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Title New trends in earth-science outreach and engagement : the nature of communication / Jeanette L. Drake ; Yekaterina Y. Kontar ; Gwynne S. Rife, editors
Published Cham : Springer, 2014
Table of Contents
pt. I Framing Climate Change 
1.Assessing Corporate Influence on Climate Change Dialogue / Benjamin L. Gutman3
2.Reaching Out Beyond the Usual Suspects and Traditional Media: Re-branding Climate Change as a Problem with a Feasible Solution / Erna Akuginow21
3.Investigating Connections Between Industry Affiliation and Climate Change Attitudes / Scyller J. Borglum47
pt. II The Role of Science in the Conversation 
4.Science Advocacy and the Legal System: Is Life Cycle Assessment Unconstitutional? / David Weiskopf59
5.Reduction of Conflicts in Mining Development Using "Good Neighbor Agreements" / Glenn C. Miller73
6.Science Communication and the Tension Between Evidence-Based and Inclusive Features of Policy Making / Louise Shaxson83
7.Science Communication and the Role of Scientists in the Policy Discussion / Erik Hankin93
pt. III Friending Earth via Social Media 
8.Transmedia Storytelling in Science Communication: One Subject, Multiple Media, Unlimited Stories / Marijke Unger109
9.Experience Our Planet---Interpreting Earth Sciences in a Museum Environment / Gilla Simon121
10.Impacts of Geospatial Information for Decision Making / Jay S. Pearlman137
pt. IV STEMming the Tide of Science Illiteracy 
11.Infusing Climate and Energy Literacy Throughout the Curriculum / Mark McCaffrey155
12.Enticing Students to Pursue STEM-Related Careers Through Cyber-Driven Learning / Julie McIntosh165
13.Using Video Projects in the Science Classroom / Arlene R. Courtney177
pt. V Organization for Resources and Resiliency 
14.Stakeholder-Driven Research for Climate Adaptation in New York City / Nir Y. Krakauer195
15.Funding of Geosciences: Coordinating National and International Resources / Kathleen S. Fontaine209
16.Big Benefit from Big Data: A Real-Time Data Product Creation and Distribution System / Philip G. Dickerson223
17.Trusted Sources: The Role Scientific Societies Can Play in Informing Public Opinion on Climate Change / Christine W. McEntee235
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Description 1 online resource (280 pages)
Series Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research ; volume 38
Advances in natural and technological hazards research ; v.38
Contents Part I. Framing Climate Change -- Part II. The Role of Science in the Conversation -- Part III. Friending Earth via Social Media -- Part IV. STEMming the Tide of Science Illiteracy -- Part V. Organization for Resources and Resiliency
Summary Perhaps just as perplexing as the biggest issues at the core of Earth science is the nature of communicating about nature itself. This book examines the processes of communication necessary in bridging the chasm between climate change and natural hazard knowledge and public opinion and policy. At this junction of science and society, 17 chapters take a proactive and prescriptive approach to communicating with the public, the media, and policy makers about the importance of Earth science in everyday life. Book chapters come from some 40 authors who are geophysical scientists, social scientists, educators, scholars, and professionals in the field. Bringing diverse perspectives, these authors hail from universities, and research institutes, government agencies, non-profit associations, and corporations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Earth sciences.
Form Electronic book
Author Drake, Jeanette L., editor
Kontar, Yekaterina Y., editor
Rife, Gwynne S., editor
ISBN 3319018205
3319018213 (electronic bk.)
9783319018218 (electronic bk.)