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*Using Virtual Landscapes for Remote Teaching* Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 1 PM Eastern https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6837257389718161163 *About this Webinar*: The Virtual Landscapes Project ( https://www.see.leeds.ac.uk/virtual-landscapes/) uses the Unity 3D game engine to create screen based simulations of real and imagined landscapes, and interactive 3D block models of geologic and topographic maps. It aims to enhance the training students receive in geological field and map skil… [more]
Planning for the SZ4D Initiative: Meet the Landscapes & Seascapes Working Group Please join us for the upcoming webinar from the Subduction Zones in 4D (SZ4D) Landscapes and Seascapes working group, to be held on June 26, 2020 at 11AM PDT. The SZ4D, or Subduction Zones in Four Dimensions effort is a research-community driven initiative in the U.S. to investigate the processes that underlie subduction zone hazards. An NSF-funded planning group is now working to map out a potential decadal-scal… [more]
*Using GigaPan for Remote Teaching* Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 1 PM Eastern https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3427553084728968459 *About this Webinar* Gigapixel panoramas are high resolution 2D images that combine 'zoomed out' context with the power of 'zoomed in' details. Applied to teaching geology remotely, they are valuable web-based tools for exploring geoscience concepts with students at scales ranging from the landscape to the outcrop to hand samples, to thin sections, to SEM. Gi… [more]
*Using Google Earth for Remote Teaching* Tuesday, June 16th at 1 PM Eastern https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8305975126473363213 *About this Webinar:* Google Earth is a powerful, but easy-to-use platform for virtually exploring natural features around the globe. The capability to create and share custom content for Google Earth has resulted in an abundance of presentations, exercises, and virtual field trips that are available to educators. This webinar will help you integrate Googl… [more]