[unav_all] [GilbertClub] Short Course at AGU - Measuring Water Resources with GPS, Gravity, and Traditional Methods: Undergraduate Teaching Module

Beth Pratt-Sitaula prattsitaula at unavco.org
Thu Nov 29 14:13:18 MST 2018

One last reminder about the opportunity to register for this short course which will be held at AGU

Short Course at AGU - Measuring Water Resources with GPS, Gravity, and Traditional Methods: Undergraduate Teaching Module <https://www.unavco.org/education/professional-development/short-courses/2018/agu-education/agu-education.html>
Date: Tuesday December 11, 2018, 4-6 pm
Location: Marriott Marquis, Georgetown Room, Washington DC

REGISTER NOW <https://register.unavco.org/public/meetings/2018/water/registerlookup.aspx>. Space limited. $40 stipend for participants who complete the course.
Registration deadline December 4, 2018. 
Course intended for active or imminent instructors - graduate students, post-docs, and faculty.
Looking to incorporate cutting edge water resources data into your undergraduate courses?

Using GPS and gravity data sets in undergraduate courses can be challenging, as few prepared resources are available. Many instructors may only be partially familiar with the wider range of data sets and methods. This short course gives instructors hands-on experience with a curricular module that feature GPS/GNSS and gravity data alongside more traditional water measurement methods such a snow pillow stations and ground water wells. The module features the societal applications of geoscience while challenging them to develop quantitative skills relevant to scientific data analysis. Appropriate for courses such as hydrogeology, hydrology, earth system science, environmental science, and introductory geoscience for majors. The short course also provides structured time for discussion and planning implementation into undergraduate courses. Teaching module:  Measuring Water Resources with GPS, Gravity, and Traditional Methods <https://serc.carleton.edu/getsi/teaching_materials/water_resources/index.html>.

Note: If you did the UNAVCO/GETSI short course in 2017, you already learned about this module and should not take this course.

Beth Pratt-Sitaula, PhD
UNAVCO Science Education Specialist
prattsitaula at unavco.org <mailto:prattsitaula at unavco.org> | 509-899-3480 | www.unavco.org <http://www.unavco.org/>

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