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"I may never pass this way again" an interview with Ellen Mosley- Thompson and Lonnie Thompson

Ellen and Lonnie share stories of their lives and careers together as paleoclimatologists collecting ice cores. The two also discuss how the common language of science transcends boundaries and can build bridges. (Recorded 14 December 2017)

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"I quit my job to look for invisible matter" Dusty Schroeder shares his story with Kathy Vega

Geophysicist Dusty Schroeder and University of Colorado engineering student Kathy Vega talk about their first-to-college experiences and their field of radioglaciology and cryospheric science. Dusty shares his story of how one science lecture changed his whole life's trajection. (Recorded 14...

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The Interdisciplinary Scientist: Juan Declet-Barreto, 2018 June 7

In this interview, part of the AGU Narratives project and AGU Paths Through Science, Juan Declet-Barreto discusses his work with the Union of Concerned Scientists, his involvement with the Thriving Earth Exchange (TEX), and the forces that shaped his path...

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“I wanted to see a sustainable coastal Virginia”: Virginia Wasserberg, 7 June 2018

Virginia Wasserberg, community leader of a Thriving Earth Exchange (TEX) project in Virginia Beach, shares her journey of community activism after a flooding disaster in her hometown of Virginia Beach, Virginia. She discusses how her work with the TEX has...

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"Leaving any and all doors open." the story of the Linneman Family

Father, son, and daughter discuss their own discoveries of science in their lives. Scott, patriarch of the Linneman family, discuss his journey as first-generation college-goer while son Charles and daughter Dorothy shed light on the influence of their father's work...

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"Yes we are still in" interview with Don Boesch by Eric Davidson

Don Boesch shares his story in science policy with Eric Davidson. Bringing together his experiences from marches on the Vietnam war to his recent march experiences in 2017 for science and climate. Reflecting on the importance of these events and...

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"Literally co-wrote the book on climate modeling" interview with Warren Washington by Rajul Pandya

Warren Washington, a pioneer of climate modeling, shares his story with Rajul Pandya about his career in the atmospheric sciences. Discussing a lifetime pushing for the growth of diversity in the sciences and a better understanding of the climate. Going...

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“The Government’s Best Kept Secret”: Dale Gump and the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps

Ensign Dale Gump, a Commissioned Officer within NOAA Corps, talks to Nathaniel Janick for the American Geophysical Union’s Paths Through Science project about the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps, his work aboard the NOAAS Thomas Jefferson, and advice on successful careers...

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Zoe Courville & Lora Koenig

Dr. Lora Koenig and Dr. Zoe Courville first met over a decade ago in the middle of the Greenland ice sheet. Their friendship formed while conducting research in some of the most remote corners of the world. As field researchers,...

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“I can do it and internships got me to the point” an interview with Anne Tamalavage graduate student and AGU leader

From showcasing a poster on the value of internships Annie further's the conversation in this interview. She discusses her life after undergraduate school; the unexpected lessons learned and career path to graduate school. Annie talks about the importance of internships...

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"How to solve a problem that has never been dealt with before." interview Marcia McNutt and Margaret Leinen

Marcia and Margaret discuss what it was like during their early careers being out to sea on research cruises and the challenges faced being the only women on the ship. The two also discuss their work during the Deep Water...

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My path to science

I became a scientist because I love nature. I now teach other scientists how to communicate to share this love with everyone.