89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Poster Session 1: Educational Initiatives Poster Session

Monday, 12 January 2009: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Cochairs:  Marianne J. Hayes, AMS Education Resource Educator and Kathleen A. Murphy, AMS Education Resource Educator
Assessment of the Needs for Training Teachers in the American Red Cross Masters of Disaster Curriculum
Alan E. Stewart, University of Georgia, Athens, GA ; and D. L. Walters

“Implementing Online Ocean Studies in a traditional, lecture-only classroom using a “Lecture Tutorial” format
David J. Ludwikoski, The Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

James A. Brey, Univ. of Wisconsin Fox Valley, Menasha, WI; and R. S. Weinbeck, J. M. Moran, I. W. Geer, E. J. Hopkins, E. W. Mills, D. R. Smith, and B. A. Blair

A field oriented introduction to Online Ocean Studies
Patricia Ann Crews, Florida Community College of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL; and R. Sessions

The importance of online ocean studies for circumarctic communities
John J. Kelley, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK; and D. W. Norton, C. Madison, C. Gering, C. Lott, and H. Olson

G 210 Oceanography course at Indiana University Northwest
Zoran Kilibarda, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN

Using Conceptests in online oceanography classes
Mary Beck, Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL

Oceanography Online Course
Farnosh Saeedi, Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY

Implementation of Online Ocean Studies at Amarillo College

Ocean studies on an inland sea

AMS Ocean Studies in the community college environment
Lynn D. Millwood, Mountain View College, Dallas, TX

Teaching oceanography in a desert
Rick Wiedenmann, New Mexico State University – Carlsbad, Carlsbad, NM

Online weather studies at Gavilan: year three
Andrew H. Van Tuyl, Gavilan College, Gilroy, CA

The Louisiana Lower Atmosphere Research Collaborative (LaLARC)
Boniface J. Mills, Univ. of Louisiana, Monroe, LA ; and A. T. Case Hanks, S. Chenoweth, and A. D. Feig

Online Oceanography alternative science course for St. Philip's College, San Antonio, TX
Carmen Nava-Fischer, St. Philip's College, San Antonio, TX

Developing climate change modules for middle and high schools on the Pacific Ocean-southern California climate connection
Pedro Ramirez, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; and S. LaDochy and W. C. Patzert

The Estimation of Wind Shear Hazard Index Using the Airborne Doppler Radar as a Laboratory Module for CCLI Project
Yasuko Umemoto, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Atmospheric Radar Research Center, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Y. Zhang, K. Brewster, T. Y. Yu, and M. Yeary

Educational access to the United States Precision Lightning Network (USPLN) data
Christopher G. Herbster, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; and K. Rauenzahn


Applying LEAD in NCAS Weather Camp
Michael Mogil, How the Weatherworks, Naples, FL; and D. K. Bond, S. St. Gerard, E. Joseph, D. V. R. Morris, S. Yalda, T. Baltzer, and S. Marru

Online Weather and Ocean Studies on the Rolling Plains of West Texas
Troy Lilly, Western Texas College, Snyder, TX

AMS Ocean Studies at Honolulu Community College

Challenges Integrating AMS Ocean Studies into an existing program
David Grant, Brookdale Community College, Sandy Hook, NJ


Implementing AMS Ocean Studies at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Janice Cooley, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gautier, MS

AMS Weather Studies And AMS Ocean Studies: Dynamic Undergraduate Geoscience Courses for Distance Education Programs
James A. Brey, University of Wisconsin Fox Valley, Menasha, WI; and I. W. Geer, J. M. Moran, R. S. Weinbeck, E. W. Mills, B. A. Blair, E. J. Hopkins, and T. P. Kiley Jr.

Engaging undergraduates in Ocean-Atmosphere experiments: From teaching to research and outreach
Amit Tandon, Univ. of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth, MA; and L. Illari and J. Marshall

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
Personal Forecasting: A Compacted Course in Meteorology for Non-Traditional Non-Science Students

Teaching science teachers about Masters of Disaster
Alan E. Stewart, University of Georgia, Athens, GA ; and S. Oliver, J. Knox, P. Schneider, and D. Walters

Lightning and Lightning Safety—NOAA's Efforts to Promote a Better Understanding of this Underrated Killer

Education outreach from a NWS field office: "no one left behind"
Robert P. Wanton, NOAA/NWS, Mt. Holly, NJ

Promoting Authentic Student Research Using MYNASA DATA
John D. Moore, Burlington County Institute of Technology, Medford, NJ; and L. H. Chambers and S. W. Moore

Deep Earth Academy: connecting the classroom with the ocean floor
Michael J. Passow, Dwight Morrow HS and NESTA, Englewood, NJ; and L. Peart and S. Katz Cooper

Flood risk factors taught using "hands-on" table top watershed/floodplain model
David W. Chapman, Okemos High School, Okemos, MI; and M. L. Walton

No, we didn't always have computers:history in the atmospheric science classroom
Kristine C. Harper, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and S. Yalda

NOAA NWS Training Program in Climate Services
Marina M. Timofeyeva, UCAR, Boulder, CO and NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

Not so lost in translation: bringing science to decision-makers through the Carolinas Coastal Climate Outreach Initiative
Jessica C. Whitehead, South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium/North Carolina Sea Grant, Charleston, SC; and R. H. Bacon, J. F. Thigpen, G. Carbone, and K. Dow

Climate Discovery Online Courses for Educators from the National Center for Atmospheric Research
Sandra Henderson, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Johnson, D. L. Ward, K. Meymaris, E. Gardiner, B. Hatheway, and R. Russell