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American Geosciences Institute
Leadership Forum 2012

“Media and the Geosciences: Trends and Tools for Publication, Education, and Outreach”

Monday, September 10, 2012
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
1307 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC

Conference Summary


Selected presentations are available below.


Ann Benbow - Education, Outreach and Development Director, American Geosciences Institute
eTextbooks: What can they bring to geoscience education?

Susan Buhr - Education Program Director, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado
National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT): Teaching tools and examples in Earth sciences


Stewart Wills - Editorial Director, Web and New Media, Science Magazine
Journal Publishing in a Networked Age

Alex Speer - Executive Director, Mineralogical Society of America
The Many Flavors of Open Access for the Geosciences, their Future Depends on Who Treats

Big Data

Lee Allison - Arizona State Geologist, Arizona State Geological Survey
Large Geoscience Databases: Big Data

Sharon Tahirkheli - Information Systems Director, American Geosciences Institute
GeoRef and Beyond: Integration with Mass Media


Callan Bentley - Assistant Professor of Geology, Northern Virginia Community College
Why bother blogging geoscience?

Tim Herzog - Open Data Specialist, World Bank
Using Apps for Open Data

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