Scripps at the
AGU Fall Meeting

Virtual program runs Dec. 1-17, 2020

Highlighted Talks and Lightning Sessions

Select talks given by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography are listed below. The full scientific program can be found here.

Select Highlighted Sessions

The Atmospheric Drivers of the Major Saharan Dust Storm in June 2020 (A016-01)
Author: Amato Evan. Monday, December 7, 2020. 7:00 a.m.-7:04 a.m. 

MEDEA and the Declassification of Navy GEOSAT Radar Altimetry Data (U004-02)
Author: John A. Orcutt. Tuesday, December 8, 2020. 10:50 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Three years of weekly coastal cliff erosion monitoring with lidar in Southern California  (EP034-01)
Author: Adam Young. Thursday, December 10,  2020 17:30 - 18:30

Coastal cliff erosion in California 2009-2016 (EP034-07)
Author: Zuzanna Swirad. Thursday, December 10, 2020. 17:48 - 17:51

Uniform Warming and Snowpack Disappearance in the Western US (C035-01)
Authors: Amato Evan and Ian Eisenman. Thursday, December 10, 2020. 19:00 - 19:04

GNSS Interferometric Reflectometry measurements of sea levels and wave height at Ellen Browning Scripps Pier, California (OS038-07)
Author: Ignacio Sepulveda. Monday, December 14, 2020. 05:54 a.m. - 05:58 a.m.

ICESat-2 melt depth retrievals: Revisiting surface melt on Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica (C05-01)
Author: Helen Amanda Fricker. Tuesday, December 15,  2020. 11:30 a.m. - 11:34 a.m.

Developing a data-driven understanding of water management connectivity across physical and social boundaries (H189-03)
Author: Morgan C. Levy. Tuesday, December 15, 2020. 19:08 -19:12

CSEM Exploration for Submarine Groundwater: Paths for Encroachment or Exploitation? (NS012-02)
Author: Roslynn King. Tuesday, December 15, 20:34 - 20:38

Montreal Protocol to delay ice-free Arctic by a decade (GC123-08)
Author: Mark England. Wednesday, 16 December 2020 07:28

Surface fractures nearby the Ridgecrest earthquakes: what can we learn on the regional stress and fault properties? (G024-05)
Authors:  Xiaohua (Eric) Xu and David Sandwell. Wednesday, 16 December 2020 19:16 - 19:20

Closing Plenary: Panel on University Challenges in the Time of COVID-19 (PL: 13)
Chair: Margaret Leinen. Thursday, 17 December 2020. 08:30 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.

Poster Sessions

Learn about some of the virtual poster sessions being presented by Scripps Oceanography students at the AGU Fall Meeting.  The full list of poster sessions presented by Scripps Oceanography scientists can be found here

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Virtual Backgrounds

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Network with Scripps Scientists at #AGU20

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Scripps Geophysicist Awarded Inge Lehmann Medal

Congratulations to Peter Shearer, a specialist in seismology, who was awarded this AGU medal for his outstanding contributions in research of Earth’s mantle and core.