87th AMS Annual Meeting

Joint Session 3: Toward a Cyberinfrastructure for Education in Atmospheric and Related Sciences (Joint with 23rd Conference on IIPS and 16th Symposium on Education)

Tuesday, 16 January 2007: 3:30 PM-5:45 PM
206B (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Chairs:  Rajul Pandya, UCAR and Thomas M. Whittaker, SSEC/CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin
  3:30 PM
AIRNow Educational Tools: A Targeted Approach to Informing the Public About the Quality of the Air We Breathe
Scott A. Jackson, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and N. D. Conatser, J. E. White, T. Dye, R. A. Wayland, and P. Dickerson

  3:45 PM
Bridging the gap between Earth science and students: An integrated approach using NASA Earth science climate data
Erica J. Alston, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and L. H. Chambers, S. W. Moore, P. C. Oots, C. S. Phelps, and D. Diones


  4:00 PM
Toward weather/health education in online CPR classes
Margaret Lynn Fowke, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  4:15 PM
Interactive GIS-based Environmental Activities for K-12 Educators
Linda Parrish, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and T. DeLiberty and D. R. Legates

  4:30 PM
Offering Advanced Meteorology Education at a Distance: The COMET Planetary Boundary Layer Symposium
Bruce Muller, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and J. P. Lamos, B. C. Motta, and B. Greg

  4:45 PM
Web-based responder system for the geosciences
Perry J. Samson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and B. Van der Pluijm and S. Teasley

  5:00 PM
On-line meteorology textbooks for survey course on extreme weather
Perry J. Samson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and C. D. Ahrens

  5:15 PM
Reusable Content Objects (RCOs) for Science Education
Steve Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. Whittaker, T. Jasmine, and L. Howles

  5:30 PM
Concluding Remarks