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Agenda & Presentations

Field Education and Support by the UNAVCO GAGE Facility
UNAVCO, 6350 Nautilus Drive, Boulder, Colorado
November 17-18, 2014
Agenda [pdf]

Related Reports and Papers

Future of Undergraduate Geoscience Education Summit Report 2014 [pdf]
Report to the President: Engage to Excel: 1 million STEM grads 2012 [pdf]
Rising Above the Gathering Storm Revisited 2010 [pdf]
Mogk - Field Notes [pdf]
Mogk - Get Ready Get Set Go on a Field Trip - GSA 2011 [pdf]
Mogk, Gooodwin - Learning in the Field - GSA 2012 [pdf]
TLS Field Course Manual - IU field camp - Douglas [pdf]
TLS Field course draft activity sheet [pdf]

Monday, November 17

8:10 Meet in hotel lobby for travel to UNAVCO
8:30 Arrive at UNAVCO; breakfast
9:00 Introduction to the workshop; welcome from M. Miller, UNAVCO president
9:05 Group introductions
9:30 Overview of UNAVCO, workshop goals, and objectives [pdf] (D. Charlevoix)
9:50 Introduction to UNAVCO field support, equipment, geodetic imaging and field education [pdf] (C. Crosby)
10:10 Importance of field education, research, broader impacts [pdf] (J. Ryan)
10:30 Field education and best practices [pdf] (D. Mogk)
10:50 Break

Current GPS/TLS Field Educational Programs Supported by UNAVCO
11:10 Bruce Douglas (IU): TLS at the IUGFS field camp [pdf]
11:30 Nathan Niemi (U. Michigan): TLS at U. Michigan field camp [pdf]
11:50 Bob Wang (UH): GPS and LIDAR Education at UH [pdf]
12:15 Lunch

Current field educational programs (imaging and GPS)
1:00 Katie Kumamoto (Stanford): Lasers on Landscape: Setting up a TLS field course at Stanford [pdf]
1:20 Beth Bartel (UNAVCO, for Michael Hamburger (IU)): GPS at the Indiana University Sierra field [pdf] class
1:40 D Sarah Stamps (UCLA): Field Methods for High Precision GPS Measurements: lessons from 3 short-courses in Africa [pdf]
2:00 Breakout session: What are successes, challenges and existing complimentary materials for field education using geodetic technologies? (with a focus on the technologies discussed in the presentations)
2:45 Break (in kitchen)
3:00 UNAVCO Facility tour and group photo

Current field educational programs continued (GPS and GIS-based mapping)
3:30 Tina Niemi (UMKC): Using RTK GPS and developing tablet fieldbooks for undergraduate research [pdf]
3:45 Jeff Snyder (BGSU): Integrating GPS/GIS-Based Mapping in a Mobile Five-Week Field Geology Course Taught in New Mexico and Colorado [pdf]
4:00 Ben Crosby (ISU): Finding a Home for Technology in a Traditional Geology Field Camp: Lessons from Idaho's Lost River Field Station [pdf]
4:15 Breakout session: What are successes, challenges and existing complimentary materials for field education using geodetic technologies? (with a focus on the technologies discussed in the presentations)
5:00 Group report out
5:20 Wrap up, goals for Day 2
5:40 Return to hotel
6:30 Dinner at Oskar Blues, Longmont


Tuesday, November 18

8:10 Meet in hotel lobby for travel to UNAVCO
8:30 Arrive at UNAVCO; breakfast
9:00 Recap of Monday, agenda and goals for today (D. Charlevoix)

Looking forward: program development
9:15 Karl Kreutz (U. Maine): Field education in Alaska and REU planning [pdf]
9:30 Rick Bennett and Diedre Lamb (U. Arizona): Removing barriers to access in the field [pdf]
10:00 Breakout Discussion: What can UNAVCO do to better support field education in the areas of: 1) equipment and technical support, 2) staffing support and training, 3) curriculum materials and online resources.
10:45 Break
11:00 Breakout Discussion continued.
11:45 Reports from breakout & discussion
12:15 Lunch
1:15 Final breakouts & generation of preliminary set of community recommendations to UNAVCO
2:15 Report out
2:45 Workshop wrap up, next steps
3:00 Workshop adjourns

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