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13 March 2018

WATCH: Up-Goer 5 at AGU17!

Every year, scientists explain their research using the 1000 (ten-hundred) most common words in the English language. The results are fun, silly, heartfelt, surprising, and overall a great time.

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28 February 2018

Narwhals, polar bears, science, oh my!

Our next episode of Third Pod from the Sun is out TODAY!

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26 February 2018

True, personal science stories at AGU17

At AGU17, we took a break from the lectures and posters for an evening of inspiring stories about how science affects all of us in our everyday lives.

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15 February 2018

Drawn to Geoscience: Narwhals!!!

Narwhals, narwhals, swimming in the ocean…

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12 February 2018

Third Pod from the Sun is back!

Our podcast is back and this time we’re talking about performing science at the edge of glaciers!

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5 February 2018

Science doesn’t speak for itself. The IPCC agrees.

By Shane M Hanlon Our job in Sharing Science is to help scientists communicate more effectively. Turns out that we’re not the only ones who understand the value of this endeavor. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recognizes that “…climate change doesn’t communicate itself.” So, they’ve released a pretty great guide. Of note, they touch on six main principles: Be a confident communicator Talk about the real world, not abstract …

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5 January 2018

Oh, StoryMaps, where-to-from-here?

StoryMaps is a tool to tell geologic stories. Now it’s time for folks to engage and start using it! (Check out the previous two posts for background.)

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3 January 2018

StoryMaps ~ A tool for empowering decision makers and the public

Who’s using StoryMaps and how? (Wait, what are StoryMaps? See the previous post.)

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1 January 2018

State Geological Surveys using StoryMaps to tell geologic stories

How do you tell geologic stories? StoryMaps, that’s how.

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