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As technology advances, the way in which geologists study the Earth also advances. Some of these new technologies also make it possible to bring aspects of the field into the classroom. This opens up opportunities for broader audiences to explore a wider range of geologic structures and localities. Structure from motion (SfM) is one of these technologies that is

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Using New Technology to Study Climate Change


As science and technology continue to advance, the ways in which scientists and engineers study the surface of the Earth and how it will change in the future, changes along with it. The field of climate change science is continuing to benefit as advances in technology lead to a greater understanding of

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Lecture presented by Dr. Lucas Zoet at the Rutgers Geology Museum Open House on 01/26/2019 as part of the Sliding Glaciers PolarTREC project.

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The Science of the PolarTREC “Sliding Glaciers” Expedition


PolarTREC (Teachers and Researchers Exploring and Collaborating) is a program in which educators from the United States, both formal and informal (i.e. educators in museums, science centers, etc.) spend 3-6 weeks participating in hands-on field research experiences in the polar regions. The goal of PolarTREC is to invigorate polar science education and

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Rutgers Today daily online news features educator Lauren Neitzke Adamo and her PolarTREC expedition to the Swiss Alps.

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Educator Lauren Neitzke Adamo and researchers Dr. Lucas Zoet, Dr. Christian Helanow and Jacob Woodard discuss the science around "Sliding Glaciers". This event was broadcast live overlooking the Rhone glacier in Switzerland.

The Rutgers Geology Museum publication "Mastodon Musings" tells about the Museum Director's PolarTREC expedition in the Swiss Alps.

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PolarTREC teacher and Rutgers University Geology Museum Director, Dr. Lauren Neitzke Adamo featured in a news release in Rutgers Today and EOAS Website.

Article about Dr. Lauren Neitzke Adamo, co-director of the Rutgers University Geology Museum, and her upcoming expedition through PolarTREC, in the Swiss Alps to study the impact on glacier melting.

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