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March 6, 2017

What NOAA means to me, and how to “make it matter” to others

What NOAA means to me, and how to "make it matter" to others

As the only Federal agency charged with water prediction and warning responsibilities, NOAA is uniquely positioned to address water challenges facing the nation – what does this mean, especially with a proposed reduced budget? And how/why should non-scientists care?

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December 14, 2016

Dr. G’s #AGU16 Spotlight – 2016 Arctic Report Card

Dr. G's #AGU16 Spotlight - 2016 Arctic Report Card

“Observations in 2016 showed a continuation of long-term Arctic warming trends which reveals the interdependency of physical and biological Arctic systems, contributing to a growing recognition that the Arctic is an integral part of the globe, and increasing the need for comprehensive communication of Arctic change to diverse user audiences. “

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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 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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October 1, 2014

Science haiku to communicate research and more

Science haiku to communicate research and more

NOAA is doing it. Even the entire IPCC Report was boiled down to 19 illustrated haiku. Can science-themed haiku be used for education & outreach, or just for fun?

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September 3, 2014

Heading out to sea as a NOAA Teacher at Sea

Heading out to sea as a NOAA Teacher at Sea

Ahoy! I’m heading out to sea with the NOAA Teacher at Sea program for a hydrographic survey and professional development opportunity.

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