Earth Sciences in a Planetarium Environment

Kwasnitschka, Tom, Wyatt, Ryan, Yu, Ka Chun and Patterson, Robert (2012) Earth Sciences in a Planetarium Environment [Talk] In: International Planetarium Society Conference 2012, 22.-26.07.2012, Baton Rouge, USA.

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Abstract

Planetariums have traditionally been places where the public was taught about the sky and astrophysics in general. Today, the wide adaptation of virtual globes and web map services is contributing to a new understanding of our planet – anyone is now able to compare local maps to satellite views and global imagery. How can planetariums embrace this more detailed view of our planet as part of the universe we regularly offer, and how can we gain a leading role stimulating new impulses of earth science literacy among our patrons?

Document Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Talk)
Research affiliation: OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB4 Dynamics of the Ocean Floor > FB4-MUHS Magmatic and Hydrothermal Systems
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2015 13:12
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2015 13:12
URI: http://eprints.uni-kiel.de/id/eprint/27935

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