SciAct Publications

SciAct Publications

Updated June 30, 2021 - 74 Total 

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NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Kohl H. A., et al., 2021. GLOBE Observer and the GO on a Trail Data Challenge: A Citizen Science Approach to Generating a Global Land Cover Land Use Reference Dataset. Front. Clim. 3:620497. doi: 10.3389/fclim.2021.620497

NASA at My Library

Durik, A. M., Post, S. M., Green W., Jensen, A. P., Pawirosetiko, J. S., Gibson, C., Dusenbery, P. B., (2021): Exploring How Public Libraries Can Build Situational Interest in Science, Journal of Library Administration, DOI: 10.1080/01930826.2021.1906545

NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team

Ng, C., Sasser, L., Stephenson, B., Mirel, P., Knezek, G. & Christensen, R. (2021). NASA STEAM Innovation Initiatives: Technology Resources for Teacher Educators. In E. Langran & L. Archambault (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 822-826).

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Fischer, H., Cho, H. and Storksdieck, M., 2021. Going Beyond Hooked Participants: The Nibble-and- Drop Framework for Classifying Citizen Science Participation. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, 6(1), p.10. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/cstp.350

STEM Enhancement in Earth Science (TSGC)

Uppal, A., 2021. Planetary Protection: How the Ancient Moon Shielded Earth's Atmosphere, Yale Scientific Journal.

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Campbell, B., (2021). ICESat-2 and the Trees Around the GLOBE student research campaign: Looking at Earth's tree height, one tree at a time. In Acta Astronautica, Volume 182, Pages 203-207

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative, STEM Enhancement in Earth Science (TSGC)

Kar, K. and Low, R. (2021). The effect of poverty on mosquito-borne illness across the United States. Journal of Emerging Investigators, 3, 1-7.

NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team

Shonfeld, M., et al. (2021). Learning in digital environments: a model for cross‑cultural alignment, Educational Technology Research and Development.

NASA at My Library

LaConte K., Mitchell B., Shupla C., Liston C. & Fitzhugh G., (2021). Lessons Learned from NASA STEM Workshops for High-Impact Professional Development, Public Library Quarterly, DOI: 10.1080/01616846.2021.1875805

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Schwerin, T.G., Fischer, H.A., and Mortimer, H. (2020). Engaging Families with GLOBE Observer. Connected Science Learning,  Volume 2, Issue 4. 

Infiniscope

Mead, C., Anbar, A. D., Horodyskyj, L. B., and Bratton, D. (2020). Education Through Exploration: A model for using adaptive learning to teach laboratory science online, in: Astronomy Education Volume 1: Online Formal and Informal Learning. Editors: Chris Impey and Matthew Wenger. Iop Publishing.

NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team

Semeter J., MacDonald, E.A., Hunnekuhl, M., Hirsch, M., Zeller, N. (2020). The Mysterious Green Streaks Below STEVE. AGU Advances. AGU access, e2020AV000183.

NASA at My Library

Mitchell B., Ratcliffe C., and LaConte K., (2020). STEAM Learning in Public Libraries: A ‘Guide on the Side’ Approach for Inclusive Learning.”Children and Libraries, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 7–10., doi:https://doi.org/10.5860/cal.18.3.7

NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team

Knezek, G.A., Christensen, R.W. & Ng, C.Y. (2020). Inspiring STEM Engagement: Space Science Education in the 21st Century. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 39(4), 285-290. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team

Cline, T., Odenwald, S., Stephenson, B. & Davis, H. (2020). The STEAM Innovation Laboratory: Beyond the Makerspace Paradigm. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 39(4), 291-313. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team

Odenwald, S., Davis, H. & Bowers, S. (2020). A Retrospective Analysis of the Impact of SpaceMath@NASA on Student Performance in Math and Science. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 39(4), 315-338. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). 

NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team

Des Jardins, A., et al., (2020). Space Public Outreach Team: Successful STEM Engagement on Complex Technical Topics. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 39(4), 339-359. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team

Viggiano, G., Davis, H., Ng, C. & Sweeney, M. (2020). The Effects of a Museum of Science Fiction Event on Participant Knowledge and Interest in Science. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 39(4), 361-382. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team

Knezek, G. & Christensen, R. (2020). Researching Impact: Measuring Technology Enhanced Outcomes from the NASA Space Science Education Consortium. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 39(4), 399-420. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

NASA eClips

Davey, B., Bowers, S. & Spears, S. (2020). NASA eClips™ Interactive Lessons: A Three-year Study of the Impact of NASA Educational Products on Student Science Literacy. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 39(4), 383-398. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

American Museum of Natural History

Faherty, J.K. et al., (2020). IDEAS: Immersive Dome Experiences for Accelerating Science. Astro2020: Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics, APC white papers (vol. 51, no. 7, id. 212). 

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Amos, H. M., et al., (2020). GLOBE Observer data: 2016–2019. Earth and Space Science, 7. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EA001175

NASA's Universe of Learning

Fowler, M.J.F., Sienkiewicz, F.F., Zellem, R.T., and Dussault, M.E. (2020). Observing transiting exoplanets with MicroObservatory: 43 new transit light curves of the hot Jupiter HAT-P-32b Journal of the British Astronomical Association. https://arxiv.org/pdf/2007.13381.  

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Colón Robles, M., et al., (2020). Clouds around the World: How a Simple Citizen Science Data Challenge Became a Worldwide Success. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 101, E1201–E1213, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0295.1.

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Low, R. (2020), Zika Zine: A Resource Promoting the Integration of STEAM and Literacy in the Classroom. The Earth Scientist 36(1): 6-8.

NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team

Fung, S., et al., (2020). Propagation Teepee: A Possible High-Frequency (15-30 MHz) Remote Lightning Signature Identified by Citizen Scientists. Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL087307

NASA's Universe of Learning

Zellem R., et al., (2020). Utilizing Small Telescopes Operated by Citizen Scientists for Transiting Exoplanet Follow-up. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volume 132, Issue 1011, id.054401

NASA's Universe of Learning

Wright, E, et al., (2020). NASA’s Universe of Learning: Building an Informal Learning Network.  Connected Science Learning, Volume 2 Issue 1, Part 3

NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team

Lopez, R., et al., (2020). Space science as a context for science education. INTED2020 Proceedings, 516-522.

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Boger, R., Low, R., and Nelson, P., (2020). Identifying hurricane impacts on Barbuda using citizen science ground observations, drone photography and satellite imagery. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci.; Copernicus. DOI:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-3-W11-23-2020

NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team

Hunnekuhl, M., & MacDonald, E. (2020). Early ground-based work by auroral pioneer Carl Størmer on the high-altitude detached subauroral arcs now known as “STEVE”. Space Weather, 18, e2019SW002384. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019SW002384 

Aerokats and Rovers Education Network

Cornett, C. (2019), NASA Community Based Learning and the Connection with Aerokats and Rovers Education Network (AREN) Project: Case Study of Aviation Science Students, (Bachelor's Thesis, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore).

American Museum of Natural History

Huy, S. and Kollberg, A. (2019). Today’s Space Weather in the Planetarium (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden).

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Muñoz, J.P., Boger, R., Dexter, S., and Low, R. (2019) Mosquitoes and Public Health: Improving Data Validation of Citizen Science Contributions Using Computer Vision In N. Wickramasinghe and F. Bodendorf (Eds), Healthcare Delivery in the Information Age Series. 

NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team

Chu, X., et al., (2019). Identifying STEVE's Magnetospheric Driver Using Conjugate Observations in the Magnetosphere and on the Ground. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 12665– 12674. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL082789 

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Dodson, J.B., Colón Robles, M., Taylor J.E., DeFontes, C.C., Weaver K.L., (2019). Eclipse Across America: Citizen Science Observations of the 21 August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse. Journal of Applied Meteorology & Climatology, https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-18-0297.1.

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Colón Robles, M., Bouwman, J., and Smith-Long, C., (2019). Integrating Tech: Making Science Come Alive With Clouds. NSTA Science Scope, vol. 43, no. 4, November 2019. pp. 8-12.

American Museum of Natural History

Olsson, E. and Fransson, J. (2019). Visualization of Space Debris using Orbital Representation and Volume Rendering (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden).

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Weaver, K., Davis A., and Giddens, J., (2019). Can an App Change How You See the World? GLOBE Observer for Interpreters. Legacy: The Magazine of the National Association for Interpretation, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 20-23.

American Museum of Natural History

Bock, A., et al., (2019). OpenSpace: A System for Astrographics. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (vol. 26, no. 1), 633-642.

PLANETS

Bloom, N., et al., (2019) How Educators Implement Engineering Curricula in OST Settings. American Society for Engineering Education. Paper ID 26385. Presented and published for annual meeting June 16-19, 2019 Tampa, FL

PLANETS

San Antonio-Tunis, C., Clark, J., Cunningham, C., & Lachapelle, C. P. (2019) Engineering Interest and Attitude Development In Out-of-School Time. American Society for Engineering Education. Paper ID 25571. Presented and published for annual meeting June 16-19, 2019 Tampa, FL. 

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Weaver, K., Kohl, H., Martin, A., & Burdick, A., (2019). How Cool Was the Eclipse? Collecting Earth Science Data with Citizen Scientists and GLOBE Observer. In S.R. Buxner, L. Shore, & J.B. Jensen (Eds.), Celebrating the 2017 Great American Eclipse: Lessons Learned from the Path of Totality (pp. 511-524). San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series. 

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Aïkpon R., Klotoé J., Dramane G., Brettenny M., Lawani Y., (2019). Larval breeding characteristics and distribution of Aedes mosquito species in the economic capital of Benin: A public health concern. International Journal of Entomology Research, 4(3):57-62.

American Museum of Natural History

Hassler, L. & Heppich, A. (2019). Interactive 3D Visualization of the NASA Deep Space Network Activity (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden). 

Infiniscope

Pardos, Z. A., & Horodyskyj, L. (2019). Analysis of Student Behaviour in Habitable Worlds Using Continuous Representation Visualization. Journal of Learning Analytics, 6(1), 1–15. https://doi.org/10.18608/jla.2019.61.1

Infiniscope

Mead, C., et al., (2019) Immersive, interactive virtual field trips promote science learning, Journal of Geoscience Education, 67:2, 131-142, DOI: 10.1080/10899995.2019.1565285

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Hayden, L., Taylor, J., and Colon Robles, M., (2019). GLOBE: Connecting a Community of Observers Directly to NASA Satellites. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine, 7(1), 98-99. doi:10.1109/MGRS.2019.2891930

NASA at My Library

LaConte, K., Mitchell, B., Fitzhugh, G., & Liston, C. (2019), Online Learning through the STAR Library Network: Resources, Networking, and Applied Practice in STEM Program Facilitation. International Journal of Innovations in Online Education, vol. 2. Danbury, CT: Begell House Inc. 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2019029592. 

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Burck, L. and Soeffing, C. (2019). Phenomena-Based Student Investigations with NASA Earth Observations. The Earth Scientist, Winter 2019, 26-34.

American Museum of Natural History

Berg, M. & Grangien, J. (2018). Implementing an Interactive Simulation Data Pipeline for Space Weather Visualization (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden).

American Museum of Natural History

Reidarman, K. (2018). Exoplanets: Interactive Visualization of Data and Discovery Method (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden).

American Museum of Natural History

A. Bock, C. Hansen and A. Ynnerman, (2018). OpenSpace: Bringing NASA Missions to the Public, in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 112-118. doi: 10.1109/MCG.2018.053491735

American Museum of Natural History

Johansson, H., and Khullar, S. (2018). Graphical User Interfaces for Multi-Touch Displays supporting Public Exploration and Guided Storytelling of Astronomical Visualizations  (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden).

Infiniscope

Ruberto, T. J. (2018). Implications of Learning Outcomes of In-Person and Virtual Field-Based Geoscience Instruction at Grand Canyon National Park. Master’s Thesis. Arizona State University. 

American Museum of Natural History

Alsegård, A. (2018). Interactive out-of-core rendering and filtering of one billion stars measured by the ESA Gaia mission (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden).

American Museum of Natural History

Bäck, K., and Gard, C. (2018). Robotic Spacecraft Visualization of MSL Curiosity using Telemetry Data (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden). 

American Museum of Natural History

Bock, A. (2018). Tailoring Visualization Applications for Tasks and Users (Ph.D. dissertation, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden). 

American Museum of Natural History

A. Ynnerman, J. Löwgren and L. Tibell, (2018). Exploranation: A New Science Communication Paradigm, in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 13-20. doi: 10.1109/MCG.2018.032421649

American Museum of Natural History

Bock, A., et al., (2018). OpenSpace: Changing the Narrative of Public Dissemination in Astronomical Visualization from What to How,"in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 44-57. doi: 10.1109/MCG.2018.032421653

Arctic and Earth SIGNS

Spellman, KV, Sparrow, EB, Chase MJ, Larson, A and Kealy, K. (2018). Connected climate change learning through citizen science: an assessment of priorities and needs of formal and informal educators and community members in Alaska. Connected Science Learning 1(6): 1-24

American Museum of Natural History

Marcinkowski, M. (2018). Contextualization of Autonomous Spaceflight Operations for Deep Space Planetary Encounters (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden).

NASA Earth Science Education Collaborative

Muñoz, J.P., Boger, R., Dexter, S., Low, R., and Li, J., (2018). Image Recognition of Disease-Carrying Insects: A System for Combating Infectious Diseases using Image Classification Techniques and Citizen Science. The Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-51), Waikoloa HI.

Infiniscope

Horodyskyj, L., et al., (2018). Habitable Worlds: Delivering on the Promises of Online Education. Astrobiology. 86-99. http://doi.org/10.1089/ast.2016.1550

American Museum of Natural History

Eskilson, K. (2017).  Creating User Interfaces Using Web-based Technologies to Support Rapid Prototyping in a Desktop Astrovisualization Software (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden).

American Museum of Natural History

Lindstedt, R., and Sjöström, M. (2017). Interactive In-Situ Visualization of Mars Science Laboratory Data (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden). 

American Museum of Natural History

Bosson, J. (2017). Multi-Touch Interfaces for Public Exploration and Navigation in Astronomical Visualizations (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden). 

American Museum of Natural History

Carlbaum, O., and Novén, M. (2017). Real-Time Magnetohydrodynamic Space Weather Visualization (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden).

American Museum of Natural History

Bladin, K., et al., (2017). Globe Browsing: Contextualized Spatio-Temporal Planetary Surface Visualization, in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 802-811. doi: 10.1109/TVCG.2017.2743958

American Museum of Natural History

Bock, A., et al., (2017). OpenSpace: An open-source astrovisualization framework, Journal of Open Source Software, 2(15), 281, doi:10.21105/joss.00281

American Museum of Natural History

Axelsson, E. , et al., (2017), Dynamic Scene Graph: Enabling Scaling, Positioning, and Navigation in the Universe. Computer Graphics Forum, 36: 459-468. doi:10.1111/cgf.13202

American Museum of Natural History

Strandstedt, J. (2017). Multi-Volume Rendering in OpenSpace Using A-Buffers for Space Weather Visualizations (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden).

American Museum of Natural History

Bladin, K., and Broberg, E. (2016). Design and Implementation of an Out-of-Core Globe Rendering System Using Multiple Map Services. (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden).

American Museum of Natural History

Nilsson, M., and Piwell, S. (2016). Bridging the Gap: Providing Public Science Dissemination through Expert Tools (Master’s Thesis, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden).