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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This 1 hour AGI Critical Issues webinar will introduce the geoscience of managing groundwater storage and recharge, discuss groundwater storage policies and research in California and Texas, and review case studies and potential future developments.
CEUs / CECs:
Webinar attendees may apply to receive 0.1 CEUs through the American Institute of Professional Geologists for a nominal fee. For more information, please apply here: https://crm.americangeosciences.org/civicrm/event/register?reset=1&id=125.
Certified floodplain managers who check the CFM status box during registration may receive 1 CEC from the Association of State Floodplain Managers; you do not need to use the CEU link above.
This Critical Issues webinar explores recent trends in wildfires and changes in contributing factors / drivers of these hazards and features case studies of wildfire policy and management strategies in the western and southern United States.
This webinar focuses on U.S. and European Union (EU) efforts to gather information and develop tools that can be used to ensure a secure national and global supply of mineral resources; identify and quantify vulnerabilities in this supply; and stimulate national and international co-operation, education and outreach, and innovation in the development, recycling, and substitution of key mineral resources.
This AGI Critical Issues webinar will introduce geologic mapping in the Great Lakes region, showcase projects from the Great Lakes Geologic Mapping Coalition, and review planning decisions made based on their work. Speakers from the Illinois, Minnesota, and Michigan State Geological Surveys will discuss case studies of recent and ongoing projects in their states where geologic maps inform major decisions and empower communities to protect their people, resources, and economies.
This free webinar, also presented as a Congressional briefing on June 12th, brings together experts from industry, academia, and non-profits to discuss the geoscientific underpinnings of our economy and society.
This AGI Critical Issues webinar will focus on efforts to anticipate, mitigate, and respond to coastal storms, erosion, and associated hazards at the federal, state, and local level.
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.
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.
The 2016 Critical Issues Forum was a 1-½ day meeting covering multiple aspects of groundwater depletion in the High Plains.