AGU September Board Meeting: Boring, Not!

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Continuing what seems to be a trend, the AGU September Board meeting was both intellectually stimulating and inspiring. Every fall, the Board evaluates AGU’s progress in pursuit of our vision and goals. Last year, we asked staff to create a comprehensive plan to translate these goals into specific strategies and tactics, mapped over multiple years. […]

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The Symphony that is AGU’s Fall Meeting

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By Denis-Didier Rousseau (École Normale Supérieure), Fall Meeting Program Committee Chair During the recent Fall Meeting Program Committee meeting, I had an opportunity to reflect on my first year as chair of this important group and I found that I have a new appreciation for everything AGU does to advance the Earth and space sciences. Planning […]

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The Changing Face of Publishing at AGU

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A recent Eos article discussed how AGU’s data policy for publications is going to foster an even better understanding and increase the lasting impact of our Earth and space science research. In reading it, I was struck about how much of an impact the changes we are making in our publishing work enhance on our […]

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Building Global Collaboration, One Relationship at a Time

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Science is global, and international scientific collaboration is increasing. Solutions to the world’s most pressing problems require the efforts of the entire global scientific community, but how can individual scientists and organizations like AGU build, support, and participate in those efforts? As a post-doctoral fellow at the Geological Survey of Japan in the early 1990s, […]

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72 Hours in the Life of the AGU Fall Meeting – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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A lot can happen in 72 hours. With the deadline for abstract submission looming, I’m sure you were feeling a sense of excitement. I have submitted an abstract to the Fall Meeting myself, so I know the exhilaration that comes from hitting the submit button. Unfortunately, for many of you that excitement turned into frustration […]

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Welcome to From the Prow!

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It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to AGU’s newest blog, From the Prow . . . The first question you might ask is why we are calling the blog From the Prow? The answer has a lot to do with the intent behind this new effort. In a 1994 Eos article about […]

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