Section Engagement

In celebration of Centennial, AGU sections are working or planning many activities to make an impact.  Thank you for showcasing your science and continuing to promote the value of Earth and space science!

ATMOSPHERIC AND SPACE ELECTRICITY

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ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES

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BIOGEOSCIENCES

Biogeosciences will be curating a section history to capture the growth of the section since its inception. Members are participating in a multi-section visual campaign focused on the stories captured within core samples and microfossils. Reach out to section leadership to learn more.

CRYOSPHERE SCIENCES

The Cryosphere Sciences section is executing multiple initatives to challenge members and build community.  The #CryoGives100 campaign promotes the gift of time, financial support, and mentorship by its members and you can learn all about it in this From the Prow post!  Members are also participating in a multi-section visual campaign focused on the stories captured within core samples and microfossils. Reach out to section leadership to learn more.

EARTH AND PLANETARY SURFACE PROCESSES

EPSP has challenged its membership with the Gilbert Postcards campaign on Tumblr.  With beginnings as a photo contest to align images from the field with quotes from Grove Karl Gilbert, learn more about this campaign here.  Reach out to section leadership to learn more

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE INFORMATICS

ESSI is convening a Centennial Session at Fall Meeting 2018: "How to support and develop the modern digital research ecosystem to maximize benefits of science for society and the research community." Reach out to section leadership to learn more. 

EDUCATION

The Education section is initiating a campaign to celebrate educators throughout the Earth & space sciences as part of Centennial.  The top 100 stories captured will be promoted in advance of AGU Fall Meeting 2019. Reach out to section leadership to learn more.

GEODESY

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GEOHEALTH

Geohealth's inaugural year aligns with Centennial.  Reach out to section leadership to learn more.

GEOMAGNETISM, PALEOMAGNETISM AND ELECTROMAGNETISM

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GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE

Global Environmental Change members are participating in a multi-section visual campaign focused on the stories captured within core samples and microfossils. Reach out to section leadership to learn more.

HYDROLOGY

Hydrology is convening a series of Centennial sessions: 100 Years of Progress in Hydrologic Science and a special publications collection in WRR: Game Changers in Hydrology. Reach out to section leadership to learn more.

MINERAL AND ROCK PHYSICS

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NATURAL HAZARDS

Natural Hazards Centennial activities included a joint IUGG pre-conference meeting on December 9, 2018. Reach out to section leadership to learn more.

NEAR-SURFACE GEOPHYSICS

The Near-Surface Geophysics section will be running a social media educational campaign for Centennial called "Dear Kiddo." Reach out to section leadership to learn more. 

NONLINEAR GEOPHYSICS

Nonlinear Geophysics convened a 2018 Centennial session at Fall Meeting ("Cities and Geophysics, lessons from the past and challenges for the future").  They have also opened a special publications collection: Nonlinear Systems in Geophysics: Past Accomplishments and Future Challenges.  Reach out to section leadership to learn more.

OCEAN SCIENCES

Ocean Sciences convened a Centennial session at Fall Meeting 2018: Fifty years of Scientific Ocean Drilling: How the Past Informs the Future . Reach out to section leadership to learn more.

PALEOCEANOGRAPHY AND PALEOCLIMATOLOGY

Paleooceanography and Paleoclimatology  convened a Centennial session at Fall Meeting 2018: Grand Challenges in Rock and Paleomagnetism. Members are participating in a multi-section visual campaign focused on the stories captured within core samples and microfossils. Reach out to section leadership to learn more. 

PLANETARY SCIENCES

Planetary Sciences  co-convened a Centennial Union session at Fall Meeting 2018 (Frontiers in Exoplanets with AAS).  Reach out to section leadership to learn more.

SEISMOLOGY

100 papers in Seismology for 100 years of AGU:  This initiative highlights the excellent, ground-breaking seismology research published in AGU journals or monographs over the last 100 years.  It is to be a list that both honors and celebrates the contributions of the past and present, and reflects the diversity in people and of research within the current and future AGU membership. Reach out to section leadership to learn more.

SOCIETAL IMPACTS AND POLICY SCIENCES

SIPS members will contribute a series of Centennial-themed Bridge posts.  Read  January's post, "Meet Them Where They Are," with a focus on climate science here.  Reach out to  section leadership to learn more.

SPACE PHYSICS AND AERONOMY

SPA convened a Centennial session at Fall Meeting 2018: Visions of Future Innovation Across Space Physics and Aeronomy.  The section is also initiating a special publications collection "Memoirs of 'Young Pioneers' in Space Physics."  Reach out to section leadership to learn more. 

STUDY OF THE EARTH’S DEEP INTERIOR

SEDI members contributed to a Centennial icon's video featuring Inge Lehman as well as a Centennial feature Eos article "The Unsolved Mystery of the Earth Blobs." Reach out to section leadership to learn more.

TECTONOPHYSICS

Tectonophysics convened a Centennial Union session at Fall Meeting 2019: "Giants of Tectonphysics." Reach out to section leadership to learn more. 

VOLCANOLOGY, GEOCHEMISTRY, AND PETROLOGY

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