Interactive

Ongoing web-mapping projects for 2017 with Stamen design and greeninfo Network are still in development.

A Global Water Story, video and interactive google earth tour, 2012

Type: Google Earth video

Collaborators:  Denver Museum of Nature and Science, California Academy of Sciences, Worldviews Network, Visuamundo.

Date: May, 2012

Description: An 8-minute Google Earth video exploring how the availability of fresh water in different regions affects life on Earth and how a changing climate is impacting farms, cities, and the infrastructures supporting human civilization.

Roles & Duties: Producer

  • Managed a team of 5 including a developer from Visuamundo, a design company based in Germany, technical directors and regional experts from Denver, scientific advisor from NOAA and subcontracted production staff for music, sound, and video assets.
  • Grant writing and reporting. Successfully received additional funding from Google Earth Outreach (Tides Foundation) to adapt the "Global Water Story" Worldviews production for the Gates Planetarium at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science into an interactive video and tour in the Google Earth platform.
  • Scriptwriting, storyboarding, asset acquisition and management
  • Data visualization; using GIS to manage and convert geospatial data from a variety of sources and file types into KML.

Financial support: NOAA's Office of Education and Google Earth Outreach/Tides Foundation.

A Global Water Story, google earth Tour, 2012

Type: Interactive Tour in Google Earth

Collaborators:  Denver Museum of Nature and Science, California Academy of Sciences, Worldviews Network, Visuamundo.

Date: May 2012

Description: An interactive tour downloadable in Google Earth exploring the themes and innovative strategies people are doing locally and around the world to conserve freshwater resources. A supplement to the Global Water Story video where users can explore content on their own time.

Role & Duties: Producer, managed workflow between lead developer at Visuamundo. content experts, scientific advisors, editors and sound engineers.

Financial support: NOAA's Office of Education and Google Earth Outreach/Tides Foundation.

Clue Into Climate, interactive educational content, 2010

Type: Digital media-based curriculum unit

Collaborators: KQED Education Network, Center for Biodiversity Research & Information, California Academy of Sciences.

Date: July 2010

Description: A four-part series of lesson plans and multimedia products exploring the causes of climate change, its impacts on freshwater and ecosystems, and strategies for curbing and adapting to climate change. 

Role: Data visualization (mapping) and curriculum development for Lesson 2b: Adapting to Climate Change, connecting principles of Climate Literacy, STEM, and Next Generation Science Standards for grades 4 - 8. Some of the content and media assets from this project have been transferred a new edition of ibooks  textbook series and courses on iTunes U. Download the 2010 lesson 2b: Adapting to Climate Change