The Earth Scientist, Volume XXV, Issue 3, Fall 2009


The Fall 2009 issue of The Earth Scientist includes a collection of Earth and
Space Science articles for you, covering the current efforts to save Louisiana's Lake
Pontchartrain, student research into building design as it relates to earthquake
damage, an exciting Earth Science project and resource from the United Kingdom, the
third and final installment summarizing the results of NESTA's membership survey, a
classroom lab experiment to determine the composition of the Earth's ancient atmosphere,
and finally an update from the American Geological Institute (AGI) regarding
their 12th annual Earth Science Week. This final article includes a 2009 Earth Science Week poster with
the Theme "Understanding Climate" courtesy of AGI.

Articles in the Fall 2009 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

  • NESTA 2008 Membership Survey Results, Part 3: Member Concerns, Needs, and Trends, by Roberta Johnson
  • Why was New Orleans Built and Why Should it Be?, by JoAnn Burke
  • Understanding Climate – Celebrate Earth Science
    Week 2009, by Geoff Camphire
  • Shake it Up! Engaging Students in Engineering
    Problems and Experimental Design, by Michael Smith, Jan-Christopher Scharsig, and Rory Smith
  • Earthlearningidea – An initiative for the International
    Year of Planet Earth and beyond, by Chris King, Peter Kennett, and Elizabeth Devon
  • What Can High School Students Discover Experimentally
    about the Evolution of the Atmosphere?, by James Signorelli
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