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2020 SOS Workshop Presentations

Plenary


Day 1  

Dr. Carrie McDougall, Senior Program Manager, NOAA Office of Education
Rear Admiral Tim Gallaudet, Ph.D., USN Ret. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere & Deputy NOAA Administrator

Day 2

Updates from the NOAA SOS Boulder Team

SOS: How the choreography of our contemplation completes a portrait of our distress
Lars Jan, Director, Artist, Writer, and Activist


Day 3

Science On a Sphere: The Creation Story
Dr. Sandy MacDonald, inventor of SOS and Retired Director of NOAA’s Earth System Research Lab

 

 

Lightning Talks


Christie-Joy Hartman, Dhanuska Wijesinghe, & Christy Bradburn, James Madison University
 
Daphne Cook, Metropolitan Community College
 
William Shuart and Robert Tombes, Virginia Commonwealth University
 
Md Aftab Hussain, Srikrishna Science Centre, Patna, NCSM 

Kathryn Semmens, Nurture Nature Center 
 
Emily Yam & Staci Wong, Aquarium of the Pacific
 
Joe Witte, Aquent/Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
 
Maurice Henderson, NASA

Beth Russell, NOAA Boulder/CIRES
 
Stephen Zepecki, NOAA’s Office of Education
 
Kate Raisz, 42 Degrees North Media
 
Rafael de Ameller, NOAA's Satellite Visualization Laboratory 

 

 

Breakout Sessions


Teaching the Teachers: Providing Data Visualization Summer Institutes 
Denice Blair & Amanda Tickner, Michigan State University


Building Data Visualization Capacity in an Environment Transformed by COVID‐19th 
Vetria L. Byrd, Purdue University


On the Front Lines with the Underserved: Educating Through Crisis
Daphne Cook, Metropolitian Community College


Active Remote Learning: SOS Explorer mobile and supplemental technologies for K-12 students
Nicholas Corcoran, The Wild Center


Applying and Modifying NOAA Satellite Environmental Data 
Rafael DeAmeller, Tim Loomis, & Vivek Goel, NOAA Visualization Laboratory


Turning the Tide on Plastic
Paolo Degiovanni, Museo delle Scienze


Keeping it local: how to access the climate data of your own backyard
Thomas DiLiberto, NOAA Climate Program Office


Role of Science City, Kolkata in communicating Science to masses using SOS
Subha Sankar Ghosh, Science City, Kolkata


Innovation in the time of COVID
Eric Hackathorn, NOAA SOS Boulder


It's Getting Hot in Here: The Story of Arctic Sea Ice Loss
Mars Knight, Science Central


Tiny Tutorials: Supporting virtual learning by making data more accessible
Bekkah Lampe, NOAA Office of Education


@NOAASatellites Greatest Hits of 2020: Best Social Media Practices
Sara Leeds & Lyric Prince, NOAA Visualization Laboratory


From Fieldwork to Prediction: How scientists forecast Red Tide events
Terry McTigue, Lizhen Li, & Steve Kibler, NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science


Grabbing Real-time Data From Anywhere to Enhance Your Visualization
Thomas Quayle & Nathan Wells, Clark Planetarium


Cartography of Contentment
Bob Raynolds & KaChun Yu, Denver Museum of Nature and Science


Best Practices for science communication with high stakes audiences: Visualizing data from the National Geodetic Survey
Brian Shaw, NOAA National Geodetic Survey


Attractive shows for SOS
Amitabah Singh, Srikrishna Science Centre 


Using NASA Earth Observations (NEO) for Spherical Display Systems
Andi Thomas, NASA 


SOS Explorer: Creating Interpretative Programming with Virtual Reach
Justin Umholtz, Mokupāpapa Discovery Center 


Slide to the Left: Using Microsoft PowerPoint for Entry-Level Dataset Creation
Nick VanAcker, Michigan State University 


Integrating SOS Technology in the K‐12 Classroom
Rachel Wellman & Lauren Butcher, Palm Beach County School District