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Course Info & Agenda | Hooking undergraduates into geophysics data and methods (GPS, Lidar, InSAR, SfM photogrammetry) through societally important issues

Course Information & Agenda

Course Information

  • Map of Marriott floor plan for meeting rooms
  • Please bring a laptop to the short course!
  • Please bring cancelled check or checking routing and account number info (in order to do paperwork to receive your stipend)
  • The course will start exactly at 8 am. Coffee/tea service will be available from 7:45 am (possibly 7:30 am) so feel free to come early and mingle with your colleagues.
  • A portion of the afternoon will be spent actually working on plans for implementing teaching materials in your courses. Consider bringing physical or electronic copies of textbooks, syllabi, field/lab manuals, or other materials that will help you in actually planning how the teaching resources might be used.
  • Familiarize yourself with the existing resources (see links below) and come with questions if any

Anticipated Agenda

Time Event Presenter
8:00 am Welcome & Introductions (also paperwork) Beth Pratt-Sitaula
8:30 am Presentation: Integrating GPS and LIDAR Into Geoscience Education Guoquan Wang
9:30 am BREAK  
9:45 am

Presentations & resource exploration time:
Analyzing High Resolution Topography with TLS and SfM module

Imaging Active Tectonics with Lidar and InSAR module

Bruce Douglas / Chris Crosby

Gareth Funning / Bruce Douglas

12:00 pm LUNCH (provided)  
1:00 pm Presentation & resource exploration time:
GPS, Strain, and Earthquakes module [near-final version]
Vince Cronin
2:00 pm Additional resource exploration time in smaller groups All facilitators
2:45 pm BREAK  
3:00 pm Implementation planning in smaller groups All facilitators
4:00 pm Group discussion of challenges, solutions, and implementation ideas Beth Pratt-Sitaula / All facilitators
4:45 pm Feedback survey  
5:00 pm Adjourn  


Please contact Beth Pratt-Sitaula, UNAVCO


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