Augmented reality: How does it impact equality in education?

Trey Lee While the act of learning is commonly associated with classrooms, recent years have seen educators searching for new ways outside of the classroom to engage with students and promote learning. This has become recognized as informal education. Informal learning experiences rarely focus on teaching specific knowledge and skills, but instead concentrate on trying … Continue reading Augmented reality: How does it impact equality in education?

What do climate models tell us about the future of ridges over the pacific northwest?

Graham Taylor In mid-June of 2021, weather forecasters in the Pacific Northwest saw an extraordinary area of high pressure build in the upper atmosphere weeks out in weather models. Given the decaying accuracy of weather models more than a week or so in the future, this potentially record breaking feature was assumed to be part … Continue reading What do climate models tell us about the future of ridges over the pacific northwest?

Getting the Most Bang For Your Conservation Buck

OCT. 15, 2020 by TINA MOZELEWSKI Editor's Note: This is a guest post from Tina Mozelewski, a Ph.D. student in North Carolina State University's (NCSU) Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources and 2018-2019 Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Global Change Research Fellow. This blog is reposted with permission from the Climate Impacts Blog hosted by … Continue reading Getting the Most Bang For Your Conservation Buck

The Future is Waiting, Just Around the Riverbend

DEC. 13, 2018 THE EDITORIAL BOARD [MICHELLE STAUDINGER, ADRIENNE WOOTTEN, MEAGHAN GUCKIAN, EZRA MARKOWITZ, CLAY TUCKER, ELSITA KIEKEBUSCH, TONI KLEMM, LINDSEY MIDDLETON, CAIT ROTTLER] Photo credit: Interesting Pennsylvania and Beyond. In 2012, a group of bright- eyed students and post-docs gathered at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest in Blue River, Oregon, to learn about climate change, … Continue reading The Future is Waiting, Just Around the Riverbend

The Power of Policy: A Canadian Perspective

JULY 16, 2018 - MONICA HARVEY Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Platform. Photo: Natural Resources Canada I started my career in a technical field completing a Bachelor of Science in Honours Chemistry with a focus on environmental chemistry and a final year thesis in atmospheric chemistry. After working at an environmental consulting company, I returned to school … Continue reading The Power of Policy: A Canadian Perspective

Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Fellows Retreat

JUN 18, 2018     JAMIE MOSEL Photo: Jeanne Brown As a first year PhD student, being a part of the Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center is a spectacular learning opportunity. Each month, I’m able to participate in meetings and seminars, to learn about the work of other researchers and students, and to improve my own research and … Continue reading Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Fellows Retreat

Visualizing uncertainty

JUN 4, 2018     ELSITA KIEKEBUSCH Photo: Elsita Kiekebusch “Science is so, so visual!” – Neil McCoy Many of us in the early-career phase have trained long and hard in the skills necessary to “do science”.  We’ve practiced experimental design, statistical analysis, and manuscript writing. But we haven’t been formally trained to communicate our science outside of … Continue reading Visualizing uncertainty

Finding mentors and making it work long-distance: Perspectives from an NSF GRIP Intern

MAR 27, 2018    by DEIDRE JAEGER Deidre monitoring a green ash tree and downloading accelerometer sensor data in a residential yard in Boulder, CO, November, 2017. Today my colleague asked me, “are you going to test these sensors on a tree up in the mountains so you can go somewhere out-of-town?” My response was, “Nope, I’m putting … Continue reading Finding mentors and making it work long-distance: Perspectives from an NSF GRIP Intern