Toward a Better Understanding of the Complicated Earth: Insights from Geologic Research, Education, and Cognitive Science
Talks Presented at a Pardee Symposium, Geological Society of AmericaDenver, Colorado | October 28 - 30 2002
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Learning from Maps
W.G. Ernst, Stanford University
Geologic Mapping -- Where the Rubber Meets the Road
Steve Reynolds and Julia Johnson, Arizona State University
Visualizing Geology from Geologic Maps: Time-Honored Techniques and New Technologies
David H. Uttal, Northwestern University
Understanding Geoscience Images: Insights from Cognitive Science
Kim A. Kastens and Toru Ishikawa, LDEO Columbia University
Spatial Thinking in the Geosciences: Visualizing the Earth's Interior
Alan Levander, Rice University
Understanding Crustal Complexity in Seismic Images
Michelle Hall-Wallace, University of Arizona
Visualizing Earth's Inaccessible Interior -- What Works for Students
Barbara Tversky, Stanford University
Good Graphics and How to Make Them
Tim Killeen, NCAR
From Box Models to Coupled Climate Models: How Do We Learn?
Dave Bice, Carleton College
STELLA Modeling as a Tool for Understanding the Dynamics of Earth Systems
Donald L. Turcotte, Cornell University
Modeling Geocomplexity: "A New Kind of Science"
Danielle E. Kaplan, Teachers College, Columbia University
Map-sets and Mental Models: Improving Inquiry and Learning with GIS