But the AGU Fall Meeting is not over. For the more than 24,000 registrants who attended #AGU21, all of the content—sessions, posters and recorded talks—is available for viewing until the end of February.
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Nominations for medals, awards, prizes, fellows and section awards open today, 18 January, and are being accepted through 1 April. The AGU Board approved several changes to the Fellows program to align the nomination process more closely with AGU’s values. The AGU Honors and Recognition Committee also made updates to the honors program to better showcase the depth and breadth of our community’s achievements around the world.
The AGU Council members met ahead of Fall Meeting 2021. The group discussed the types and diversity of science that AGU represents, the importance of an inclusive culture and general updates.
In spite of the global pandemic, AGU donors and members continued to support the professional development of aspiring Earth and space scientists. Your dedication has made the advancement of programs and projects possible.
Science societies launch Community Science Knowledge Exchange forum and the journal Community Science
Today, we are pleased to announce the inaugural editorial team for Community Science Exchange, made up of leading experts and thought leaders around community science who represent all the supporting societies. The web platform and journal are now open for various submissions and contributions.
The AGU Bridge Program seeks to increase diversity in the geosciences by providing students from historically marginalized populations who are looking to pursue a master’s degree or Ph.D. with a network of peers, mentors and advisers to support and serve them before, during and after graduate school.
AGU has awarded travel grants and fellowships to 239 early career professionals and students from around the world. These grants and fellowships will offset the costs of Fall Meeting-related expenses, whether incurred in-person or virtually.
AGU has started to divest its portfolio to strengthen our commitment to mission-related investments and to better align with our strategic plan, which places a strong focus on a sustainable future. This divestment started in October 2021 and will take up to 18 months to complete. As a sign of further alignment with our vision of a sustainable future, AGU Board of Directors has also asked its Finance and Investment Committee to chart a path toward carbon neutrality for all AGU’s investments.