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Teaching about volcanoes: Practices, perceptions, and implications for professional development

Alison Jolley, Jacqueline Dohaney, Ben Kennedy
2022 Volcanica  
We surveyed 55 volcanology instructors to determine their learning and teaching practices, perceptions of academic development, and educational support needs.  ...  Volcanology education is important for the development of geoscientists and scientifically literate citizens.  ...  We thank Professor Sara Harris for her assistance in preparing the human ethics application.  ... 
doi:10.30909/vol.05.01.1132 fatcat:hp27kqrop5gf7jkxj72y54yjye

Leveraging Field-Campaign Networks to Identify Sexual Harassment in Atmospheric Science and Pilot Promising Interventions

Emily V. Fischer, Brittany Bloodhart, Kristen Rasmussen, Ilana B. Pollack, Meredith G. Hastings, Erika Marin-Spiotta, Ankur R. Desai, Joshua P. Schwarz, Stephen Nesbitt, Deanna Hence
2021 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
AbstractSexual harassment in field settings brings unique challenges for prevention and response, as field research occurs outside "typical" workplaces, often in remote locations that create additional  ...  We report on a project that has 1) trained field project participants to recognize, report, and confront sexual harassment, and 2) investigated the perceptions, attitudes, and experiences of field researchers  ...  The last training session (FIREX-AQ) included an additional self-reflection 213 exercise to encourage participants to think about how their identity shapes their experiences in the 214 workplace and field  ... 
doi:10.1175/bams-d-19-0341.1 fatcat:4mlcdj2i2jdbvimjivzjht4ioy

Integrating new tactics for mineral exploration and Social License to Operate into geoscientists' training and life-long learning: Lessons learned through the INFACT Project

Marko Komac, Christina Benighaus, Elena Kozlovskaya, Leila Ajjabou, Cathryn MacCallum
2020 Zenodo  
topics addressed focused on the raw materials value chain, upstream primary exploration activities, the sustainability aspects of exploration tools, and social acceptance of mining and exploration best practices  ...  For this reason, the INFACT project, financed through the H2020 programme, paid special attention to knowledge transfer in the disciplines of mineral exploration and mining.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme for financing the INFACT project through grant agreement no.776487 and the reviewer for  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4311677 fatcat:yuk6k6c53nbxpbb7hl2icestgu

Spatial skill predicts success on sequence stratigraphic interpretation

B.Z. Kreager, N.D. LaDue, T.F. Shipley, R.D. Powell, B.A. Hampton
2022 Geosphere  
Future studies should characterize how students utilize these skills, try to determine the causal direction of this effect, and identify good practices for supporting students in the classroom.  ...  for by disembedding in the simple regression.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors are grateful for Dr. Michael Pope for providing time in their courses to conduct this research, and their students for consenting to participate in the study.  ... 
doi:10.1130/ges02428.1 fatcat:6vkarkujbffphhrvs7xprgzlba

Phronesis at the Human-Earth Nexus: Managed Retreat

Martin Bohle, Eduardo Marone
2022 Frontiers in Political Science  
This study explores how experiences from the current pandemic can inform societal responses to future climate change.  ...  The term "geoethics" labels an emergent geo-philosophical school of thought rooted in geoscience expertise.  ...  “Ethical requirements for applied earth system science and engineering,” in 35th International Geological Conference, Geoscience for Society, Global Geoscience Professionalism and Geoethics . doi: 10.4401  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpos.2022.819930 fatcat:uhaguxt6p5alriwzq7bsdlpaiq

Earthquake risk communication as dialogue – insights from a workshop in Istanbul's urban renewal neighbourhoods

Johanna Ickert, Iain S. Stewart
2016 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
If geoscientists are to help at-risk communities adopt meaningful measures to protect themselves, new strategies are needed for public communication and community engagement.  ...  Through the direct testimony of local residents and geoscientists, we explore the form that new strategies for public communication and community engagement might take.</p>  ...  The present study and the associated doctoral research (J.  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-16-1157-2016 fatcat:c6ummazuzzclrm7yn5ytfneoxu

What perceptions do scientists have about their potential role in connecting science with policy?

Scott E. Kalafatis, Julie C. Libarkin
2019 Geosphere  
■ ABSTRACT The demand for geoscience to inform policy decisions continues to rise.  ...  discerning how they can best fulfill these roles in their work.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Data collection was made possible through personnel and in-kind support of the Geocognition Research Lab.  ... 
doi:10.1130/ges02018.1 fatcat:r3r2lxc5pvarrpdper7mie3bq4

Developing Self-Efficacy and Behavioral Intentions Among Underrepresented Students in STEM: The Role of Active Learning

Sophie Kuchynka, Tina V. Reifsteck, Alexander E. Gates, Luis M. Rivera
2021 Frontiers in Education  
Altogether, the present research highlights the role of positive, inclusive educational climates in promoting STEM success among students from underrepresented group members.  ...  Study 1 longitudinally tracked high school students participating in a 4-week geoscience program that applied active learning techniques ranging from hands on experiments to peer discussion.  ...  Differing Perceptions: How Students of Color and white Students Perceive Campus Climate for Underrepresented Groups. J. Coll.  ... 
doi:10.3389/feduc.2021.668239 fatcat:5334kev5k5em7k2mlfpwoee2u4

Student Travel Grants

2007 GSA Today  
POSter this session will highlight minimum standards and best practices for geological and geophysical data preservation. this will serve as input to the national Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation  ...  Sessions CALL FOR PAPERS aged to present their applied research outcomes to the diverse geoscience community.  ...  . last year, 384 interviews were conducted with 148 registered applicants for applied, government, and academic positions in the geosciences. register early for the best exposure in the eSc Web-based database  ... 
doi:10.1130/1052-5173(2007)17[48a:stg];2 fatcat:cmjsuju4qzf4ndkdefcmbbgfdq

Graduate School Information Forum

2009 GSA Today  
The use of these data for science investigations and example activities will be presented.  ...  Learn how tectonism, volcanism, stupendous fl ood basalts, cataclysmic fl ooding, and landslides have shaped the Northwest and now infl uence hazards, resources, and human habitation.  ...  Each nomination should be accompanied by basic data and a description of the qualifi cations of the individual for the position recommended.  ... 
doi:10.1130/1052-5173-19.6.42.a fatcat:ipwhci5qbfa3jg2j2tnryghhyq

Public Policies & Plans Study Regard to the Conservation of Shophouse Townscape in George Town, Pulau Pinang: Assessment, Limitations, and Current Issues

Loong Zhao, Zulkifli B. Hanafi, Hongwei Wong
2018 Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection  
The analysis based on the previous studies, literature review, interpretation of primary data, and analysis of the related heritage conservation policy, and then discussed the extent and depth of public  ...  Public policies and plans of conservation that have led built heritage to as tourism products are the reason for policymaker relative lack of success in conservation.  ...  By the early 1950s, townscape had come to mean a theme of urban design was that the visual perception and consequent "improving" can be accomplished in an objective manner through an understanding of the  ... 
doi:10.4236/gep.2018.610006 fatcat:lygitfkz25bjne56cqtnsoahpe

Geospatial Technology Potentials in Reawakening the Consciousness of Soil Distribution in Nigeria's North-Central Region and Mediating the Herdsmen-Farmers Conflicts

Ugonna C. Nkwunonwo, Francis I. Okeke, Emmanuel N. Chiemelu, Elijah S. Ebinne
2019 Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection  
Based on this study, the DSM offers a quick access to quantitative soil data covering the study area.  ...  The consequences of this tension, which has defied possible military responses, political, religious and cultural strategies are potentially devastating, not just for Nigeria, but the whole of West African  ...  Acknowledgements This research got its fund and grants from the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) through the project titled, "Early warning for Food Security for Nigeria using NigeriaSat1  ... 
doi:10.4236/gep.2019.72011 fatcat:wq7snpmmkrf5rabyxan27thicy

Exploring Local Level Factors Shaping the Implementation of a Blended Learning Module for Information and Geospatial Literacy in Ontario

Michelle M. Vine, Catherine Chiappetta-Swanson, John Maclachlan, Jason Brodeur, Julianne Bagg
2016 Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  
., staff, faculty, administrators) to better understand facilitators, barriers, and/or issues related to module development, in addition to perceptions about how the modules are utilized by teaching assistants  ...  and How satisfied are implementers (faculty, administrators and library instructional/support staff) with the new blended learning model for geospatial and information fluency?  ...  An early exercise in setting the course curriculum and methods by establishing inquiry dynamics may help to improve teaching practice.  ... 
doi:10.5206/cjsotl-rcacea.2016.2.9 fatcat:hey76tnbc5ezvcr7sdjx2xn6ha

Conceptual Model Notions – A Matter of Controversy: Conceptual Modelling and its Lacunas

Bernhard Thalheim
2018 Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures - An International Journal  
The same is valid for the understanding of the notion of model.  ...  The variety of notions for conceptual model is rather broad. We analyse some of the notions, systematise these notions, and discuss essential ingredients of conceptual models.  ...  One must keep in mind the usage of the data, i. e. use a co-design method, e.g. (see Thalheim 2000) . 9. The community of practice has a common understanding how to conceptually model.  ... 
doi:10.18417/ dblp:journals/emisaij/Thalheim18 fatcat:f23wweyo4vgahlttgrwleg2ab4

Enhancing the Social and Natural Capital of Canadian Agro-Ecosystems through Incentive-Based "Alternative Land Use Services" (ALUS) Programs: Recurring Themes and Emerging Lessons

Robert France, Jeffrey Campbell, Kate Sherren
2019 Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection  
In this regard, for farmers, it is the process of engaging in land-use decision making and the recognition of their role as environmental stewards that is a bigger motivation for participating in an ALUS  ...  non-permanent, and readily adaptable to each location's environmental conditions, economic funding base, and cultural milieu. 2) One serious shortcoming of all ALUS programs is a general lack of quantifiable data  ...  DOI: 10.4236/gep.2019.712010 152 Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection  ... 
doi:10.4236/gep.2019.712010 fatcat:kaqkc6oylvggll55hvvsexb25i
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