Initial Publication Date: February 3, 2005

Participant List

Click on the link to download a PDF of all the essays combined (current through 2/27/04) - Visualization_essays.pdf (Acrobat (PDF) 5.2MB Feb27 04).

Mark Abolins
Middle Tennessee State University
Essay - Bringing GIS into the introductory Earth Science classroom at Middle Tennessee State University (Acrobat (PDF) 75kB Feb25 04)

Carlos Aiken
University of Texas, Dallas
Essay - Acquisition and Use of 3D photorealistic models for virtual fieldtrips and exercises (Acrobat (PDF) 68kB Feb25 04)

Tanya Atwater
University of California, Santa Barbara
Essay - Animating Earth History (Acrobat (PDF) 84kB Feb26 04)

Thomas Baker
University of Kansas
Essay - Geovisualizations for pre-collegiate science education (Acrobat (PDF) 124kB Mar9 04)
Poster - Internet-based GIS (and more) in pre-collegiate science education (Acrobat (PDF) 214kB Mar9 04)

Paul Bierman
University of Vermont
Essay - Visualizing Landscape (Acrobat (PDF) 48kB Feb16 04)
Poster - Visualizing 200 Years of Landscape Change in Vermont (PowerPoint 1.4MB Feb23 04)

Kirsten Butcher
Essay - Cognitive Processes and Visualization (Acrobat (PDF) 108kB Feb19 04)

William Capehart
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Poster - Seeing Complex Systems as They Really Are and Should Be: Moving from 2-D to 3-D Viewing Perspectives For Teaching and Research (Acrobat (PDF) 2.5MB Feb25 04)

Laurie Cantwell
Montana State University

Bruce Caron
The New Media Studio, Santa Barbara
Essay - An Earth Data File is Worth a Thousand Pictures: Going Beyond Multimedia for Education (Acrobat (PDF) 190kB Feb12 04)
Poster - Data Discovery Toolkit Technology: Connecting the DAAC to the Desktop (PowerPoint 1.8MB Feb23 04)

Shiladitya Chaudhury
Norfolk State University
Essay - Multiple Representations, Scientific Visualization and Student Learning of Science (Acrobat (PDF) 100kB Feb23 04)

Douglas Clark
Western Washington State University
Poster - Dunite Dust and Deltas: Taking a Delta Out for a Test Drive (PowerPoint 9.7MB Feb25 04)

Jeff Crabaugh
University of Wyoming
Essay- Making Our Classroom Experience What We Always Dreamed It Could Be (Acrobat (PDF) 81kB Feb27 04)

Robert Filson
Green River Community College
Essay - Simulations in Science Courses for Non-science Majors (Acrobat (PDF) 80kB Feb16 04)
Poster - Simulations in Interdisciplinary Science (PowerPoint 169kB Feb23 04)

John Geissman
University of New Mexico
Essay - Teaching Field Geology is all about Visualization (Acrobat (PDF) 47kB Feb25 04)
Poster - Teaching Field Geology is all about Visualization (PowerPoint 22.4MB Mar11 04)

Janice Gobert
The Concord Consortium
Essay - Harnessing technology to support on-line model building and peer collaboration (Acrobat (PDF) 1004kB Feb19 04)
Poster - Harnessing Technology to Support On-Line Model Building and Peer Collaboration for Learning About Plate Tectonics. (PowerPoint 4.4MB Mar9 04)

Laurel Goodell
Princeton University
Essay - Applications of GIS-based Laboratory Exercises In Entry-level Geoscience Courses (Acrobat (PDF) 278kB Feb25 04)

Mickey Gunter
University of Idaho
Essay - Some examples of my past, present, and future use of visualization in teaching (and research) in the Geosciences (Acrobat (PDF) 251kB Feb16 04)

Michelle Hall-Wallace

University of Arizona
Essay - What is the impact of scientific visualizations on understanding of Earth processes (Acrobat (PDF) 114kB Feb25 04)

Vicki Hansen
University of Minnesota, Duluth
Essay - Visualize Venus (Acrobat (PDF) 47kB Feb19 04)

Kim Kastens
Columbia University
Essay - My Attempts to Use Maps (and Help Students use Maps) as a Tool For Visualizing, Synthesizing, Capturing and Conveying Information about the Earth (Acrobat (PDF) 130kB Feb19 04)
Poster - Why Some Student Have Trouble with Maps and Spatial Representations: An On-line Tutorial for Geoscience Faculty (Acrobat (PDF) 19.2MB Feb25 04)

Debi Kilb
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Essay - Development of 3-D Interactive Visual Object Using the Scripps Institution of Oceanography's Visualization Center (Acrobat (PDF) 52kB Feb19 04)

Peter Knoop
University of Michigan

Ramon Lopez
University of Texas, El Paso
Essay - Student Interpretations of 2-D and 3-D Renderings of the Substorm Current Wedge (Acrobat (PDF) 40kB Feb23 04)
Poster - Student interpretations of space science imagery and visualizations: 2-D vs. 3-D images of the substorm current wedge (PowerPoint 580kB Mar9 04)

Cathy Manduca
Carleton College
Essay - The Power of an Interdisciplinary Approach: Bringing together the expertise we need to build stronger tools for visual communication in geoscience. (Acrobat (PDF) 105kB Feb23 04)

Mark McCaffrey
Essay - Every Story Tells a Picture (Acrobat (PDF) 146kB Feb18 04)
Poster - Visualize Climate Change and Variability. (Acrobat (PDF) 5.6MB Mar9 04)

David Mogk
Montana State University
Essay - Teaching With Projections in the Geosciences (Acrobat (PDF) 132kB Feb26 04)

Dan Montello
University of California Santa Barbara
Essay - My Interests and Research in Scientific Visualizations (Acrobat (PDF) 103kB Feb16 04)

Paul Morin
University of Minnesota
Poster - Stereo Visualizations as Training Tools for Comprehending Topographic Maps (Acrobat (PDF) 1.2MB Feb23 04)

James Myers
University of Wyoming
Essay - Promoting Spatial and Temporal Visualization Literacy Among Introductory Earth Science Students (Acrobat (PDF) 25kB Feb25 04)

Sian Proctor
South Mountain Community College
Essay - Contour Memory Test (Acrobat (PDF) 432kB Feb23 04)

David Rapp
University of Minnesota
Essay - Investigating the Underlying Processes of Visualization Experiences (Acrobat (PDF) 140kB Feb18 04)
Poster - Stereo Visualizations as Training Tools for Comprehending Topographic Maps (Acrobat (PDF) 1.2MB Feb23 04)

Stephen Reynolds
Arizona State University
Essay - Visualizing the Hidden Earth - Learning with Interactive Animations (Acrobat (PDF) 66kB Feb19 04)
Poster - The Hidden Earth Curriculum -- Interactive Visualizations in Introductory Geology Courses (Acrobat (PDF) 117kB Feb26 04)

Colleen Riley
Northwestern University
Essay - From Popcorn to GIS: My Adventures in Using Visualizations for Geoscience (Acrobat (PDF) 487kB Feb19 04)
Poster - Using My World GIS to Explore the Earth. (PowerPoint 520kB Mar9 04)

Jeff Sale
San Diego State University
Essay - Using Advanced Interactivity to Create Compelling Simulations for Immersive Earth Science Visualizations (Acrobat (PDF) 82kB Feb23 04)

Laura Sanders
Northeastern Illinois University
Essay - Know the Flow: Exploring Ground Water Flow with Computer Modeling (Acrobat (PDF) 513kB Feb23 04)
Poster - Know the Flow: Exploring Ground Water Movement with 3-D Modeling (PowerPoint 219kB Feb26 04)

Jim Slotta
University of California, Berkeley

Basil Tikoff
University of Wisconsin
Essay - Practical 3-D Visualization for Understanding Maps (Acrobat (PDF) 37kB Feb26 04)

Barbara Tversky
Stanford University

David Uttal
Northwestern University
Essay - Visualizations, Maps, and Symbolic Development (Acrobat (PDF) 19kB Feb18 04)