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Webcasts, Lectures & Town Halls

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Lectures

A selection of lectures are now available for viewing on web video.

The webcasts will be available on-demand within 3 days after the scheduled presentations.

Monday, 13 December

U12B Science and Policy Union Lecture (Webcast)

Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Ballroom, 1230h–1330h
Scientists, Science Advice, and Science Policy in the Obama Administration
Presented by John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology
Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy Executive Office of the President of the United States

U15A Frontiers of Geophysics (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1830h–1930h
Society's Growing Vulnerability to Natural Hazards and Implications for Geophysics Research
Presented by Julia Slingo DSc, OBE, Chief Scientist, United Kingdom Met Office

AE12A Franklin Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1020h–1120h
Twenty-Five Years of New Discoveries in Atmospheric and Space Electricity
Presented by D. D. Sentman, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

OS13H Sverdrup Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1440h–1540h
The Autonomous Revolution: Transforming Ocean Observation with Mobile Platforms
Presented by C. C. Eriksen, School of Oceanography, University of Washington

B14B The Sagan Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1600h–1700h
Isotope Geochemistry and the Study of Habitability and Life on Other Planets
Presented by J. Eiler, Geological and Planetary Sciences, Caltech

Tuesday, 14 December

P21D Shoemaker Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 0900h–1000h
Template for the Terrestrial Planets: The Moon
Presented by C. M. Pieters, Geological Sciences, Brown University

H22A Langbein Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1020h–1220h
Opportunities for Impacting the Trajectory of Hydrologic Model Development
Presented by W. G. Gray, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

V22A Bowen Lectures (Webcast)

Moscone West, Room 2022, 1020h–1120h
The Double-Edged Sword of High-Precision U-Pb Geochronology or Be Careful What You Wish For
Presented by S. A. Bowring, Earth, Atmosphere and Planetary Sciences, MIT

Moscone West, Room 2022, 1120h–1220h
Volatiles in Earths interior
Presented by H. Keppler, Universität Bayreuth

C24B Nye Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 104, 1700h–1800h
Mountain Hydrology, The Fourth Paradigm, and the Color of Snow
Presented by J. Dozier, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara

G24A Bowie Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1605h–1700h
Ultra-High Resolution Four Dimension Imaging Across the Earth Sciences
Presented by G. W. Bawden, US Geological Survey

S24A Gutenberg Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1705h–1800h
The Fate of Water in the Cascadia Forearc
Presented by M. G. Bostock

Wednesday, 15 December

GC33D The 2010 Stephen Schneider Global Environmental Change Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1345h–1440h
Scientists, Expert Judgment, and Public Policy: What is Our Proper Role?
Presented by M. Oppenheimer, Geosciences, Princeton University

T34B Birch Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone West, Room 3001, 1700h–1800h
Global Tectonics Ties Quakes, Rocks, and Volatiles in the Mantle Transition Zone
Presented by W. Chen, University of Illinois, Urbana

Thursday, 16 December

PP41C Emiliani Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 0845h–1000h
Abrupt Climate Change During the Last Ice Age From the Perspective of 17°N, 90°W
Presented by D. A. Hodell, Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge

V41F Daly Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone West, Room 3001, 0900h–1020h
Geochemical Insights Into Mantle Geodynamics and Plume Structure
Presented by D. A. Weis, PCIGR, Earth & Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia

A42A Bjerknes Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1030h–1120h
A Very Grand Challenge for the Science of Climate Prediction — Towards a Community-Wide Prototype Probabilistic Earth-System Model
Presented by T. Palmer, Atmospheric Physics, University of Oxford

A42D Charney Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1125h–1220h
Past and Contemporary Climate Change: Evidence From Earth's Ice Cover
Presented by E. S. Mosley-Thompson, Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University and Department of Geography, Ohio State University

GP43C Edward Bullard Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1445h–1530h
Geomagnetic Secular Variation as a Window on the Dynamics of Earth's Core
Presented by A. Jackson, Institute for Geophysics, ETH Zürich

NG43J Lorenz Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1350h–1440h
Dragon-Kings, Black-Swans and Prediction
Presented by D. Sornette, Earth Sciences, ETH Zürich and Management, Technology and Economics, ETH Zürich

SM44A Van Allen Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1605h–1655h
Plasma and Field Boundaries in Space
Presented by B. U. Sonnerup, Dartmouth College

Friday, 17 December

EP53E The EPSP Robert P. Sharp Lecture (Webcast)

Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 103, 1345h–1440h
Noise is the New Signal: Moving Beyond Zeroth-Order Geomorphology
Presented by D. J. Jerolmack, Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, and National Center for Earth-Surface Dynamics, University of Minnesota