Arctic

The Arctic track will encompass themes such as:

  • Changing Arctic ecosystems
  • Transportation and energy development
  • Governance and security in the Arctic

Natural Hazards

The Natural Hazards track will encompass themes such as:

  • Improving public safety
  • Decreasing the economic toll of disasters
  • Mitigating space weather threats
  • Need for a national policy on Earth observations
  • Mitigation and resiliency to severe weather events
  • Regional, state, and local view of hazards in the future

Natural Resources

The Natural Resources track will encompass themes such as:

  • Hydraulic fracturing: a feasible energy solution?
  • Agriculture and food security
  • Critical minerals shortage
  • Coastal management
  • Water resource management
  • Energy and renewables

Oceans

The Oceans track will encompass themes such as:

  • The National Ocean Policy
  • Ocean acidification
  • Ocean research: ensuring sustainable oceans