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 17 webinars
E.g., 2017-10-20
E.g., 2017-10-20
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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 3:00 PM EDT | 1 hour
Series: Geoscience and the Economy briefing webinar

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.

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Thursday, July 6, 2017 1:30 PM EDT | 1 hour 30 mins
Series: AGI Policy & Critical Issues Webinar

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.

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Friday, May 12, 2017 | 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.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016
Series: AGI Critical Issues Forum Videos

The 2016 Critical Issues Forum was a 1-½ day meeting covering multiple aspects of groundwater depletion in the High Plains.

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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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