The new GeoHealth section of AGU will have a significant presence at Fall Meeting and we invite those from all disciplines to engage with the diverse set of activities offered.
Why is AGU’s Fall Meeting Relevant to Public Health?
AGU’s Fall Meeting includes a program dedicated to elevating new discoveries on the rapidly evolving field of GeoHealth. More than 33 sessions and 350 presentations will delve into the latest advances our collective understanding of the complex interactions between our environment and the health, well-being, and continued progress of human populations in concert with all ecosystems.
What GeoHealth Topics Will Be Covered at AGU’s Fall Meeting?
AGU’s GeoHealth program covers critical cross-cutting scientific topics such as:
- Climate impacts to health
- Water and air pollution
- Modeling infectious disease dynamics
- Disaster risk reduction
- Vulnerable populations and environmental justice
There are so many sessions! What Shouldn’t You Miss?
- Union: Critical GeoHealth Disaster Research to Support Response, Recovery, and Future Preparedness
- Developing Climate, Public Health, and Citizen Science Services to Predict and Prevent Climate-Sensitive Health Risks and Serve the Public Good
- Climate Influences on Infectious Disease Dynamics and the Potential for Transnational Outbreaks I
- Airborne Particulate Matter: Linking Sources and Composition to Specific Health Effects I
- Learning from Our Ancestors: Using Modern Earth Science Methods to Understand Ancient Practices Posters
- Geochemistry and Health: Involving Communities in Measuring Their Environment I
- Safe Drinking Water Starts at the Source: Challenges in Source Water Protection
- Ocean Health, Environmental Hazards, and Social Justice: Information and Communication for Resilience and Sustainability of Geohealth Posters
- Arctic GeoHealth: Climate Change and Health Impacts in Northern High Latitudes I Posters
- Using NASA’s Satellite and Suborbital Measurements and Modeling for Health and Air Quality Applications I
What other Events are Relevant for GeoHealth?
Joint Speed Mentoring Event with the GeoHealth and Societal Impacts and Policy Sciences Sections
Monday, 10 December, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.
Science Policy: A Sharing Science Room, Convention Center
Speed Mentoring event for graduate student & early career geoscientists interested in the health and societal connections of their work.
GeoHealth Business Meeting & Reception
Tuesday, 11 December, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Grand Hyatt, Declaration Level, Declaration B
Please come to meet your GeoHealth colleagues and help to shape the future of our new Section! Registration is required for this event ($15/regular members, $5/students).
Tutorial Talk: Integrating Public health and Well-Being
Thursday, 13 December, 10:20 AM – 10:50 AM
Can You Attend at an AGU Member Rate?
You sure can! To facilitate participation from allied disciplines that span the GeoHealth spectrum, AGU is offering Fall Meeting registration at the AGU-member rate for members of the following organizations:
- American Meteorological Society
- American Public Health Association
- Ecological Society of America
- International Society of Environmental Epidemiology
- International Society of Exposure Science