The September 2018 issue of the AGU-GEC Newsletter is now available and can be viewed here on the GEC website.
98 Sessions will be hosted by GEC in 2018 AGU Fall Meeting. To check out the sessions, go to: https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm18/prelim.cgi/Program/1802
The November 2017 issue of the AGU-GEC Newsletter is now available and can be viewed here on the GEC website.
The Global Environmental Change Section is sponsoring an Early-Career Networking Event during the Fall Meeting 2017 on Monday, December 11, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Gordon Biersch Brewery, 200 Poydras Street, New Orleans. This Networking / Panel event is entitled “Translating Knowledge into Action: Developing Strategies for Careers, Funding, and Public Communication.” Three […]
The GEC Focus Group will hold its Business Meeting on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 6:15 to 7:00 PM in the Convention Center, Room 271-273. We will be honoring our Award winners, acknowledging our GEC volunteers, and continuing the opportunity to network with GEC members. Please join us for this brief but important meeting, after […]
The Global Environmental Change Focus Group will hold its Reception on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 7 to 8:30 PM at Mardi Gras World, #2 Earth Covering Neighborhood. There will be both passed and stationed hors d’oeuvres, and an open bar. This is a ticketed event ($15.00). Mardi Gras World is located in the south […]
Three new AGU Fellows — Richard Norby (ORNL), David Breshears (Univ. of Arizona), and Josep Canadell (CSIRO) — will present lectures in the special session GC13N titled “Vegetation and Carbon on a Changing Planet: Perspectives from the New Global Environmental Change Fellows”, beginning at 1:40 PM on Monday, December 11, 2017 in Convention Center Room […]
The GEC Focus Group is the sponsor or cosponsor of 146 sessions – 63 oral, 79 poster, 3 named lectures, and 1 eLightening session – at the AGU Fall 2017 Meeting in New Orleans, 10-15 December 2017. The names and venues for all GEC sessions are shown on this website. You can view titles and […]
The Global Environmental Change Focus Group sponsors the Stephen Schneider Memorial Lecture at the Fall AGU meeting. The 2017 lecture will be presented by Dr. Linda O. Mearns, Senior Scientist and Director of the Weather and Climate Impacts Assessment Science Program at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, on “Uncertainty in Climate Change Research: an Integrated […]
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. The 2017 lecture […]
The Bert Bolin Lecture, sponsored by the Global Environmental Change Focus Group, will be presented on Wednesday, 13 December at 9:00 AM in the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – La Nouvelle C Ballroom by Bolin Award recipient Dr. J. David Neelin, Professor of Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences at the University of California, […]
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 […]
Election results, and full membership of the Global Environmental Change Focus Executive Committee, are now posted on the Documents page.
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 […]
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”, […]