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ISSUE #33: Collaborations & Partnerships

posted Mar 1, 2012, 6:40 PM by Russ Billings   [ updated Mar 1, 2012, 8:01 PM by Michael Herman ]
CONVENER(S): Russ Billings

PARTICIPANTS: Mark Glennse, Jolee Firth, Lisa Strong, Louise Phillips, Jen, Dan Brinnhuis, Dinsh Boumma

SUMMARY OF DISCUSSION:
A. Benefits of Collaboration
  • Shared Resources
  • Scalability
  • Methodologies & Systems
  • Increased Audience
  • Increased Outputs and Outcomes(?)
B. Topics & Fields of Study
  • Impact Craters
  • Sedimentary History
  • Planetary/Geology Imaging
  • Dust & Climate
  • Atmospheric/Ocean/Land Science
  • Holistic Earth Systems Approach
  • Unique High Modified Research Platforms (Ships/Aircraft)
  • Heat: Coring into the earth/re-entry into the Atmosphere 
  • Pressure: High at Ocean Drilling Depths; Zero in Space
  • Spirit of Exploration
C. Story/Themes
  • Past (Sediments) ----> Now (Airborne Earth Science Missions)
  • Understand . . . . 
    • Remote Sensing
    • Geological History
    • Climate Change
    • IPCC
    • Cloud Cover
    • NASA Data Correlations
D. Educators (Formal & Informal)
  • Clinical Experience for Educators (Formal & Informal)
  • Spirit of Exploration
  • Developed instruction activities and guides
  • Web interfacing/Digital Learning Network
E. NASA Airborne Research for Educators (AREE) Examples
  • Offer e-PDNs (electronic-Professional Development) Georgia Tech
  • Program Workshops
    • 8 Weeks
    • 2 Weeks
    • 1 Week (Condensed)
    • 1 Week (Extended) one day a month for 7 months
    • 2.5 Days
  • Web Presence
  • On-line Community
  • Digital Badging
F. What might a "joint" Program Look Like?
  • Parallel Track - with some shared linkages & activities
  • Cross-Track, participants switch between program in alternate years
  • Air, Land & Sea Rotation: add a Land Based and Atmosphere component
  • "Sister" Program - awareness and shared community (limited to)

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