Sea90E – A Site Survey Expedition to the Indian Ocean

The Sea90E poster – written for middle and high school students – introduces what a site survey cruise is, what it does, and the kinds of information scientists gain from it. Showcasing the expedition of Deep Earth Academy’s 2007 Teacher at Sea, Rory Wilson, this poster shows the ship’s track, 3D bathymetry plots from the survey, and images from the ship’s dredging operations. On the poster’s reverse side: background information on site surveys, mini-profiles of…

Tales of the Resolution Reading Activities

Tales of the Resolution Reading Activities

Episode 1: Tales of the Resolution! The reader is introduced to the ship and its history of discovery. This graphic novel takes place just before the JR was about to undergo a major re-fitting after two decades of scientific ocean drilling. Authored and designed by Carl Brenner from the Borehole Research Group. More graphic novels can be found at http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/BRG/outreach/media/tales/index.html

Like a Bolt from the Blue

Like a Bolt from the Blue

Utilizing a series of clathrate   structures, the poster reveals new windows of scientific research     currently being performed in the complex study of gas hydrates. By visualizing the face of each clathrate structure through an image, the poster simplifies chemical concepts, enabling students to learn