"As President Trump takes office, he will face critical issues related to our nation’s security, economic growth and stability, public health, and infrastructure that will need scientific input to drive innovation and solutions. Having a science advisor/Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy with a strong scientific background should be an immediate priority..." [ Ow.ly Link ]
“Extreme values are not the story, the trend is the story.” [ Ow.ly Link ]

House Science Committee's Climate Tweets Rile Scientists - Eos

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What do the coming political changes mean for the job market? [ Ow.ly Link ]

Seven Projections for Earth and Space Science Jobs - Eos

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“These oceanic features are several 100s to 1,000 meters deeper than what we thought before."
News from #AGUpubs
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Researchers find seafloor valleys below West Antarctic glaciers

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What was Earth like before and after the Chicxulub impact? This animation shows you. Spoiler alert: it got super cold. Read more here: [ Blogs.agu.org Link ]
"...carbon dioxide emission levels would need to reach zero 5 to 15 years earlier..."
At #AGUblogs #AGUpubs via AGU Climate
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Ice-free summers in Arctic Ocean could thwart Paris Agreement objectives

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"Please do consider taking a moment to inspire your students with this inspiring story..."
At #AGUblogs
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Hidden Figures - make them not-so-hidden to students - GeoEd Trek

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"The video is a remarkable addition to the portfolio of information about these slides."
At #AGUblogs
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The remarkable video of one of the Mount Sulzer avalanches in Alaska

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"...disruption to electricity represents only 49 percent of the total potential...cost."
News from #AGUpubs
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Space weather-induced blackouts could cost US more than $40 billion daily

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"What I have learned...is to how to better inspire young people as to the myriad of opportunities and experiences that await them in the marine sector..."
At #AGUblogs via AGU Oceans
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Takeaways and Reflections - The Field

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"Balancing a pad of Bristol board on one knee with my left hand while tidying data with my right feels fitting—a mediation between art and science."
At #AGUblogs via AGU Oceans
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Notes From The Drawing Board - The Field

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Geohealth is the focus of one of the more than 150 English-based sessions at the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting taking place in Chiba, Japan in May. Submit your abstract now. [ Meetings.agu.org Link ]
"The long-term cooling caused by the sulfate aerosols was much more important for the mass extinction than the dust..."
At #AGUblogs
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How darkness and cold killed the dinosaurs

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The Trump administration could have a different perspective on the social cost of carbon dioxide than the Obama administration [ Ow.ly Link ]

Report Calls for Revised Method to Chart Cost of Climate Change - Eos

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"The collapse is ongoing as indicated by large icebergs in the lake."
At #AGUblogs
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Erasmo Glacier, Chile Terminus Collapse - From a Glacier's Perspective

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Fun ways to waste time: Internet quizzes, late-night candy runs. Not-fun ways to waste time: sitting in the airport. Virtual Poster Showcase lets you skip the airport, so you can focus on your research. And your Internet quizzes.
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Not only is the Arctic sea ice extent shrinking, its thickness is decreasing as well [ Ow.ly Link ]

Understanding Causes and Effects of Rapid Warming in the Arctic - Eos

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"...this area is the most active on Earth in terms of very large landslides"
At #AGUblogs
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Mount Sulzer - a series of dramatic, and large, debris and ice avalanches

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"I know we have touched young hearts and minds back on land...."
At #AGUblogs via AGU Oceans
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Making Connections - The Field

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"I often go to Intaka Island to paddle in a kayak on the canals surrounding the island."
At #AGUblogs
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Monday Geology Picture: Intaka Island Salt Pan - Georneys - AGU Blogosphere

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