July 1, 2015

CUR Quarterly – a journal for undergraduate research mentors

CUR Quarterly - a journal for undergraduate research mentors

“Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly [CUR Quarterly]… provides useful and inspiring information about student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship from all types of institutions.”

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June 24, 2015

Science communication about hydrography – Captain America to the rescue!

Science communication about hydrography - Captain America to the rescue!

When asked to speak to the public about surveying the ocean floor at the Smithsonian, how was I possibly going to compete with the Hope Diamond and dinosaurs for the attention of visitors? Captain America came to my rescue!

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June 20, 2015

Day 2, June 2015 AGU Meetings Committee

Day 2, June 2015 AGU Meetings Committee

This post details my journey as a member of the AGU Meetings Committee, capturing highlights of what we accomplished on our second day of meeting about meetings!

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June 17, 2015

Day 1, June 2015 AGU Meetings Committee

Day 1, June 2015 AGU Meetings Committee

This post details my journey as a member of the AGU Meetings Committee, capturing highlights of what we accomplished on our first full day of meeting about meetings!

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June 15, 2015

Pre-meeting, June 2015 AGU Meetings Committee

Pre-meeting, June 2015 AGU Meetings Committee

Getting ready to begin the AGU Meetings Committee meeting! So what exactly is the AGU Meetings Committee, and what does the group do? Follow along with me as I begin my term and we meet over the next couple of days!

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June 10, 2015

Keeling Curve research sites as National Historic Chemical Landmarks

Keeling Curve research sites as National Historic Chemical Landmarks

NOAA and the American Chemical Society have designated Earth’s modern atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) record started at the Mauna Loa Observatory as a National Historic Chemical Landmark.

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June 3, 2015

SoapBox Science – bringing science to public spaces

SoapBox Science - bringing science to public spaces

Soapbox Science is a public outreach platform for promoting women scientists and the science they do. Events transform public areas into an arena for public learning and scientific debate.

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May 27, 2015

The sounds and songs of climate data

The sounds and songs of climate data

Have you heard the statement, “any geophysical time series can be represented by music.” Look no further than this blog post to listen to the sounds of climate data over time.

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May 20, 2015

Semester over? Make time for a quick #microadventure

Semester over? Make time for a quick #microadventure

If you only have a short time to recover from the spring semester before you begin your teaching/research this summer, make time for a microadventure!

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May 14, 2015

Convocation on #DiscoveryResearch at NAS, Day 3

Convocation on #DiscoveryResearch at NAS, Day 3

This week’s Convocation on Integrating Discovery-Based Research Into the Undergraduate Curriculum is focused on pooling faculty/organization/agency experiences and producing a report that will be useful to faculty and administrators considering introducing more research into their undergraduate curriculum

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