ALEXANDRIA, Va. — In collaboration with Earth Science Week program partners, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to invite students, educators, geoscience professionals, and others to participate in the "Earth Science for a Sustainable World" Webinar Series during Earth Science Week (October 9-15, 2022) and/or view recordings after the event.
This webinar series will cover an array of thought-provoking, timely topics relating to the Earth Science Week 2022 theme of "Earth Science for a Sustainable World." Aimed at the general public and education community, the series features:
- "Working Toward a Sustainable World: Geoscience Projects Related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)," Mr. Carlos Martinez, Ms. Renée Mazurek, Mr. Max Brouwers, Dr. Futoshi Nakamura, and Dr. E. Sahle-Demessie, Dr. Matt Hansen, 1 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, October 11, 2022. Six presentations explore case studies and associated ArcGIS StoryMaps.
- "Working to Promote Earth Science for a Sustainable World," Mr. Gabriel do Nascimento Cardoso and Dr. Kirsten Nicholson, 1 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, October 12, 2022. Speakers discuss three Geoscientists Without Borders® projects.
- "The Science of Keeping Materials in the Loop," Dr. Ola Isaksson, Dr. Federico Magalini, and Dr. Luis Tercero Espinoza, 1 p.m. EDT, Thursday, October 13, 2022. Talks address urban mining/anthropogenic raw materials and concepts of and design for circular economy.
- "Updating Soil Survey to Meet Dynamic New Challenges, and Sustainable Soils for a Sustainable Planet," Dr. Tiffany Carter and Dr. Skye Wills, 1 p.m. EDT, Friday, October 14, 2022. Speakers examine soil science through the lens of sustainability.
Registration is required. Webinars will have a live question-and-answer period with presenters. Webinars will be available in 62 languages with multilingual captioning. Recordings will be available following the weeklong series.
Select webinars will be live-streamed at AGI Booth 1908 in the Exhibit Hall of the Geological Association of America's GSA Connects 2022 Conference in Denver, Colorado, October 10-12, 2022. Attendees are invited to join in this live viewing experience.
For more information, visit Earth Science Week 2022 Webinar Series.
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI), a federation of scientific and professional associations representing over a quarter-million geoscientists, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to serving the geoscience community and addressing the geoscience needs of society. AGI headquarters are in Alexandria, Virginia.
Geoff Camphire, Communications