Meeting Overview:

The 7th ABoVE Science Team Meeting (ASTM7) was held virtually May 11th & 13th, 2021, with 224 participants registered. The sessions focused on plans for the field season and airborne remote sensing, presentations from partner organizations, updates from the Working Group leads, and reports from the ongoing Synthesis Activities. Research highlights from individual projects were also presented during daily parallel sessions (59 presentations).

ABoVE Code of Conduct and Land Acknowledgement:

1. Code of Conduct
ABoVE leadership and the staff of the Carbon Cycle & Ecosystems Office are committed to providing safe, welcoming, and productive environments in the field and the lab, and at meetings and conferences, and have adopted the American Geophysical Union Scientific Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct "rejects discrimination and harassment by any means, based on factors such as ethnic or national origin, race, religion, citizenship, language, political or other opinion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, age, or economic class." This Code also includes information on expected behavior, unacceptable behavior, consequences, and how to report unacceptable behavior. If you have any concerns or need an ally contact: Peter Griffith, Libby Larson, Liz Hoy, Leanne Kendig, Sarah Sackett, or Mike Falkowski. To formally file a complaint with NASA, consult Harassment and Discrimination Reporting for NASA Employees, Contractors and Grantee Beneficiaries.

2. Land Acknowledgment
We would like to acknowledge that the circumpolar Arctic is the home to many different Indigenous Peoples. We are reminded of their deep connection to this region, and our role as researchers to work towards reconciliation with our Indigenous partners. Wherever you may be attending this event, please join us in honoring the place-based knowledge of Indigenous Peoples and recognizing their ancestral and contemporary stewardship of their homelands.