Online Professional Development Workshop: Enrichment Problems in Space and Earth Science XXI

May 19, 2010 by  
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John Ensworth at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies and the NASA Science Mission Directorate invite you to attend an upcoming online professional development workshop.

Topic: Enrichment Problems in Space and Earth Science XXI

In the 21st bi-monthly installment of these mission- and inquiry-oriented mathematics problems, Dr. Sten Odenwald will supply background for and lead participants through problems from his “Problems in Space and Earth Science” series. The goal of these problems is to teach students about space weather by using mathematics. Each problem begins with real world questions, missions and situations, and applies the necessary mathematics for a solution. Participants may ask questions and work along in this fully interactive Webinar environment.

Date: Friday, May 21, 2010

Time: 3:00 p.m., EDT (Greenwich Mean Time -04:00, New York)

You will need a computer, a good internet connection and a telephone to participate.

Participants must first register for this meeting. There is no cost for this event.

Note: Only the first 150 registrants will be accepted. Register ASAP!

If this meeting is full, you will receive an e-mail that reads:

“Your registration for this meeting is denied.”

In that case, we ask you to please join us in the next workshop!

If you do miss this event, we will send you the link to a video archive of the workshop so you will still be able to benefit from the exercises.

Please join the meeting 10-15 minutes before start to make sure your computer is prepared to run the Webex software. You may also pre-install the Webex plug-in following the instructions at the bottom of this e-mail.

Where to register for this meeting
1. Go to
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Once the host approves your request, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions for joining the meeting.

Closed Captioning is available during the Webinar. A link to this will be provided closer to meeting time.
For assistance

1. Go to
2. Click “Assistance”.
3. Click “Support”.

For more information, contact John Ensworth by e-mail at or by telephone at 703-312-0563.

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Field Campaign Teleconference

November 21, 2009 by  
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Tuesday December 1, 2009 4:00 to 5:00 Eastern Standard Time
We realize some of you may have questions about the data collection for the surface temperature field campaign.  Therefore, we are having a teleconference to answer any of your questions on Tuesday December 1, 2009 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (2000 to 2100 Universal Time).  Let’s have it just after the field campaign starts because you may have questions generated as you start.
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Directions: Dial the number when prompted enter the conference code, followed by a #.

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