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February 14, 2019

Make the invisible in your science community, visible

Who is in your science community? Think about making sure to identify all individuals that are part of your science work – truck drivers, janitors, administrative assistants, etc. With a simple acknowledgement, they will feel like a part of the science community as well.

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February 10, 2019

Starting a science blog? Items to consider.

It is an individual decision to start your own blog or to join an existing blogging community, but the decision should be framed around an overarching goal for “why blog” to a listing of secondary objectives you as an author are hoping to achieve.

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February 3, 2019

Starting a podcast? This might be the year.

Podcast listening has increased in all age categories, but it has increased the most among younger adults. Now, 29% of Americans between the ages of 18-34 listen to podcasts at least a few times a week (up from 16% in December 2017). A year ago, 47% of adults between 18 and 34 said they never listened to podcasts, compared to 18% today. — CBS News Poll

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January 21, 2019

A New Year’s solution: Generating climate optimism

All of the tweets/articles/posts I’ve seen come online since the beginning of the year boil down how to have climate optimism to two ingredients – conversation and action.

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January 3, 2019

Top Science Stories of 2018 – what would our students say?

If you ask your students what were the major scientific accomplishments in 2018, what would they say? Are they aware of what happened in the previous year, as well as the major concerns and challenges in the sciences?

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January 1, 2019

A New Year’s resolution: help students (and Chuck Todd) feel hope towards climate action

This is my New Year’s resolution – I have to increase the themes of hope, optimism, action, and advocacy in my courses. I need every student to leave my courses feeling like they can do something that matters and makes a difference.

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December 12, 2018

Dr. G’s #AGU18 Spotlight – A Giant of Tectonophysics: Marie Tharp

When you look at the color, shading, label placement, etc., in ocean maps, think of Marie Tharp and her legacy in marine cartography and cartographic design work.

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December 11, 2018

Dr. G’s #AGU18 Spotlight – The Science We Need for the Ocean We Want

The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development is a once in a career (once in a lifetime) opportunity. The decade will not be successful if we have 20,000 individual science papers – we need to think of the big picture, to define the core opportunities, and to deliver the results.

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December 6, 2018

Guest Post: First Timer’s Guide to the AGU Fall Meeting

What started as a tweet became a community guide for (not just) first-timers attending the AGU Fall Meeting. Check out the compilation by Laura Haynes, PhD candidate at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

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December 5, 2018

Professional conferences as accessible conferences

What I appreciate about Gabi’s article is that she expands upon the topic of making conferences accessible, emphasizing that she is only providing an introduction to the many ways that conference organizers and each of us individually can work towards making the AGU Fall Meeting a more inclusive and effective professional and personal experience for all.

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