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Earth System Science at the American Geophysical Union 2017 Fall Meeting

November 29, 2017
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The AGU 2017 Fall Meeting in New Orleans will have a large and exciting selection of presentations by ESS students and postdocs! To see the most current research from our students and postdocs, you can attend their presentations listed below.

Monday, December 11

Oral Presentations

11:20 am – 11:35 am | Rm 295-296
“The Role of Precipitation Recycling in the Propagation and Intensification of Droughts in North America” by Julio Enrique Herrera-Estrada in Section H21F

3:10 pm – 3:25 pm | Rm 283-285
“Roles of Fog and Topography in Redwood Forest Hydrology” by Emily Francis in Section H13M

5:45 pm – 6:00 pm | Rm 260-262
“Linking variability to trends and functioning (Invited)” by Anders Ahlstrom in Section GC14A

Poster Presentations

Afternoon | Poster Hall D-F

“Using Remotely Sensed Soil Moisture to Estimate Fire Risk in Tropical Peatlands” by Nathan Dadap in Section B13D

“Shorter Harvest Cycles Counteract Increasing Annual Productivity in Industrial Plantation Forests: Trends from Three Decades of Remote Sensing in Southeastern Brazil” by Devin McMahon in Section B13E

“Shifting patterns of ENSO variability from a 492-year South Pacific coral core” by Neil Tangri in Section PP13A

Tuesday, December 12

Poster Presentation

Afternoon | Poster Hall D-F

“Root Systems of Individual Plants, and the Biotic and Abiotic Factors Controlling Their Depth and Distribution: a Synthesis Using a Global Database” by Shersingh Tumber-Davila in Section B23C

Wednesday, December 13

Poster Presentation

Afternoon | Poster Hall D-F

“Observed Trends in West Coast Atmospheric River Temperatures” by Katerina R. Gonzales in Section A33H

Thursday, December 14

Oral Presentation

9:00 am – 9:15 am | Rm 392
“Investigating the Spatial Characteristics of Extreme Precipitation over the US” by Danielle Touma in Section A41K

2:25 pm – 2:40 pm | Rm 265-266
“Shifting fire regimes alter soil carbon and nutrient storage at the global scale: historical trends and future projections” by Adam Pellegrini in Section GC43L

Poster Presentations

Morning | Poster Hall D-F

“Effects of Climate Change and Organic Matter Amendments on the Fate of Soil Carbon and the Global Warming Potential of CO2, CH4, and N2O Emissions in an Upland Soil” by Maegen Simmonds in Section B41C

“Can ENSO-like convection force an ENSO-like extratropical response on subseasonal timescales?” by Michael Goss in Section A41B

“Tracking Emissions of Methane Leaks from Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells in California” by Eric Lebel in Section A41F

Friday, December 15

Oral Presentations

11:50 am – 12:05 pm | Rm 386-387
“Interannual variability in CO2 and CH4 exchange in a brackish tidal marsh in Northern California” by Sara Knox in Section B52B

1:55 pm – 2:10 pm | Rm 265-266
“Changes in Concurrent Risk of Warm and Dry Years under Impact of Climate Change” by Ali Sarhadi in Section GC53G

5:30 pm – 5:45 pm | Rm 267-268
“Multiscale analysis of deforestation risk due to commodity crop expansion in sub-Saharan Africa and the role of non-industrial producers” by Elsa Ordway in Section GC54A

5:45 pm – 6:00 pm | Rm 386-387
“Partitioning Concentration-Discharge Patterns of Weathering Products from Monolithologic Catchments to Global Rivers” by Daniel Ibarra in Section B54D