2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (31 October 3 November 2010)
Session No. 154 Tuesday, 2 November 2010
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Room 503

T22. Exposing Myths and Misrepresentations of Climate Change and Evolution Science: Strategies and Case Studies for Geoscientists, Educators, Policy Makers, and the Press (GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; American Quaternary Association (AMQUA); GSA Geobiology & Geomicrobiology Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Geoscience Education Division; International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA); National Association of Geoscience Teachers; Paleontological Society)

George T. Stone, Michael E. Mann and Andrew M. Buddington, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
154-18:00 AM FROM WORDS TO ACTION: NOT A "BUSINESS AS USUAL" APPROACH TO CLIMATE CHANGE COMMUNICATION: CHANDLER, Mark, Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Columbia University, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025, mac59@columbia.edu
154-28:20 AM FIGHTING A STRONG HEADWIND: CHALLENGES IN COMMUNICATING THE SCIENCE OF CLIMATE CHANGE: MANN, M.E., Department of Meteorology, Pennsylvania State University, 523 Walker Building, University Park, PA 16802, mann@psu.edu
154-38:35 AM THE MYTH OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY SOLAR FORCING: WIGLEY, Tom M.L., National Center for Atmospheric Research, P.O. Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307-3000, wigley@ucar.edu
154-48:55 AM MISREPRESENTATIONS OF SARGASSO SEA TEMPERATURES BY ARTHUR B. ROBINSON ET AL: BOSLOUGH, Mark B., Sandia National Laboratories, PO Box 5800, MS 1326, Albuquerque, NM 87185-1326, mbeb@unm.edu and KEIGWIN, Lloyd D., Geology & Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 266 Woods Hole Rd, MS# 08, Woods Hole, MA 02543
154-59:10 AM CONSERVATION OF MASS AND ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE: IDENTIFYING AND IMPROVING STUDENTS' MISUNDERSTANDINGS OF BUDGETS: CERVATO, Cinzia, Dept. of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, 253 Science I, Ames, IA 50011, cinzia@iastate.edu, REICHERT, Collin, Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, and LARSEN, Michael D., Biostatistics Center and Dept of Statistics, George Washington University, 6110 Executive Blvd, Ste 750, Rockville, MD 20852
154-69:25 AM ANTHROPOGENIC VERSUS VOLCANIC CO2: MYTHS AND MISREPRESENTATIONS: GERLACH, Terrence M., Cascades Volcano Observatory, U.S. Geological Survey, 1300 SE Cardinal Ct, Suite 100, Vancouver, WA 98683-9589, tgerlach@usgs.gov
154-79:40 AM ASK A GEOLOGIST: PERCEIVED IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE EARTH SCIENCE COMMUNITY: TURNER, Sheldon P., Institute for the Study of Environment, Sustainability, and Energy, Northern Illinois University, 321 Health Services Building, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 48824, sheldonpturner@gmail.com and DROST, Robert E., Geocognition Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, Department of Geological Sciences, 206 Natural Science, East Lansing, MI 48824
 9:55 AM Break
154-810:10 AM DENIALISM IN THE CLASSROOM: HOW TO TEACH STUDENTS WHO REJECT SCIENCE: NEWTON, Steven F., National Center for Science Education, 420 40th St., Suite 2, Oakland, CA 94609, newton@ncse.com
154-910:30 AM CREATIONIST TACTICS IN MISREPRESENTING THE SCIENCE OF EVOLUTION: SCOTT, Eugenie C., National Center for Science Education, 420 40th St, #2, Oakland, CA 94609, scott@ncse.com
154-1010:45 AM A RATIONAL IMPERATIVE: THE LIGHT OF REASON MUST ILLUMINATE REALITY AND DISPEL RESURGENT SHADOWS OF THE DARK AGES: STONE, George T., Physical Science, Milwaukee Area Technical College, 700 West State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443, stoneg@matc.edu
154-1111:00 AM UNDERSTANDING THEORIES: EXPLICITLY TEACHING THE PROCESS OF SCIENCE TO ADDRESS COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS: EGGER, Anne E.1, CARPI, Anthony2, and LENTS, Nathan H.2, (1) Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Building 320, Stanford, CA 94305-2115, annegger@stanford.edu, (2) Department of Sciences, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York, 445 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019
154-1211:15 AM SAVING THE BEST FOR LAST: ADDRESSING SUBJECTS OF PUBLIC CONTROVERSY BY ANSWERING QUESTIONS FIRST AND PLACING CONCLUSIONS IN SCIENTIFIC CONTEXT: PHILLIPS, Michael A., Natural Sciences, Illinois Valley Community College, 815 N. Orlando Smith Ave, Oglesby, IL 61348-9692, mike_phillips@ivcc.edu
154-1311:30 AM WHEN CLEAR PRESENTATION ISN'T ENOUGH: THE NEED FOR A PARADIGM SHIFT IN SCIENCE ADVOCACY: DAVIDSON, Gregg R., Geology & Geological Engineering, University of Mississippi, Carrier 118, University, MS 38677, davidson@olemiss.edu and WOLGEMUTH, Ken, Wolgemuth & Associates, LLC, 9910 South 66th East Ave, Tulsa, OK 74133
154-1411:45 AM A GEOSCIENTIST'S PERCEPTION: UNDERSTANDING (AND CHALLENGING?) SPECIFIC CHRISTIAN RESISTANCE TO GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE: GREER, Penny and DURBIN, James M., Department of Geology and Physics, The University of Southern Indiana, 8600 University Blvd, Evansville, IN 47712, greerpen@gmail.com

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