Spring meeting press conferences

to long-term radioactive waste storage at Yucca Mountain; and Cathryn Manduca will describe an unusual county-wide geological atlas used to prevent groundwater degradation. Panel:
Jill S. Schneiderman, Associate Professor of Geology and Geography, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
David Applegate, Director of Government Affairs & Acting Editor, Geotimes, American Geological Institute, Alexandria, Virginia
Allison Macfarlane, Social Science Research Council-MacArthur Foundation Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cathryn A. Manduca, Director, Keck Geology Consortium, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota (Session U32B)


8:00 AM
Incorporating Place and Culture in Geoscience Education
All ethnic minority groups in North America are poorly represented in both the academic and professional study and practice of the Earth Sciences. Fortunately, many efforts are underway to increase minority participation in the geosciences. This is most often accomplished through the incorporation of place-based, culturally specific knowledge, and understanding of the local environment and geologic setting into the teaching of Earth Science. The panelists will highlight the successes of these programs, ongoing strategies that are under development, and continuing problems that face minority students in the Earth Sciences. Panel:
Stephen C. Semken, Director, Navajo Dryland Environments Laboratory, Din College, Shiprock, Navajo Nation, New Mexico
Eric Riggs, Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California
(Session ED42A)

9:00 AM
The Integrated Carbon Cycle: Introducing a New National Plan
Panelists will discuss recent advances in understanding regional and global carbon budgets using atmospheric, oceanic, and terrestrial measurements. Highlights will include assessments of oceanic and terrestria

Contact: Harvey Leifert
American Geophysical Union

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

Related biology news :

1. Spring through fall, cities are greener longer than neighboring rural regions
2. Springtime blooms seen earlier now than in the past, say Boston University biologists
3. Springer - A solution to water pollution?
4. 2002 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings
5. LabNotes - Spring 2001
6. 2000 Spring Meeting: Sessions and abstracts online
7. 2000 Spring Meeting press registration
8. Media Advisory: 1999 Spring Meeting -- Updated Press Conference Schedule
9. 1999 Spring Meeting: Information For Media Representatives
10. Biologist Wins Simon Fraser University Controversy Prize For Silent Spring Of The 90s
11. Press Events At Spring Meeting

Post Your Comments:

(Date:10/29/2015)... Oct. 29, 2015  The J. Craig Venter Institute ... "DNA Synthesis and Biosecurity: Lessons Learned and Options for ... Health and Human Services guidance for synthetic biology providers ... --> --> Synthetic ... the potential to pose unique biosecurity threats. It now ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... , Oct. 29, 2015  Connected health pioneer, ... the explosion of technology-enabled health and wellness, and the ... book, The Internet of Healthy Things ... or smartphones even existed, Dr. Kvedar, vice president, Connected ... health care delivery, moving care from the hospital or ...
(Date:10/27/2015)... In the present market scenario, security is ... industry verticals such as banking, healthcare, defense, electronic gadgets, ... for secure & simplified access control and growing rate ... of bank accounts, misuse of users, , and so ... laptops, and smartphones are expected to provide potential opportunities ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:11/30/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... M.D., will join physicians, aesthetic practitioners and aesthetics professionals from Central America and ... to be held in Panama City, Panama Feb. 17-19, 2016. Testart will present ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE: BIOA ), ... joined the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, alongside more ... standing with the Obama Administration to demonstrate an ongoing commitment ... outcome to the COP21 Paris climate ... Sarnia, Canada . --> BioAmber ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... Spherix Incorporated (Nasdaq: SPEX ) an ... and monetization of intellectual property, today provided an ... to create shareholder value. Anthony ... on published reports, the total addressable market of ... Spherix will seek to secure fair and reasonable ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... -- HUYA Bioscience International, the leader in accelerating global development ... announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ... between KDDF and HUYA with the ultimate goal of ... the global market. China,s ... preclinical and clinical stage compounds. The company advances the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: