<div dir="ltr"><span id="gmail-docs-internal-guid-c695c221-7fff-dea5-6e09-a06688b84be9"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Dear Colleagues, </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">AGU is offering the 2020 Fall Meeting (December 7-11th), as an online </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Virtual Conference</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> this year. We would </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">like to draw your attention and request that you submit an abstract to our multidisciplinary AGU session in the Science and Society section, and co-sponsored by Natural Hazards and Education. Because this session is in Science and Society, you can submit a first-authored abstract here and to another session, respectively.</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">SY044 -</span><a href="https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm20/prelim.cgi/Session/105126" style="text-decoration-line:none"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The Human Dimension: Social Science, Communication, Education, and Outreach of Earthquake Early Warning Systems Worldwide</span></a></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"> </p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm20/prelim.cgi/Session/105126" style="text-decoration-line:none"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm20/prelim.cgi/Session/105126</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"> </p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Session Description:</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Mexico City launched the first earthquake early warning (EEW) system in 1991 to alert people of impending earthquake shaking. Over the past thirty years, Japan, Taiwan, and others implemented EEW, while Canada is currently building their own system. After a decade in development, the ShakeAlert® System commenced testing of public alert delivery throughout California. Oregon and Washington plan to begin public testing in 2021. Human dimensions work in concert with the technical and scientific aspects to make EEW a success. As the ShakeAlert® system evolves operationally in the delivery of alerts, successful human interaction with the system will be critical to its effectiveness. This session explores compelling social science questions about how people can best use EEW to mitigate risk, what we know about people’s experience with EEW, development of warning messages encouraging protective actions, and what actions are taken in response. We also seek science communication, education, and outreach case studies about EEW worldwide.</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for considering this opportunity to share your research and science application insights. Apologies for multiple postings of this email, as we are seeking to distribute the announcement broadly to reach as many disciplines as appropriate. Finally, if you have questions about our session, please do not “reply all”, rather send your questions to the conveners listed below.</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Regards,</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Shelley E Olds, UNAVCO/ University of Nebraska Lincoln; </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Robert M deGroot, United States Geological Survey - Earthquake Science Center;</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Sara McBride, U.S. Geological Survey;</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Cynthia L Pridmore, California Geological Survey Sacramento</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"> </p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">PS:If you are not a member of AGU, you can join at:</span><a href="https://membership.agu.org/join-renew/" style="text-decoration-line:none"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">https://membership.agu.org/join-renew/</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(26,26,26);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">. The deadline is July 29, 2020. Authors will be informed in September regarding the date and format (oral or poster) of their presentation.</span></p></span><br class="gmail-Apple-interchange-newline"><div><div dir="ltr" class="gmail_signature" data-smartmail="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><pre cols="72"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">~~~~^~~~~
Shelley Olds  (she|her|hers)
UNAVCO Education & Community Engagement
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