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Call for Abstracts

Submit your #AGU21 abstract

#AGU21 is the leading forum for advancing Earth and space science and leveraging this research toward solutions for societal challenges.

Submit an abstract (or two now) to #AGU21 to contribute to these goals and to share your science in-person and online with >25,000 attendees from 100+ countries representing the global Earth and space sciences community. Most sessions will be recorded and available to this global community of researchers, scientists, educators, students, policymakers, partners, science enthusiasts, journalists and communicators.

Abstracts should focus on new scientific results, enabling Earth and space science or its application, and/or the contribution of Earth and space science to society.

  • Most sessions at #AGU21 will be held as discussion sessions with short summary presentations and discussions.
  • Authors in oral sessions will be asked to record a longer presentation.
  • Poster authors will be asked to make a PDF or dynamic version of their poster available.
  • Authors will be able to present in-person or online.  

PLEASE NOTE: The session viewer includes approved sessions for #AGU21. Please review before submitting an abstract. 


The theme of #AGU21 is “Science and Society.”

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Abstracts due 4 August 2021

The abstract submission deadline is 4 August at 23:59 EDT/03:59 +1 GMT. Late abstract submissions will not be accepted after this date. View sessions before submitting an abstract.

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Important Dates for Abstract Submission

  • Mid-June 2021: Session proposal acceptance notification letters are sent; the abstract submission site opens; and the invited author tool opens.
  • Mid-July 2021: Town hall and workshop proposal notification letters are sent.
  • 4 August 2021: Abstract submissions close at 11:59 p.m. EDT.
  • August 2021: Fall Meeting Program Committee allocates and schedules sessions. At least one convener for each session (an AGU member) must be available to discuss mergers of sessions and schedule sessions in the online program.
  • 5 October 2021: Authors are notified of the acceptance, format, and schedule of their abstracts, and the official scientific program is available.
  • October 2021 through Fall Meeting: Authors are expected to confirm their participation. Conveners are expected to monitor the final program for withdrawals and presenter changes.
  • View all important dates & deadlines
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