NASA’s Applied Sciences Program – in partnership with AGU's Earth and Space Science Informatics (ESSI) group and the ESIP Federation – is thrilled to co-sponsor Ignite@AGU 2013 ( at the upcoming Fall AGU meeting. Ignite (, a concept created by O’Reilly Media, provides presenters a strict presentation format – five minutes and 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds – to make their point. Enlighten us, but make it quick!

Event Details: 

  • When: Wednesday, December 11, 6-8:30 pm
  • Where: Infusion Lounge (map)
  • Who: Open to everyone – no invitation needed

Speaker Line-up! 

  • Life on a Changing Edge: Snowfield Plants and Climate Change – Martha Apple, Montana State University
  • One foot in front of the other and other lessons from the Camino de Santiago – Sky Bristol, USGS
  • When Disasters Strike, Technology Strikes Back – Maximizing the Power of Remote Sensing and Crowdsourcing for Disaster Response – Judy Cheng, (DEVELOP)
  • Wildfire and Wetlands: Landsat, GIS, and Spatial Models for Mapping Critical Wetlands in Northern Colorado – Steve Chignell, Colorado State University (DEVELOP)
  • Operations: An Observation, Lucien Cox, NASA Applied Sciences
  • Fingerprinting Reactive Nitrogen Sources – Meredith Hastings, Brown University
  • Actionable Information for Extreme Events – Shailendra Kumar
  • Hold on to your heart, it’s not the only thing the sea slug will steal – Shayle Matsuda, California Academy of Science
  • Modeling Yosemite’s Water Budget: It’s HYDRA-Logical! – Andrew Nguyen, San Jose State University (NASA Ames – DEVELOP)
  • Are Semantics Overrated? Reflections from a Personal and Professional Angle – Michael Piasecki, CCNY
  • Making STEM Accessible – Tokiwa Smith, Science Engineering and Mathematics Link Inc
  • Data Beautiful: from Deluge to a Poignant Picture – Christine White, Esri

The event will be emceed by Lawrence Friedl, Director of NASA Applied Sciences

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