PA014:
Immersive and Engaging Experiences in the Geosciences



eLightning Session: This session will only be in eLightning format, an exciting new format that allows interactive, multimedia, electronic presentations and in-depth discussions. Learn more


Session ID#: 26564

Session Description:
How can we create a passionate reaction to our scientific work that stimulates the mind, stirs the emotions, and promotes action in geoscience stewardship? Shifting perspectives on the role of the arts in understanding and communicating geosciences, coupled with exciting developments in technology, has led to a wide-range of possibilities for engagement. In this session, we aim to bring immediacy to the geosciences in meaningful and impactful ways by focusing on three themes: the artistic approach (including visual and performing arts), the facilities (including art galleries, decision theaters, museums, and planetariums), and the technology (including virtual and augmented reality). We invite contributions at all stages of development and across our themes from artists, designers, filmmakers, educators, scientists, and software developers alike. We encourage interactive presentations where possible. Come meet like-minded innovators exploring the arts-geosciences spectrum and the application of emerging technologies to immersive experiences.
Primary Convener:  Jill S Shipman, University of Alaska Fairbanks, FRAME Film Production Services, Dept. of Theatre and Film, Fairbanks, AK, United States; University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Conveners:  Pips Veazey, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States, Susan C Eriksson, Self Employed, Washington, DC, United States and Peter W Webley, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI), Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, AK, United States

Cross-Listed:
  • ED - Education
  • IN - Earth and Space Science Informatics
  • NH - Natural Hazards
  • P - Planetary Sciences
Index Terms:

0845 Instructional tools [EDUCATION]
1920 Emerging informatics technologies [INFORMATICS]
4324 Spatial decision support systems [NATURAL HAZARDS]
6299 General or miscellaneous [PLANETARY SCIENCES: SOLAR SYSTEM OBJECTS]

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

John W Anderson, Moscow, ID, United States
Isaac Kerlow, Earth Observatory of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Brandon Seth Gellis, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States
Jill S Shipman, University of Alaska Fairbanks, FRAME Film Production Services, Dept. of Theatre and Film, Fairbanks, AK, United States; University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, AK, United States, Rosemary Chalmers, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom and Julia Buntaine, SciArt Center, New York City, NY, United States
John Bailey, Google, Inc., Mountain View, CA, United States and Google Street View Team
Peter W Webley, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI), Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, AK, United States, Jill S Shipman, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, AK, United States; University of Alaska Fairbanks, FRAME Film Production Services, Dept. of Theatre and Film, Fairbanks, AK, United States and Trevor Adams, West Valley High School, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Jancy C. McPhee, SciArt Exchange, Houston, TX, United States
Robert Wysocki and Jeffrey Alan Karson, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, United States

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