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September 25, 2010

Sharing the iconic Jack Greer with the world

Chesapeake Bay and Maryland Sea Grant has had the good fortune to have Jack Greer writing, facilitating and building consensus for the past 31 years. Jack has elegantly written numerous intelligent, thoughtful and insightful articles on Chesapeake Bay issues, with personal knowledge gathered by frequently poking around the Bay on his sailboat. He is widely […]

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September 15, 2010

Discussion following Bob Wood’s seminar on Climate forcing of fisheries production in Chesapeake Bay over the last century

This blog post discusses the seminar given by Bob Wood of the Cooperative Oxford Laboratory, at the IAN Seminar Series on August 26, 2010. There was a lively discussion following Bob Wood’s seminar. The observation was made that several of Bob’s slides were ‘Tufte’ approved, in that they contained a large amount of content, with […]

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September 3, 2010

Discussion following Bill Dennison’s seminar on Challenges and advantages of using citizen scientists for environmental monitoring

This blog post discusses the seminar given by Bill Dennison of the Integration and Application Network, at the IAN Seminar Series on July 27, 2010. The use of smart phones by citizen scientists to access the eco-hub portal was discussed and the issue of a) lack of coverage and b) limited availability to some citizen […]

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