2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 192 Tuesday, 20 October 2009
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Oregon Convention Center: Hall A

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

Authors will be present from 4 to 6 PM
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192-1359DEVELOPMENT OF INTERACTIVE VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS FOR THE GEOSCIENCES: LEA, Peter D., Department of Earth & Oceanographic Science, Bowdoin College, 6800 College Station, Brunswick, ME 04011, plea@bowdoin.edu, CURRIER, Andrew, Information Technology, Bowdoin College, 9600 College Station, Brunswick, ME 04011, and WILLEY, Danielle, Geology Department, Bowdoin College, 6800 College Station, Brunswick, ME 04011
192-2360USING GOOGLE EARTH GEOTOURS TO ENGAGE INTRODUCTORY GEOSCIENCE STUDENTS IN ACTIVE LEARNING: WILKERSON, M. Scott, Department of Geosciences, DePauw University, 602 South College Avenue, Greencastle, IN 46135, mswilke@depauw.edu, WILKERSON, M. Beth, GIS Center, DePauw University, 602 South College Avenue, Greencastle, IN 46135, and MARSHAK, Stephen, Dept. of Geology, Univ. of Illinois, 1301 W. Green St, Urbana, IL 61801
192-3361ADAPTING GOOGLE LIT TRIPS FOR THE GEOSCIENCES: GUERTIN, Laura A. and NEVILLE, Sara, Earth Science, Penn State Brandywine, 25 Yearsley Mill Road, Media, PA 19063, guertin@psu.edu
192-4362GOOGLE EARTH EXERCISES IN INTRODUCTORY GEOSCIENCE LABORATORIES: NUNN, Jeffrey A., Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, gljeff@lsu.edu
192-5363GIGAPAN, GOOGLE EARTH, AND GEOMORPHOLOGY AT THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD: CREATING VIRTUAL FIELD EXPERIENCES FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: KAIRIES BEATTY, Candace L., Department of Geoscience, Winona State University, Winona, MN 55987, ckairiesbeatty@winona.edu and BEATTY, William Lee, Department of Geoscience, Winona State University, 175 W. Mark St, Winona, MN 55987
192-6364JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF A VOLCANO – TEACHING WITH A 3-D VIRTUAL VOLCANO SIMULATION: PARHAM, Thomas L. Jr1, BOUDREAUX, Hollie2, BIBLE, Paul2, STELLING, Pete3, CRUZ-NIERA, Carolina2, CERVATO, Cinzia4, and GALLUS, William A. Jr5, (1) Geological & Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, 253 Science I, Ames, IA 50011, tparhamjr@gmail.com, (2) Computer Science, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 537 Cajundome Boulevard, Lafayette, LA 70506, (3) Geology, Western Washington University, 516 High St, Bellingham, WA 98225, (4) Dept. of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State Univ, 253 Science I, Ames, IA 50011, (5) Dept. of Geological & Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, 253 Science I, Ames, IA 50011
192-7365EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES PROVIDED BY INTERNET-ACCESSIBLE MONITORING DATA FROM THE PU‘U ‘Ō‘Ō ERUPTIVE VENT, KĪLAUEA VOLCANO, HAWAI‘I: POLAND, Michael P.1, TOWNSON, Reid1, ANTOLIK, Loren2, BROOKS, Benjamin A.3, and FOSTER, James H.3, (1) Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, U.S. Geological Survey, 51 Crater Rim Drive, Hawaii National Park, HI 96718-0051, mpoland@usgs.gov, (2) RCUH, University of Hawaii, 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite 200, Honolulu, HI 96822, (3) School of Ocean and Earth Science Technology, University of Hawaii, 1680 East-West Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822
192-8366USING GOOGLE MAPS TO INTRODUCE GEOLOGIC CONCEPTS ON THE USGS VOLCANO HAZARDS PROGRAM WEBSITES: VENEZKY, Dina, U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, MS 910, Menlo Park, CA 94025, dvenezky@usgs.gov, WILKINSON, Stuart, U.S. Geological Survey, PO Box 726, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, and BROOKS, Suzanna, Westmont High School, 4805 Westmont Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008
192-9367MBC(1.7): A VISUAL BASIC CODE TO CALCULATE BULK COMPOSITION OF ROCKS FROM CHEMISTRY AND VOLUME PROPORTIONS OF THE PHASES: ABU-ALAM, Tamer S. and STÜWE, Kurt, Erdwissenschaften, Universität Graz (Universitätsplatz 2, A-8010 GRAZ, Austria, Graz, A-8010, Austria, tamer.abu-alam@uni-graz.at
192-10368C-CHANGE IN GEES: OPEN LICENSING OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY RESOURCES IN GEOGRAPHY, EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES: SANDERS, Michael1, KNIGHT, Yolande1, GEDYE, Sharon1, and KING, Helen L.2, (1) GEES Subject Centre, University of Plymouth, Buckland House, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom, (2) Higher Education Consultant, 8419 Porter Lan, Alexandria, VA 22308, helen@helenkingconsultancy.co.uk
192-11369THINKING GLOBALLY, TEACHING LOCALLY: RESOURCES FOR LOOKING AT LOCAL LANDSCAPE CHANGE AND HUMAN POPULATION IN GOOGLE EARTH: SELKIN, Peter A.1, WETZSTEIN, Lia2, and MASURA, Julie E.2, (1) Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, University of Washington Tacoma, 1900 Commerce Street Box 358436, Tacoma, WA 98402, paselkin@u.washington.edu, (2) IAS / Environmental Science, University of Washington Tacoma, 1900 Commerce Street, Tacoma, WA 98402
192-12370USING GIS AND GOOGLE EARTH TO EXPLORE WATERSHEDS' RESPONSE TO NATURAL DISASTERS: HUTH, Anne K., Science Education Solutions, 4200 W. Jemez Rd., Suite 301-22, Synergy Center, Los Alamos, NM 87544, HALL, Michelle K., Science Education Solutions, 4200 W Jemez Rd, Suite 301-22, Los Alamos, NM 87544, hall@scieds.com, WALKER, C. Scott, Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, and MAYHEW, Michael A., Synoptic, LLC, 42 Island Edge Dr, Ocean City, MD 21842
192-13371USING GOOGLE EARTH TO EXAMINE METROPOLITAN AIR POLLUTION: URBAN, Michael J., Division of Professional Studies, University of Maine at Machias, 9 O'Brien Avenue, Machias, ME 04654, michael.urban@maine.edu
192-14372PROTOTYPING A GEOLOGY LAYER FOR GOOGLE EARTH: SCHOTT, Ronald C., Department of Geosciences, Fort Hays State University, FHSU Geosciences, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601, rschott@outcrop.org
192-15373GEOLOG: 4.6 BILLION YEARS OF EARTH HISTORY, ONE MINUTE AT A TIME: BRANDT, Danita S., Department of Geological Sciences, Michigan State University, Associate Chair, East Lansing, MI 48824, brandt@msu.edu
192-16374FossilPlot 2.0: A NEW ONLINE DATABASE DESIGNED FOR TEACHING PALEONTOLOGY CONTENT TO UNDERGRADUATES: TAPANILA, Leif1, QU, Hongjie2, THOMASON, Carrie3, and AMES, Daniel P.2, (1) Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, 921 S. 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83209-8072, tapaleif@isu.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, 995 University Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402, (3) Geosciences, Idaho State University, 921 S 8th Ave, Stop 8072, Pocatello, ID 83209-8072
192-17375UNIVERSITY GEOLOGY COLLECTIONS: AN UNTAPPED RESOURCE: MOLINEUX, Ann, Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory, Texas Natural Science Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78758, annm@austin.utexas.edu
192-18376NEW VIRTUAL TOOLS FOR SUPPORTING ONLINE COMMUNITIES OF EDUCATORS: FOX, Sean P., MANDUCA, Cathryn A., and KIRK, Karin B., Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, kkirk@serc.carleton.edu
192-19377TEACHING WITH GOOGLE EARTH - AN ONLINE GUIDE FOR EDUCATORS: RICHARD, Glenn A., Mineral Physics Institute, Stony Brook University, Earth & Space Sciences Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2100, Glenn.Richard@sunysb.edu and KIRK, Karin B., Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057
192-20378VIRTUAL FIELDWORK AND TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: DUGGAN-HAAS, Don1, KISSEL, Richard A.1, BESEMER, Christine2, PERRY, Sara3, BUCKLER, Carlyn3, and ROSS, Robert M.3, (1) Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, dad55@cornell.edu, (2) Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850, (3) Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

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