Each year, the IAGD coordinates an Accessible field trip for the Geological Society Annual meeting. This year, the IAGD field trip focused on the karst features of Kentucky, with stops at the sinkhole exhibit at the National Corvette Museum and Mammoth Cave National Park. It was wonderful to see...
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2016 IAGD-GSA Accessible Field Trips Announced!
The International Association for Geoscience Diversity is excited to announce TWO concurrent accessible field trips that will be offered at the 2016 Geological Society of America (GSA) annual meeting on Saturday, 24 September, in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. Based on the need to more deliberately encourage and support persons with...
GSA 2014 – Field Trip 416: Full Access Sea to Sky Highway 99
Course Opens International Field Research to College Students with Disabilities
A UC researcher leads the trip that ends with participation in the Geological Society of America’s Annual Meeting. By: Dawn Fuller Phone: (513) 556-1823 A group of 15 graduate and undergraduate college students from the U.S. and Canada are packing for an adventure they’ve never had before – a chance...
January 2014 IAGD Newsletter: Accessible Field Trip at GSA
4. Accessible Field Trip at GSA The IAGD is pleased to announce that there will be a completely accessible field trip at this year’s GSA meeting in Vancouver, Canada. This trip will be for both students with disabilities and for instructors who would like to learn more about leading...
Field “sight” experiences: Petrology field trip with IAGD member Gina Ceylan
Columbia, MO – Recently, Gina Ceylan, IAGD member and blind doctoral student at the University of Missouri participated in a petrology field trip and documented her experience through pictures and the following story: Although challenging, field studies are among my most engaging and treasured geological experiences. Last weekend I...
OEDG project team visits field site at Mammoth Cave National Park
Mammoth Cave, KY – The research team of the NSF Opportunities for Enhancing the Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG) funded project recently spent the weekend at Mammoth Cave National Park to continue data collection for the virtual reality project. This team consists of researchers in the geosciences, computer science,...
Mammoth Cave Field Trip
Images from the field experience at Mammoth Cave National Park sponsored by The National Science Foundation and Ohio’s STEM Ability Alliance.
University of Wisconsin at Whitewater accessible field-based learning
Mammoth Cave Trailer 2010
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