2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 144 Monday, 19 October 2009
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Oregon Convention Center: B117/118/119

T160. From Virtual Globes to Geoblogs: Digital Innovations in Geoscience Research, Education, and Outreach (GSA Geoinformatics Division; GSA Geoscience Education Division; Google, Inc.; National Association of Geoscience Teachers; GSA Geology and Society Division)

Peter A. Selkin, Glenn A. Richard, John E. Bailey, Kyle House, Ronald C. Schott and Mano Marks, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
144-11:30 PM SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA GEOLOGIC MAPS IN GOOGLE EARTH: BLAIR, J. Luke, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025, lblair@usgs.gov, TICCI, Marco, William Lettis & Associates, Inc, 1777 Botelho Dr, Suite 262, Walnut Creek, CA 94596, and HAEFNER, Scott, Earthquake Science Center, USGS, 345 Middlefield Rd, Mailstop 977, Menlo Park, CA 94025
144-21:45 PM INTERNET-BASED VISUALIZATION AND COLLABORATIVE APPROACHES FOR EARTH SCIENCE DECISION-MAKING: D'AGNESE, Frank A., Earth Knowledge, Inc, 500 N. Tucson Blvd, Suite 150, Tucson, AZ 85716, frank@earthknowledge.net
144-32:00 PM ONEGEOLOGY - A DISTRIBUTED MODEL FOR GLOBAL GEOLOGICAL DATA: JACKSON, Ian, Independent Consultant, 28A Halloughton Road, Southwell NG25 0LR United Kingdom, ianjackson2011@gmail.com
144-42:15 PM ENHANCING ACCESS TO HIGH-RESOLUTION LIDAR TOPOGRAPHY FROM POINT CLOUDS TO GOOGLE EARTH: CROSBY, Christopher J.1, NANDIGAM, Viswanath1, ARROWSMITH, Ramon2, and BARU, Chaitan3, (1) San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California, San Diego, MC 0505, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0505, ccrosby@sdsc.edu, (2) School of Earth and Space Exploration, EarthScope National Office, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, (3) San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr. #0505, La Jolla, CA 92093
144-52:30 PM NO SCALE TOO SMALL: APPLYING REMOTE SENSING AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) BASED SOFTWARE FOR QUANTIFYING MINERAL DISTRIBUTION PATTERNS ON PHOTOMICROGRAPHS: BHATTACHARYYA, Prajukti, Geography and Geology, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, 120 Upham Hall, 800 Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190, bhattacj@uww.edu
 2:45 PM Break / Open Discussion
144-63:00 PM WHICH WAY ARE WE GOING? ONLINE MAPPING TOOLS TO HELP STUDENTS VISUALIZE PLATE MOTIONS WITH GPS DATA: OLDS, Shelley E., Education and Community Engagement, UNAVCO, 6350 Nautilus Dr, Boulder, CO 80301, olds@unavco.org
144-73:15 PM TEACHING GEOLOGIC MAP INTERPRETATION USING GOOGLE EARTH: TEWKSBURY, David A., Department of Geosciences, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323-1218, dtewksbu@hamilton.edu and TEWKSBURY, Barbara, Dept. of Geosciences, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323
144-83:30 PM INNOVATIVE, ALTERNATIVE FIELD OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS WITH MOBILITY IMPAIRMENTS: ATCHISON, Christopher, School of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, atchison.6@osu.edu
144-93:45 PM VIRTUAL FIELDWORK EXPERIENCES: BRINGING INQUIRY-BASED EXPLORATION OF EARTH SYSTEMS INTO THE CLASSROOM: AUER, Sara L.1, BESEMER, Christine1, DUGGAN-HAAS, Don1, KISSEL, Richard A.1, and ROSS, Robert M.2, (1) Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, sla73@cornell.edu, (2) Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
144-104:00 PM STUDENT CONSTRUCTION OF VIRTUAL FIELD ENVIRONMENTS AS PROJECT BASED LEARNING AND A VENUE FOR GEOCOGNITIVE RESEARCH: GRANSHAW, Frank D., 1) Physical Science / 2) Geology, 1) Portland Community College / 2) Portland State University, Portland, OR 97219, fgransha@pcc.edu, CADY, Sherry L., Department of Geology, Portland State University, 1721 SW Broadway, 17CH, Portland, OR 97201, and HUGO, Richard C., Department of Geology, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97201
 4:15 PM Break / Open Discussion
144-114:30 PM GOOGLE EARTH IN THE GEOSCIENCE CLASSROOM: AN EFFICIENT TOOL FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING: KLUGE, Steve, Bedford Central Schools, NY (retired), Resources for GeoScience Education / geoscience.stevekluge.com, 63 Lake Drive, New Milford, CT 06776, steve.kluge@gmail.com
144-124:45 PM MY SECOND LIFE: USING A VIRTUAL WORLD TO ENHANCE COMMUNICATION IN AN INTERNET-BASED CLASS: PHILLIPS, Michael A., Natural Sciences, Illinois Valley Community College, 815 N. Orlando Smith Ave, Oglesby, IL 61348-9692, mike_phillips@ivcc.edu and SHIELDS, William, Geography & Geology, Illinois State Unversity, Campus Box 4400, 206 Felmley Hall, Normal, IL 61790-4400
144-135:00 PM A CLIMATE CHANGE TOUR FOR A K-12 AUDIENCE: BALLAGH, Lisa M., National Snow and Ice Data Center, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Univ. of Colorado at Boulder, 1540 30th St, Boulder, CO 80309, vtlisa@nsidc.org and OTERO, Valerie K., School of Education, University of Colorado at Boulder, 249 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0249
144-145:15 PM USING GOOGLE EARTH FOR K-12 EDUCATION: A COLLABORATION BETWEEN GOOGLE AND THE UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS: BAILEY, John E., UA Geography Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks, WRRB 108D, 909 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6020, jbailey@gi.alaska.edu, ORNDUFF, Tina, Google Inc, 1650 Charleston Road, Mountain View, CA 94043, and KENNEDY, Katie, UA Geography Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775

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