Lea Fortmann

University of Puget Sound

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Activities (2)

Economics: Sea level rise part of PENGUIN:PENGUIN Modules
This module is framed from the perspective of a city planner trying to determine how much to spend on a local seawall given different scenarios of sea level rise and the associated storm surge and higher flood ...

Economics: Total Economic Valuation of the Arctic part of PENGUIN:PENGUIN Modules
This module involves students conducting a partial replication of a paper from the peer reviewed journal, Ecosystem Services, that involves estimating the total economic value of ecosystem services in the arctic. ...

Conference Presentations (2)

Polar ENgagement through GUided INquiry (PENGUIN) part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2021:Program:Oral Sessions:Oral Session I
Including climate-related topics in the classroom is crucial to the education of the next generation and has the potential to enhance student interest. The polar regions play an important role in climate change and ...

Learning statistics through Ice Core Isotopes part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2021:Program:Oral Sessions:Oral Session I
Polar regions are particularly sensitive to climate change and play an important role in it. The richness and interdisciplinary nature of polar research suggests a potential to enhance student learning. To harness ...