87th AMS Annual Meeting

Poster Session 1: Poster Session

Sunday, 14 January 2007: 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Chairs:  Marianne J. Hayes, AMS Education Resource Educator and Kathleen A. Murphy, AMS Education Resource Educator
Weather & Climate Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Geography and Geology

Utilizing GLOBE as an Inquiry-Based Teaching Strategy in the Shenandoah Valley
M.K. Handley, James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA; and M. Fenzel, M. Blanchard, and C. J. Brodrick

Using Historic Events in Teaching the AMS Online Meteorology Course
Lallie F. Scott, Northeastern State Univ., Tahlequah, OK

The Role of Government in Meteorological and Oceanographic Education

Teaching Online Weather at Gavilan College
Andrew H. Van Tuyl, Gavilan College, Gilroy, CA

Teaching Online Ocean Studies at Sacramento City College, Sacramento, California
Michael Hunter, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA

Teaching meteorological instrumentation on the cruise liner Explorer of the Seas
Bruce Albrecht, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and S. Vargus, I. Jo, C. Maxwell, L. Farmer, and E. Williams

Teaching elementary students about climate variability through the Globe Program
William R. Huskin, Central Bucks School District, Doylestown, PA

Supporting research efforts through enhanced education and hands-on learning: Issues of data quality and quantity
Lauren Bodenhamer, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. Postawko, M. Morrissey, and M. Koeka

SPaRCE (Schools of the Pacific Rainfall Climate Experiment): Fifteen years of integrating research and education
Melissa Koeka, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. Postawko, L. Bodenhamer, and M. Morrissey

SOAP: An undergraduate education and research program to measure and understand the climatology of storms in Southeast Texas
Courtney Schumacher, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and K. Brugman, L. Hopper, and C. Hernandez

SERC resources for weather and climate educators
Bill Bruihler, Science Education Resource Center, Northfield, MN

Results of the initial offering of Online Ocean Studies at Palo Alto College
Glen S. Tanck, Palo Alto College, San Antonio, TX

Professional Development for Undergraduate Minority Meteorology Students Through the NOAA Educational Partnership with Minority Serving Institutions
John L. Shoemake Sr., Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and M. D. Benjamin, S. L. Dixon, K. D. Hair, M. L. Jones, and Q. D. Jones

Overcoming inertia: Building acceptance of and interest in new meteorology and oceanography courses
David M. Lawrence, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, VA

Online Ocean Course at Columbus State University

OK-WARN: Oklahoma Weather Alert Remote Notification
Vincent T. Wood, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

Poster PDF (191.5 kB)
Laboratory Exercises for Enhancing Alaska Pacific University's online oceanography courses
Richard L. Myers Jr., Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK

Introducing Online Ocean Studies at a large urban community college
Alta S. Cate, Houston Community College, Central Campus, Houston, TX

Integration of Globe Protocols Across the High School Science Curriculum
Michael Jaycox, Rockingham County Public Schools, Harrisonburg, VA; and R. Kohrs and D. Zook

Initiating Introduction of Online Weather Studies

Implementing AMS Online Weather Studies and Online Ocean Studies at Columbia Union College
Serhii Kalynovskyi, Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, MD

Implementation Process of Online Ocean Studies Course for Non-Science Major Students
Valentina S. David, Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, FL

Implementation of the AMS Online Ocean Studies into the distance course in Ocean Observing
Alexander V. Soloviev, Nova Southeastern Univ., Dania Beach, FL; and M. A. Tinsley and J. Dougan

Implementation of AMS Online Ocean Studies Course at CCSN, Las Vegas, Nevada
Barbara Graham, College Southern Nevada, North Las Vegas, NV

Hurricanes and the Collapse of the Georgetown Rice Culture
Everett Spell, Columbia College, Columbia, SC; and M. Griffin

First-time teaching of online oceanography at a small community college
Michael T. Leach, 1500 North 3rd Street, Grants, NM

Poster PDF (44.3 kB)
Expanding Science Courses with Meteorology at Kapi`olani Community College

Crafting an entertaining and informative weather display at the Lubbock Science Spectrum
Mark R. Conder, NOAA/NWSFO, Lubbock, TX; and J. Weaver, S. Cobb, B. Lamarre, G. Skwira, C. Hill, E. Calianese, L. Vannozzi, and J. Hickman

Poster PDF (1.8 MB)
Convective Initiation in New Jersey (through student professional development)
Paul J. Croft, Kean Univ., Union, NJ; and S. L. Koenigstein, J. Lewis, R. Matthews, M. C. Rod, and M. Szczepanski

An earth science hands-on activity based on Hurricane Katrina
Pedro Ramirez, California State University, Los Angeles, CA; and S. LaDochy and W. C. Patzert

Poster PDF (394.7 kB)
AMS Online Weather Studies Course at Gallaudet University
Henry David Snyder, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC

AMS Online Oceanography: implementation and delivery at the community college level
John M. Patterson, Paul D. Camp Community Collete, Suffolk, VA

Study of Environmental Factors Contributing to Severity of Wildfires in Volusia County, Florida
Rachelle Aupperle, Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, FL; and V. S. David

Probabilistic forecasting and the future of meteorology: Training for changing roles

Preparing college students for On-Line Weather Studies
Melanie Patton Renfrew, Los Angeles Harbor College, Wilmington, CA

Practicality in Teaching Weather
Dahwei Chang, College of the Southwest, Hobbs, NM

Poster-Connecting weather to the environment: A short course on watersheds for weather broadcasters
Joseph Lamos, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and M. Kelsch, D. Owens, D. Sliter, and S. Espinoza

Education and Climate
Ricardo J. Morales De Jesús, Univ. of Puerto Rico, San Juan

Poster PDF (561.8 kB)
Building Diversity in Meteorological Education in Texas Universities
Mary Jo Richardson, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and R. Orville

Meeting the weather and ocean education challenges in New York State
Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School/Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY; and J. R. Ebert and W. Powell

Conveying Global Circulation Patterns in HDTV
Ned Gardiner, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY; and J. J. Janowiak