Earth & Space Resources

Below you can find links to free online resources relevant to topics discussed at Bite of Science sessions.  Recent news articles on Bite of Science topics can be found in the Topics in the News drawer.
 
Exploring the STEM in Forestry - Allen Rabon, Forest Technician, Sandhills State Forest, SC Forestry Commission
 
From Lockhart Elementary to Coral Restoration in Belize - Maya Trotz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of South Florida; February 26, 2018 - Tampa, FL
 
STEM in Teaching & the Indian River Lagoon Research Institute - Robert J. Weaver, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ocean Engineering & Director of IRLRI, Florida Institute of Technology; February 27, 2018 - Melbourne, FL
 
Curiosity Rover Exploration of Mars - Dr. Alphan Altinok, Machine Learning and Instrument Autonomy, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; January 25, 2018 - Los Angeles, CA
 
Sensors and Science - Dr. Matt Becker, Professor, Conrey Endowed Chair of Hydrogeology, Department of Geological Sciences, California State University Long Beach; January 24, 2018 - Long Beach, CA
 
Chesapeake Bay Watershed Restoration - Jessica Seipp, Water Resources Department Manager, Dewberry; November 13, 2017 - Baltimore, MD
 
The Wonderful World of Water - Stephen M. Turner, P.E., Project Manager, Gannett Fleming, Inc.; October 25, 2017 - Hampton, VA
 
Stream Restoration - Integration of Engineering and Science - Kathy Hoverman, P.E., Senior Stream Restoration Designer, KCI Technologies; October 24, 2017 - Richmond, VA
  -  Watersheds
 
Paleoclimatology & Paleooceanography - Dr. Kristen St. John, Professor, James Madison University; September 11, 2017 - Harrisonburg, VA
 
Oceanography and Florida Sea Level Rise Dr. George Maul, Professor of Oceanography, Ocean Engineering and Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology; March 28, 2017 - Melbourne, FL
 
The Geosciences and Space Exploration - Carroll Ellis, Jr., Earth & Environmental Science Educator, MathScience Innovation Center; October 17th - Richmond, VA
 
Planetary Defense - Dr. Nahum Melamed, Project Leader, Launch Vehicle Software Group, The Aerospace Corporation; February 16, 2016 - Los Angeles, CA
 
Shoot for the Stars - Mr. Kelly Smith, Assistant Director, Space Systems Department, Space Science & Engineering Division; January 26, 2016 - San Antonio, TX
 
Avaiation Meteorology - Ms. Erica Sandschulte, Senior International Operations Coordinator, Rockwell Collins; January 25, 2016 - Houston, TX
 
Introduction to CHEER - Mr. Herman Garcia, President, Coastal Habitat Education & Environmental Restoration; September 16, 2015 - Gilroy, CA
  -  Caution: Fix It! - Habitat Restoration from NOAA
 
Understanding Weather Impacts on Wildfires in the US - Dr. Craig Clements, Assistant Professor, Department of Meteorology, San José State University; September 15 - San Jose, CA & September 17 - Stanford, CA
 
The Circumgalactic Medium (the stuff around galaxies - Dr. Molly Peeples, AURA Assistant Astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute; September 9, 2015 - Baltimore, MD
  -  Stars
 
Climate Change Awareness - Dr. Michael Savarese, Professor of Marine Science, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Marine & Ecological Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University; March 11, 2015 - Fort Myers, FL
 
Water: An Environmental Engineering Perspective - Dr. Heather Shipley, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UT San Antonio; February 26, 2015 - San Antonio, TX
 
How We Got to Saturn - Dave Doody, Cassini Realtime Flight Operations Lead, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab; January 27, 2015 - Alhambra, CA
 
Solar Effects on HF and Satellite Communications and Power Systems - Dr. John D. Patterson, Senior Principal Engineer, HF DataLink, Information Management Services, Rockwell Collins; November 5, 2014 - College Park, MD
 
Membrane Separations in Environmental Engineering - Dr. David Ladner, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, Clemson University; October 20, 2014 - Clemson, SC   
 
Searching for Planets Like Earth - Dr. Derek Buzasi, Professor, Physics & Astronomy, Florida Gulf Coast University; March 4, 2014 - Fort Myers Beach, FL
  -  The Search for Earth-like Planets (Youtube Video)
 
The STEM in Environmental Engineering - Dr. Richard Lewis, Environmental Engineer, Conestoga-Rovers and Associates; March 4, 2014 - Fort Myers Beach, FL
 
Geology, Engineering, and Petroleum Industry - Beatrice Parker, Geophysicist, Chevron Corp.; February 12, 2014 - Houston, TX 
 
Private Space Exploration  - Sam Waldman, Physicist, SpaceX; January 29th - Los Angeles, CA
 
Space Exploration, Europa Moon - Dr. William Moore, Geophysics Professor, Hampton University; October 10, 2013 – Hampton, VA 
 
Astrobiology, Habitability of space - Dr. Michael Summers, Astrophysics Professor, Director - School of Physics, Astronomy, and Computational Sciences, George Mason University; October 8, 2013 –Fairfax, VA 
 
Geology, Experiences in Science Discovery - Dr. Lyle F. Baie, South Texas Geological Society; March 21, 2013 – San Antonio, TX 
  -  Worldwide Glacier info from the National Snow and Ice Data Center
 
Geoscience Careers, Seismic Ground Testing - Lisa Buckner, Geophysical Society of Houston Outreach Chair, Seismic Data Loading Team Lead, Hess Corporation; March 19, 2013 – Houston, TX 
 
Oil and Gas Drilling, Fracking - Keith Rappold, Petroleum Engineering Specialist, Aramco Services Company; March 19, 2013 – Houston, TX 
  -  American Geosciences Institute webpage (their foundation suggested Lisa for Bite of Science)
 
Geosciences Careers, Geology, Oil Exploration - G. Michael Gaskins, West Africa Operations Manager, ExxonMobil Exploration Company; March 18, 2013 – Houston, TX
  -  Types of Engineering from National Engineers Week Foundation
  -  Engineer Girl from the National Academy of Engineering
 
International Space Station Design and Experiments - Elizabeth Stewart Smith, P.E., 3D CAD Model & 2D Drawling Lead, ISS Program Office, NASA Johnson Space Center; March 18, 2013 – Houston, TX  
  -  Engineer Girl from the National Academy of Engineering
  -  HeavensAbove
 
NASA Juno Project Science, STEM Careers - Theodore Clarke, NASA/JPL Juno Project Consultant, Physics Professor, Pasadena City College; February 27, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA
 
Mining, Engineering - Stan Suboleski, Evans Energy; October 23, 2012 - Richmond, VA 
  -  How do They Do It? (YouTube) Video on coal mining
  -  Career information on mining and geological engineers from Bureau of Labor Statistics
 
Forces of Weather, Scientific Process - Doug Sisterson, Argonne National Laboratory; October 9, 2012 - Oak Brook, IL
  -  Careers in Atmospheric Research and Applied Meteorology from American Meteorological Society
  -  ScienceWorx - Outreach effort by Astellas Pharma
  -  Harvard University High School Outreach - Lesson plans, videos on immunology
 
From Lockhart Elementary to Coral Restoration in Belize - Maya Trotz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of South Florida; February 26, 2018 - Tampa, FL
 
STEM in Teaching & the Indian River Lagoon Research Institute - Robert J. Weaver, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ocean Engineering & Director of IRLRI, Florida Institute of Technology; February 27, 2018 - Melbourne, FL