Natural- and Human-Induced Impacts on the Terrestrial Water Cycle and Implications for Water Resources I Moscone West 3003   08:00-12:20 GC31A Advances in Integration of Earth System Dynamics and Social System Models Posters Moscone South Poster Hall GC31B […]

  • Sessions on 13 December 2016


    08:00-10:00 GC21I Arctic Environmental Change: Local, Regional, Global Drivers and Impacts I Moscone West 3005 GC21J Negative Emissions: Staying Below 2°C I Moscone West 3003 08:00-12:20 GC21A Advancing Science of the Arctic System through Integration and Coordination of Observations and Modeling I Posters Moscone South Poster Hall GC21B Assessing Impacts of Land Use and Land […]

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