AGU 2018 Fall Meeting Sessions of Interest to the DCO Community

AGU 2018 Fall Meeting abstract submission deadline is 1 August 2018, 11:59 P.M. EDT.

AGU 2018 Fall Meeting

The 2018 AGU Fall Meeting will take place from 10-14 December 2018 in Washington, DC, USA. With almost 24,000 Earth and space scientists in 2017, AGU’s Fall Meeting is the largest of its kind in the world.Visit the meeting website.

Note: This listing provides examples of sessions to which DCO scientists might wish to submit abstracts. Each Section/Focus Group has links where you will find additional sessions for your consideration. To add additional sessions to this listing, please contact the DCO Engagement Team.

Abstract submission deadline is 1 August 2018, 11:59 P.M. EDT



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B039. Integrated Habitability Science: Forecasting the Trajectory of Life and Planetary Habitability on Earth and Beyond

Fumio Inagaki, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC); Vlada Stamenkovic, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Victoria J Orphan, California Institute of Technology; Kai-Uwe Hinrichs, MARUM - University of Bremen

B061. Picky Eating in the Deep Subsurface?

Emily R Estes, University of Delaware; Elizabeth Trembath-Reichert, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Sabrina Beckmann, University of Delaware Earth and Space Science Informatics


Study of Earth's Deep Interior

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DI002. Advances in Computational Geosciences

Juliane Dannberg, University of California Davis; Jed Brown, University of Colorado at Boulder; Dave May, University of Oxford; Marc W Spiegelman, Columbia University

DI003. Advances in Understanding Earth's Dynamic Processes using Seismic Anisotropy

Margarete Ann Jadamec, The State University of New York at Buffalo; Maureen D Long, Yale University; Manuele Faccenda, Università di Padova

DI004. A multi-disciplinary View of Mantle Heterogeneity: Linking Earth’s Chemical, Physical, and Dynamical Evolution

Curtis D Williams, University of California Davis; Jin Zhang; Ebru Bozdag, Colorado School of Mines; Jiashun Hu, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

DI007. Digital Exploration of Earth's Deep Interior

Maxwell L Rudolph, University of California Davis; Andrew J Schaeffer, University of Ottawa; Linda M Warren, Saint Louis University Main Campus

DI008. Diverse Perspectives on the Deep Mantle, Combining Geochemistry and Geophysics

Bradford J Foley, Pennsylvania State University Main Campus; Hanika Rizo, Carnegie Institution for Science; Colin Jackson, Brown University

DI010. Emerging Methods in Diamond Anvil Cell Research

Thomas Meier, University of Bayreuth; Konstantin Glazyrin, DESY Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron

DI011. Evolution and Interaction of the Mantle and Core

Joshua P Townsend, Sandia National Laboratories; Maxim Ballmer, ETH Zurich; Zhou Zhang, University of Minnesota; Teh-Ru Alex Song, University College London

DI012. Exploring the Earth’s Core: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Marine Lasbleis, Tokyo Institute of Technology; Emily Kate Hawkins, University of California Los Angeles; Daniele Antonangeli, Sorbonne Université - MNHN - CNRS - IMPMC; Arwen Fedora Deuss, Utrecht University;

DI013. Forms and Fluxes of Deep Carbon in Earth

Marie Edmonds, University of Cambridge; Erik Hauri, DTM Carnegie Institution; Louise H Kellogg, University of California - Davis; Jie Li, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

DI016. Petrological and Thermal Structure of the Mantle from the Transition Zone to the CMB: Causes and Consequences of Phase Transitions

Natalia V Solomatova, Ecole Normale Supérieure Lyon; Chris J Grose, California Institute of Technology; Songqiao Shawn Wei, Michigan State University; arolina R Lithgow-Bertelloni, University of California Los Angeles;

DI017. Probing the Lowermost Mantle

Shuai Zhang, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Sanne Cottaar, University of Cambridge; Mingming Li, Arizona State University; Lauren Harrison, EOAS University of British Columbia;

DI018. Subducting Slabs in the Mantle

Karin Sigloch, University of Oxford; Fanny Garel, Cardiff University; Zhongwen Zhan, CalTech Seismological Laboratory;

DI023. Towards Success in Geodynamic Modeling - Learning From and Improving on Model Iterations

Shi Joyce Sim, Carnegie Institution for Science Washington; Rene Gassmoeller, University of California Davis; Adina E. Pusok, University of California San Diego; Mineral and Rock Physics



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ED004. Amazing Technologies and Capabilities that Contribute to STEAM

Brian Hamilton Day, NASA Ames Research Center; Emily Law, CalTech JPL; Kristen J Erickson, NASA Headquarters

ED031. Early Career Scientist Networks and Organizations

Tim H M van Emmerik, The Ocean Cleanup; Kevin A Reed, National Center for Atmospheric Research; Olivia Trani, European Geosciences Union; Catalina Oaida, UCLA


Earth and Space Science Informatics

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IN012. Changing Culture through Credit in Support of Enabling FAIR Data

Denise J Hills, Geological Survey of Alabama; Shelley Stall, American Geophysical Union; Rowena Davis, Arizona Geological Survey; Catriona Maccallum, Hindawi Limited

IN028. Earth and Space Science Informatics: General Contributions

Jane K Hart, University of Southampton; Lesley A Wyborn, Australian National University; Mark A Parsons, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Jens F Klump, CSIRO Earth Science Resource Engineering

IN055. Persistent Identifiers Demystified: Increase the Impact and Reach of Your Research

Jens F Klump, CSIRO Mineral Resources; Fiona Murphy, University of Reading

IN056. Predictive Analytics in the Earth and Space Sciences

Anirudh Prabhu, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Fang Huang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Xiaogang Ma, University of Idaho; Shaunna Morrison, Carnegie Institution for Science Washington

IN059. Tools, Recommended Practices and Workflows for Data Publication to Help Researchers

Amber E Budden, DataONE; Fiona Murphy, Independent Researcher; Hao Zhong, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Jens F Klump, CSIRO Earth Science Resource Engineering

IN061. Transforming Earth and Planetary Science with Mixed Reality

Charles K Thompson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Shayna Skolnik, Navteca; Planetary Sciences


Mineral and Rock Physics

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MR003. Connecting Rheology, Microstructure, and Chemistry of the Upper Mantle: New Constraints from Experiments, Models, and Natural Observations

Yuval Boneh, Brown University; Emily J Chin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Katharina Marquardt, Bayerisches Geoinstitut, Universitaet Bayreuth;

MR013. Light Elements in the Core

Mainak Mookherjee, Florida State University; Bin Chen, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Guillaume Morard, CNRS, Zhicheng Jing, Case Western Reserve University

MR014. Material Properties of the Core

Rebecca A. Fischer, Harvard University; Michael I Bergman, Bard College at Simon's Rock

MR023. Volatile Elements in Planetary Interiors: Storage, Cycling, and Implications

Jin Liu, Stanford University; Jessica M Warren, University of Delaware; Elizabeth Colette Thompson, University of Chicago; Marc M Hirschmann, Univ Minnesota

MR024. “Zoomed-in” Geophysics: From Atomic-Scale Structures to Large-scale Planetary Structures and Processes

Dongzhou Zhang, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Changyong Park, Geophysical Laboratory; Zhicheng Jing, Case Western Reserve University; Tony Yu, University of Chicago


Planetary Sciences

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P006. Carbon Across the Solar System

Faith Vilas, National Science Foundation; Amanda R Hendrix, Planetary Science Institute Tucson

P038. Revealing the Origins of Our Solar System and Its Organic Compounds through Analysis of Meteorites and Related Planetary Materials

Eric Thomas Parker, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Bradley T De Gregorio, Naval Research Laboratory; Emma S Bullock, Organization Not Listed; Heather Graham, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center


Public Affairs

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PA016. Community Management in Earth and Space Sciences

Amber E Budden, DataONE; Katie Pratt; University of Rhode Island; Erin Robinson, Foundation for Earth Science; Melissa Varga, Union of Concerned Scientists



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T010. Crystallographic Fabrics and Microstructures:  Geodynamic Marker of Earth's History and Today's Internal Structure

Katsuyoshi Michibayashi, Nagoya University; Junfeng Zhang, China Univ. of Geosciences; Haemyeong Jung, Seoul National University

T011. Current Understanding of Large Igneous Provinces, Hotspot Tracks, and Mantle Plumes

William W Sager, University of Houston; Anthony Koppers, Oregon State University; Cornelia Class, Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory; Trond Helge Torsvik, University of Oslo

T012. (De-)Cratonization Dynamics

Klaus Gessner, Organization Not Listed; Liang Zhao, IGG Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Huaiyu Yuan, Macquarie University; Vadim L Levin, Rutgers University

T014. Deep Structure and Geodynamics of the Continental Convergence Zones

Shuwen Dong, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences; Larry D Brown, Cornell University; Mian Liu, University of Missouri Columbia; Rui Gao, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences

T017. Exploring Subduction Initiation Processes and Subduction Zone Dynamics: New Insights from Scientific Drilling, Marine Geophysics and Ophiolites

Joann M Stock, California Institute of Technology; Brandon Shuck, University of Texas at Austin; Anders John McCarthy, University of Lausanne; Marco Maffione, University of Birmingham

T032. Oceanic Lithosphere: Structure and Evolution from Creation to Destruction

Adrian K Doran, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Jennifer Harding, University of Texas, Institute for Geophysics; Zhitu Ma, Brown University

T040. Structure and Dynamics of the Upper Mantle: Characterizing the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere System from Crust to Transition Zone

Claire A Currie, University of Alberta; Andrew J Schaeffer, University of Ottawa; Vedran Lekic, University of Maryland; Jolante van Wijk, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

T041. Subduction Top to Bottom-2

David William Scholl, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Gray E Bebout, Lehigh University; Laura M Wallace, University of Texas at Austin;

T047. The Complex Multi-scale Earth: Holistic Modeling of the Crust and Upper Mantle Leveraging Multiple Datasets to Robustly Constrain Structure and Dynamics

Javier Fullea, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies; Max Moorkamp, University of Leicester;Andrew J Schaeffer, University of Ottawa; Carmen Gaina, University of Oslo; Volcanology, Geochemistry and Petrology


Volcanology, Geochemistry and Petrology

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V001. Accessorize It: Controls on the Mobility of Trace Elements During Subduction

Alicia M Cruz-Uribe, University of Maine; Maureen D Feineman, Pennsylvania State University

V002. Advances in Metamorphic Processes: Mechanisms, Conditions, Rates, and Drivers

Alicia M Cruz-Uribe, University of Maine, Jesse Walters, University of Maine

V004. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Investigating the Formation of Earth and its Chemically Distinct Reservoirs

Katherine R Bermingham, University of Maryland; Jesse Ray Reimink, Carnegie Institution for Science Washington

V005. A Perfect Match: Bringing Together Models of Geodynamics and Thermodynamics to Understand Geochemical and Petrological Observations

Tobias Keller, Stanford University; Mark S Ghiorso, OFM Research; Marc W Spiegelman, Columbia University; Rosie Jones, University of Oxford

V006. Applications of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) to the Study of Volcanic Systems

Brett B Carr, Columbia University of New York; Felix W. von Aulock, University of Liverpool; Emma Liu, University of Cambridge; Danielle Kimiko Moyer, Drexel University

V011. Chemistry and Physics of Redox Reactions in the Solid Earth

Fred A Davis, University of Minnesota Duluth; Maryjo N Brounce, University of California Riverside

V012. Chemistry, Mechanics, Geophysics, and Timescales of Magmatic Processes

Mattia Pistone, University of Lausanne; Benoit Taisne, Asian School of the Environment; Bradley S Singer, University of Wisconsin Madison; Meredith Townsend, Brown University

V015. Crustal Formation, Fluid-rock Reactions and Subsurface Microbial Communities in the Samail Ophiolite: Results from the Oman Drilling Project and Related Research

Damon A H Teagle, University of Southampton; Juerg Michael Matter, University of Southampton; Peter B Kelemen, Columbia University; Alexis S Templeton, University of Colorado at Boulder

V017. Data Science and Geochemistry: Applying Data-driven Approaches in Geochemistry-centric Studies

Tao Wen, Pennsylvania State University; Fang Huang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Chao Liu, Carnegie Institution for Science Washington; Lisa Warden, Carnegie Institution for Science Washington

V020. Earth’s Organic Carbon Cycle: From Oceans to Mantle

Matthieu Galvez, ETH Zurich; Timothy I Eglinton, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich; Temilola Fatoyinbo, NASA GSFC

V023. Glass and Stone Cavities in Minerals:  Melt Inclusions at 160 Years

James D Webster, American Museum of Natural History; Omar Bartoli, Universitdi Padova; Rosario Esposito, University of California Los Angeles

V024. Hydrothermal Systems in Oceanic Arcs: Subseafloor Structure, Mineralization Processes, and Vent Communities

Hidenori Kumagai, JAMSTEC Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology; Susan E Humphris, Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst; Cornel E J de Ronde, GNS Science; Jun-Ichiro Ishibashi, Kyushu University

V036. Storage, Cycling, and Environmental Consequences of Magmatic Volatile Transfer from the Mantle to the Atmosphere

Tobias P Fischer, University of New Mexico Main Campus; Benjamin A Black, University of California Berkeley; Taryn Lopez, University of Alaska Fairbanks; James D Muirhead

V037. Sulfur – A Unique Player for Redox Evolution, Volatile Degassing, Metal Transport in Magmatic, Volcanic, and Hydrothermal Systems

Xiaofei Pu, University of Michigan; Adrian Fiege, American Museum of Natural History; Tobias P Fischer, University of New Mexico; Rita C Economos, Southern Methodist University

V042. Volatile Budgets and Cycling Through Planetary Evolution

Peng Ni, Carnegie Institution for Science; Emily Pringle, University of California San Diego; Miki Nakajima, Carnegie Institution for Science; Yuan Li, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, CAS

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