IMPACT at AGU 2023: Advanced Concepts

IMPACT Unofficial
2 min readDec 5, 2023

IMPACT team members will be involved in over three dozen oral and poster presentations, sessions, and town halls at the upcoming 2023 American Geophysical Union conference (December 11–15 in San Francisco, CA). Many of these activities will highlight how IMPACT teams and projects are using advanced concepts for rapid prototyping, development, and testing advanced ideas in data and information systems for Earth observations. See below for details about when and where to join IMPACT team members at AGU.

Machine Learning:

Check out the presentation abstracts:

On the use of transformers to forecast Hurricanes using MERRA2 abstract

Leveraging Large Language Models to Enhance NASA’s Information Search and Discovery abstract

Poster abstract:

Exploring Blockchain for Open Science Practices

Foundation Models


Data Collection and Preprocessing for NASA Science Mission Directorate Language Models

Leveraging Weather Foundation Models for Exploring the Earth System

Foundation Model for Atmospheric Prediction and Analysis

Burn Scar Detection Leveraging a Harmonized Landsat and Sentinel-2 Model


Harnessing Large Language Models for Scientific Endeavors

Evaluation of NASA Science Mission Directorate Large Language Model

Development Seed’s Chuck Daniels, from IMPACT’s Multi-Mission and Algorithm Project (MAAP), will be presenting “Easy, Scalable Subsetting of GEDI Point Clouds” on Wednesday, December 13 from 3:30- 3:40 PST. The presentation will take place in 2014 — West (Level 2, West, MC).

You can learn more about IMPACT via the project website.



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