James Myers

Geology & Geophysics

University of Wyoming

Webinar Leader, Workshop Leader, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Website Content Contributions

Activities (3)

Copper Production in the High Peruvian Andes: Geology, Economics and Politics part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
This is a multi-component case study on copper and Peru. It attemps to look at a specific mineral resource through multiple lenses, e.g. geology, economics, regulation and political process.

Coal: China, Energy and Kyoto - I. Evaluating Coal Leases for Possible Mining part of Complex Systems:Teaching Activities
Students evaluate coal leases to determine their potential for coal mining. Each company, student group, creates subsurface geologic models for each lease. Using these models, they recommend to the company board of ...

A Role-Playing Approach to Coupled Complex Natural and Human Systems part of Complex Systems
This web page is based on a document produced by Jimm Myers and Greg Marfleet at the 2010 workshop on Developing Student Understanding on Complex Systems in the Geosciences. Jimm and Greg collaborated to produce ...

Course (1)

Earth & Mineral Resources part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Courses
An interdisciplinary lecture-lab course for upper division focusing on the Earth and mineral resources that are critical to maintaining a modern, industrialized society. The course follows a resource, e.g. copper, ...

Essays (2)

Tackling the Grand Challenges: the Role of Complexity in Student Preparation part of Complex Systems:Workshop 2010:Participant Essays
James D. Myers, University of Wyoming Introduction  Current estimates of the world's human population places it at 6,681,111,786 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010). At a minimum, each of these individuals must ...

Preparing Citizens: Examining the Role of Metacognition in Promoting Life-long Learning part of Metacognition:Workshop 08:Participant Essays
Preparing Citizens: Examining the Role of Metacognition in Promoting Life-long Learning James D. Myers, Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Wyoming As members of a modern industrialized and ...

Other Contribution (1)

James Myers part of Online Games:Workshop 08
James Myers Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming What is your experience with on-line games or environments? Create number of multimedia materials for class, construction of many Web resources for ...