92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Poster Session 1 Poster Session

Monday, 23 January 2012: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Hall E (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: 21st Symposium on Education
Cochairs:  Teresa Eastburn, NCAR and Kathleen A. Murphy, AMS Education Resource Educator
Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Related Sciences and University Living-Learning Communities
Robert V. Rohli, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA; and T. A. Joyner and A. M. Trevino

The PRE-Depression Investigation of Cloud-Systems in the Tropics (PREDICT) Field Campaign: Educational Perspectives of Early Career Scientists
Clark Evans, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI; and H. M. Archambault, J. M. Cordeira, C. L. Fritz, T. J. Galarneau Jr., S. Gjorgjievska, K. S. Griffin, A. Johnson, W. Komaromi, S. Monette, P. Muradyan, B. Murphy, M. Riemer, J. Sears, D. Stern, B. Tang, and S. Thompson

Investigating the Earth System Using Real-World Data Through AMS Ocean, Weather, and Climate Studies
James A. Brey, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC; and I. W. Geer, R. S. Weinbeck, E. W. Mills, and K. A. Nugnes

Opening the Technological Black Box: Meteorology and Technology Education At Valparaiso University
Kevin H. Goebbert, Valparaiso Univ., Valparaiso, IN; and T. M. Bals-Elsholz, A. Stepanek, C. A. Clark, and B. J. Wolf

Standing up to Be Heard: Student Presentations At Valparaiso University
Teresa M. Bals-Elsholz, Valparaiso Univ., Valparaiso, IN; and C. A. Clark, K. H. Goebbert, and B. J. Wolf

A Documentary on the 2010 Hurricane Field Campaign to Inspire and Increase Interest in the Geosciences

The Summer Student Volunteer Program At NWS WFO Baltimore/Washington
Matthew R. Kramar, NWSFO Baltimore/Washington, Sterling, VA; and A. Woodcock, J. R. Klein, and S. Zubrick
Manuscript (899.9 kB)

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)

Preparing Middle School Teachers to Effectively Use Science Models to Support Learning about Climate, Weather, and Energy Topics
Morgan Brown Yarker, Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and C. O. Stanier, C. Forbes, and S. Park

American Weather and Climate Exposition (Weather Expo)
Miles S. Muzio, Weather Exposition of America, Bakersfield, CA; and E. Salna

Creating a Collaborative Journal Article in the Classroom: Lessons Learned

Exploring the Concept of a Mesoscale Desk
Michael W. Douglas, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

The Evolution of Earth System Science Education - FSU's Tale
Paul Ruscher, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and A. gallard and A. Kaepplinger

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)

ASCENT: Mentorship, Networking and Resources for Women in Atmospheric Science
Laura M. Edwards, DRI, Reno, NV; and A. G. Hallar, L. M. Avallone, and H. Thiry

A New Undergraduate Degree At San Jose State University: BS in Meteorology, Concentration in Climate Science
Alison F.C. Bridger, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, California; and E. Cordero

Poster PDF (747.8 kB)

Developing Climate Change Learning Modules for High School Educators
Patrick L. Lawrence, Univ. of Toledo, Toledo, OH; and K. Czajkowski

Contemplating Climate Change from an Alaskan Perspective
Andrea Evans, Dimond High School, Anchorage, AK; and B. Roth

“ECS School/Community Implementation Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers”
Diane Ryan, Prescott, AZ; and M. A. Winslow and T. L. Lake

Weather Science and Safety Workshops for K-8 Teachers in Georgia: 4 Years of Evaluation Data and Experience
Alan E. Stewart, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and J. A. Knox and A. L. Qureshi

South Florida's DataStreme Earth Climate System Outreach Program
Edward Williams, DataStreme Earth Climate System Group, Boynton Beach, FL; and M. Hall

American Meteorological Society's DataStreme Earth's Climate System - Implementation
Vanessa L. Van Sciver, Merchantville Elementary School, Merchantville, NJ; and S. Waldron, M. F. Boorstein, L. Bastiaans, D. Cammarota, E. Chavez, R. Henck, K. Bissonette, and K. Squicciarini

Development of Middle School Lesson Plans on Climate Change and Global Climate Models
Korey Southerland, Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and G. L. Mullendore, L. Munski, E. Harpster, and M. Baker

DataStreme Earth's Climate System in New Mexico
H. Turtle Haste, James Monroe Middle School, Albuquerque, NM; and D. Novak, M. Parsons, S. Smith, D. Archie, J. Crosby, D. Kann, C. Jones, and K. Jones

Minority Student Knowledge of and Interest in Geoscience Careers
Kathleen Sherman-Morris, Mississippi State Univ., Mississippi State, MS; and B. Bell, M. Brown, J. Dyer, K. McNeal, and J. Rodgers

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)

Climate C.H.A.N.G.E.: Concepts Having Anthropogenic & Natural Global Evidence - You Decide
Kathryn M. Haughn, Nazareth Academy, Wakefield, MA; and V. J. Ciarametaro, P. J. Erickson, S. Zhang, and L. Goncharenko

Poster PDF (314.8 kB)

Earth Gauge: Linking Weather, Environment and Climate
Sara Espinoza, The National Environmental Education Foundation, Washington, DC; and K. Kraus

Severe Storm Forecasting in a Summer Science Institute for Middle School Students
Richard Wagner, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO; and S. Ng

An Electronic Weather Wall in the High School Classroom
Jeffrey A. Yuhas, Concord-Carlisle Regional High School, Chelmsford, MA; and P. Bailey-Wells, B. Rich, A. Vejins, C. St. Francis, C. Donelan, and J. Avery

Climate Change Education in Florida
Nicolle J. Weis, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; and C. Morales, C. H. Paxton, and A. Feldman

Arizona DataStreme ECS
Diane Ryan, Prescott, AZ; and M. A. Winslow and T. L. Lake

Building a Network of Internships for a Diverse Geoscience Community
Rebecca Haacker-Santos, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and V. Sloan and R. Pandya

Career College for Tweens
Claire Waites, AMS Education, Daphne, AL

Online Weather Studies At Gavilan College
Andrew H. Van Tuyl, Gavilan College, Gilroy, CA

Training Lessons Learned in National Weather Service
LeRoy Spayd Jr., NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)

From Fires to Floods: How the NWS Office in Tucson, Arizona Increased Flash Flood Awareness After a Historic Wildfire Season
John J. Brost, NOAA/NWSFO Tucson, Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and G. Sampson, K. Drozd, E. Boyle, and R. Fliehman

Poster PDF (5.7 MB)

Taking Authentic Student Research to New Heights Through the International Students and Teacher Exchange Program (ISTEP)
Michael J. Passow, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University and Dwight Morrow High School, Palisades, NY; and S. L. Chan-Lee, B. M. Buckley, and G. R. Kowach

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Analysis of S'COOL Participant Ground Observations Vs. Corresponding Satellite Data: Cloud Layers
Sarah A. Crecelius, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, Virginia; and L. H. Chambers, T. M. Rogerson, and D. R. Doelling

"Snow Days Vs. Snow Fall" - Doing College Level Research with High School Students
Jeffrey A. Yuhas, Concord-Carlisle Regional High School, Chelmsford, MA; and A. Vejins and C. Donelan

National Weather Service and Nurture Nature Center - A Partnership for Flood Outreach
Patricia Wnek, NOAA/NWS/Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center, State College, PA; and P. Ahnert, W. Marosi, R. Kruzdlo, G. Szatkowski, R. Hogan Carr, and K. Brandes
Manuscript (209.9 kB)

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)

New Modules for Nasa's Global Climate Change Education (GCCE) Program: Sulfur Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide
Michael R. Witiw, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Everett, WA; and R. J. Myers and T. Schwerin

Engaging Youth to Understand Climate: The GLOBE Student Climate Research Campaign
Donna J. Charlevoix, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Tessendorf, J. Mackaro, G. Randolph, and R. Thomas

Hurricanes: Science and Society, a New Online Education Resource
G. Scowcroft, Univ. of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI; and I. Ginis, C. W. Knowlton, and R. M. Yablonsky

Impact of a Summer Research Experience on High School Students' Interest in and Understanding of Science
Donna J. Charlevoix, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Haacker-Santos and R. Pandya

Matching Technology to Audience Needs: Lessons Learned From the Carolinas Coastal Climate Outreach Initiative
Jessica C. Whitehead, South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, Charleston, SC; and R. H. Bacon, J. F. Thigpen, G. Carbone, K. Dow, and D. L. Tufford

Evaluating a Nationwide Summer Weather Camp Program
William Gregory Blumberg, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. Malla, D. V. Morris, and H. M. Mogil

Climate Literacy Syllabus Challenges for Select Private Sector Decision Makers
Jenny Dissen, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC/CICS, Asheville, NC; and K. Vincent and T. Houston