Policy & Critical Issues Webinars and Forum Videos

The Policy & Critical Issues programs host webinars on a variety of topics that bring geoscientists and decision makers together to discuss potential solutions to challenges at the interface of geoscience and society.

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 14 webinars
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Friday, May 12, 2017 1:00pm EST | 49 mins
Series: Joint AGI/AGU webinar
AGU and AGI policy staff discuss the details of the new administration's budget and what it means for the geosciences.
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Friday, April 14, 2017 | 1 hour
Series: AGI Policy & Critical Issues Webinar
This webinar features experts from state government in Oklahoma, Texas, and Ohio, who will discuss the range of state-level actions and approaches taken by these three oil- and gas-rich states to monitor and reduce the occurrence of induced earthquakes.
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | 1 hour
Series: AGI Policy & Critical Issues Webinar
This webinar features experts from federal and state government, who will discuss recent and ongoing activities coordinated at national and local levels to assess, mitigate, and communicate flood risk.
U.S. Capitol
Friday, September 30, 2016 | 54 mins
Series: Joint AGI/AGU Webinar
The webinar addresses how presidential administrations and Congress have shaped the geosciences in the past and how they will continue to do so in the future.
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Tuesday, September 20, 2016 | 1 hour
Series: AGI Policy & Critical Issues Webinar
This webinar features experts from industry and academia, who will discuss current and potential future desalination technologies, desalination of seawater in coastal areas, desalination of salty groundwater in inland regions, and how these efforts are shaped by policy and community engagement.
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Monday, July 25, 2016 | 1 hour
Series: Advances in Earth Science Coalition briefing webinar
This webinar is based on a Congressional briefing organized by the Advances in Earth Science coalition (22 June 2016). The webinar features experts from industry, academia, and state and federal government agencies, who will discuss how Earth Science data is collected, used, and disseminated. Speakers will address current protocols and future endeavors in data collection.
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Tuesday, June 14, 2016 | 1 hour
Series: Advances in Earth Science Coalition briefing webinar
This webinar is based on a Congressional briefing organized by the Advances in Earth Science coalition (16 May 2016). The webinar brings together experts from academia and government to explain the scientific and engineering tools that enable production in challenging environments far from land or in miles-deep water. Speakers also address the environmental challenges of offshore energy production.
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Wednesday, March 30, 2016 | 1 hour
Series: Mineral Science & Information Coalition briefing webinar
This webinar is based on a Congressional briefing organized by AGI on behalf of the Mineral Science & Information Coalition (3 March 2016). The webinar addresses the efforts being taken at the federal level to ensure a steady supply of critical minerals and materials.
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Friday, March 11, 2016 | 1 hour
Series: AGI Policy & Critical Issues Webinar
This webinar addresses how geoscience helps us to understand ocean acidification, ocean acidification's impacts on marine life, and what states and municipalities can do to reduce the fishery-related economic impacts of ocean acidification.
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Friday, December 11, 2015 | 1 hour
Series: AGI Policy & Critical Issues Webinar
Geoscience is essential to our understanding and management of produced water, an inevitable by-product of oil and gas development. This Critical Issues webinar provides a scientific and regulatory background of produced water, how it is commonly disposed, what opportunities exist for the re-use of produced water, and what the environmental and regulatory challenges for re-using produced waters are.

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