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Map It Out: from Babylonian Clay to GIS

March 26, 2020
UMCES graduate student, Mariah Kachmar, offers advice on how to improve your GIS map-making abilities.

Davos, Switzerland, Broke This Coastal Hydrologist’s Heart

March 20, 2020
I arrived in Davos hopeful of finding a refuge from the impending chaos of climate change, but what I learned there broke my heart.

Tony Larkum's 80th Birthday Party

March 12, 2020
After attending a former colleague's birthday party, Bill Dennison recounts fond memories of time he spent with Tony Larkum in Australia and the United States that spanned from the 80's through early 2000's.

The message behind scientific figures

March 10, 2020
Scientific figures come in many forms and can be perceived differently depending on how data is displayed. Taylor Armstrong, a student in the Science Visualization course at UMCES, discusses the importance of communicating data clearly to your audience.

Let your data speak! Less is more…

March 2, 2020
Feel like your research graphs and figures are boring or difficult for others to understand? Srishti Vishwakarma, a student in the Science Visualization course at UMCES, details how to liven up data visuals in this blog post.

The Susan Williams Session at 2019 CERF: I Heard it Through the Grapevine

March 2, 2020
Susan Williams was a marine biologist at UC Davis who passed away in 2018. Bill Dennison, a good friend of hers, pays tribute to her in this blog post.

Conceptual diagrams: Tips and Tricks for Thought

February 27, 2020
by Maddie Farmer for the UMCES Science Visualization Course

Facilitating a Great Barrier Reef partnership workshop in Brisbane

February 24, 2020
Bill Dennison details the 2020 Great Barrier Reef partnership workshop in Brisbane. Bill's adaptation of the song, "Sounds of then," by GANGgajang, is included as well!

“Draw me like one of your.. Conceptual diagrams”

February 18, 2020
Written for Science Visualization, authored by Alana Todd-Rodriguez

The Verde River Workshop

January 13, 2020
Read Bill Dennison's summary comments from the State of the Verde River Conference, held October 28-30, 2019 in Camp Verde, AZ.