UCS Events at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting

December 12-16, 2016 | San Francisco

The Union of Concerned Scientists cordially invites you to the following presentations and poster sessions by UCS experts at the 2016 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

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Stop by booth #616 to talk with UCS staff and scientists, pick up copies of our latest reports, and find out how you can join our efforts to put rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet’s most pressing problems.

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Ranking Agricultural Practices on Soil Water Improvements: a Meta-Analysis (GC11C-1156)
Andrea Basche, Kendall science fellow
Marcia DeLonge, scientist
Monday, December 14 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. | Moscone South Poster Hall

Strengthening the Framework for Independence of Science in Policy Making (PA11C-1964)
Andrew Rosenberg, director, Center for Science and Democracy
Gretchen Goldman, research director
Monday, December 12 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. | Moscone South Poster Hall

Science for the Public Good: Tackling Scientific Integrity in the Federal Government (PA12B-09)
Gretchen Goldman, research director
Charise Johnson, research associate
Monday, December 12 | 12:08 –12:20 p.m. | Moscone South 304

Can Managed Grazing Be Part of Healthy Agroecosystems? Impacts of Various Systems on Soil Water and Other Ecosystem Services (GC13D-1223)
Marcia DeLonge, scientist
Andrea Basche, Kendall science fellow
Monday, December 12 | 1:40 - 6:00 p.m. | Moscone South Poster Hall

Integrating Precipitation Datasets from Global Climate Models into Integrated Groundwater-Surface Water Models: A Pilot Study Using Existing Data and Open Source Models (H13J-1544)
Juliet Christian-Smith, California climate scientist
Monday, December 12 | 1:40–6:00 p.m. | Moscone South Poster Hall

Independent Science and the Role of Private Sector Funding in the Geosciences II (PA14A)
Gretchen Goldman, research director
Peter Frumhoff, director of science and policy
Monday, December 12 | 4:00–6:00 p.m. | Moscone South 104

On the Acceptability of Funding from Fossil Energy Companies (PA14A-08)
Peter Frumhoff, director of science and policy
Gretchen Goldman, research director
Monday, December 12 | 5:10–5:20 p.m. | Moscone South 104

Engaging the US Military and Local Communities in Planning for Coastal Flooding Risks (PA23B-2221)
Astrid Caldas, climate scientist
Erika Spanger-Siegfried, senior analyst
Shana Udvardy, climate preparedness specialist
Kristina Dahl, climate scientist, UCS consultant
Tuesday, December 13 | 1:40–6:00 p.m. | Moscone South Poster Hall

Mapping Extreme Heat Vulnerability and Health Outcomes to Inform the District of Columbia's Climate Adaptation Plan (PA23B-2226)
Juan Declet-Barreto, Kendall science fellow
Oral session | Tuesday, December 13 | 10:55–11:00 a.m. | Moscone North 110
Poster session | Tuesday, December 13 | 1:40–6:00 p.m. | Moscone South Poster Hall

Making an Impact; Stories, Tips, and Lessons Learned from Collaborating with Communities I (PA24B)
Andrew Rosenberg, director, Center for Science and Democracy
Charise Johnson, research associate
Tuesday, December 13 | 4:00–6:00 p.m. | Moscone South 304

Addressing Houston’s Bad Air Days: Advancing Environmental Justice Advocacy with Geospatial Analysis and Science Communication (PA24B-05)
Charise Johnson, research associate
Tuesday, December 13 | 5:00–5:15 p.m. | Moscone South 304

Thriving Earth Exchange: Communities and Scientists Working Together: TEX Networking Reception
Melissa Varga, outreach associate and community manager
Tuesday, December 13 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | Marriott Marquis (780 Mission Street), Salons 10-11 | RSVP requested

Thriving Earth Exchange: Project Launch Workshop
Melissa Varga, outreach associate and community manager
Wednesday, December 14 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Marriott Marquis, Foothill C (formerly Club Room) | RSVP requested

Making an Impact: Stories, Tips, and Lessons Learned from Collaborating with Communities II (PA41D)
Andrew Rosenberg, director, Center for Science and Democracy
Thursday, December 15 | 8:00–10:00 a.m. | Moscone South 304

Exploratory Retrospective Analysis of Power Plant Emissions in Vulnerable Communities in the United States (B41H-04)
Juan Declet-Barreto, Kendall science fellow
Thursday, December 15 | 8:55–9:10 a.m. | Moscone West 2006

Bringing Science to the Table: Case Studies in Science-Informed Decision Making on Climate Change and beyond (PA43B-2190)
Gretchen Goldman, research director
Kathy Mulvey, climate accountability campaign manager
Oral session | Thursday, December 15 | 11:10–11:15 a.m. | Moscone North 110
Poster session | Thursday, December 15, 1:40–6:00 p.m. | Moscone South Poster Hall

Making an Impact: Stories, Tips, and Lessons Learned from Collaborating with Communities III (PA43A)
Andrew Rosenberg, director, Center for Science and Democracy
Melissa Varga, outreach associate and community manager
Thursday, December 15 | 1:40–6:00 p.m. | Moscone South Poster Hall

Stop, Collaborate, and Listen: Lessons Learned from Collaborating with a Houston Environmental Justice Organization (PA43A-2177)
Charise Johnson, research associate
Thursday, December 15 | 1:40–6:00 p.m. | Moscone South Poster Hall

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