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28 November 2022
Excitement! Adventure! Sharing Science at #AGU22
Check out events on science communication, policy, art, multimedia, storytelling, and more at AGU22 (AGU’s Fall Meeting).
18 November 2022
#AntarcticLog: Under the Sheet
Artist Karen Romano Young explores some of the secrets of the Antarctic ice sheet and how science helps reveal them.
21 October 2022
#AntarcticLog: The Ant-Antarctic
This week, artist Karen Romano Young takes us to the Arctic, another area of the world especially affected by climate change.
15 July 2022
By Karen Romano Young The question of summer Arctic ice extent is up in the air — not to say it’s unknown. NASA goes to extra effort to assure the detailed accuracy of its measurements, including a new effort beginning this summer. Given the 40-plus-year coverage from space provided by the ICESat satellites, including ICESat-2, placed in orbit in 2018, our understanding of the volume of sea ice is exquisite any time …
8 July 2022
#AntarcticLog: Invisible Volcanoes
Artist Karen Roman Young shows us what we can learn about the below-ice geology of Marie Byrd Land in Antarctica.
1 July 2022
#AntarcticLog: Six years of science comics
Karen Romano Young shares highlights of her (now six!) years of drawing the Antarctic Log.
29 April 2022
#AntarcticLog: A small piece about a big deal
Artist Karen Romano Young explains through SciArt why tiny krill are a big deal for Antarctic food webs (and penguins, seals, orcas–and scientists).
22 April 2022
#AntarcticLog: Watch Your Language
#AntarcticLog is a series of comics by Karen Romano Young. You can find the originals here. Last week I posted about how I try to find the best visual image to convey the main point of a comic or visual story. This week I’m sharing just one image — an introduction to the JOIDES Resolution and Expedition #379, in which I took part three years ago, in 2019. I continue to …
14 February 2021
#ScienceValentines – 2021 Edition
However you approach Valentine’s Day, at AGU we like to take the opportunity to celebrate scientific disciplines (and puns).
23 May 2019
Take your lab to the ocean!
Calling all Ocean Scientists: with World Oceans Day fast approaching, and in celebration of AGU’s Centennial, we want to highlight the experiences you and your teams have out in the field!