Articles | Volume 4, issue 3
Geosci. Commun., 4, 399–420, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-399-2021

Special issue: Virtual geoscience education resources (SE/GC inter-journal...

Geosci. Commun., 4, 399–420, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-399-2021

Research article 28 Sep 2021

Research article | 28 Sep 2021

Teaching with digital geology in the high Arctic: opportunities and challenges

Kim Senger et al.

Related authors

Review Article: Permafrost Trapped Natural Gas in Svalbard, Norway
Thomas Birchall, Malte Jochmann, Peter Betlem, Kim Senger, Andrew Hodson, and Snorre Olaussen
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2021-226,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2021-226, 2021
Manuscript not accepted for further review
Short summary
Numerical modelling of permafrost spring discharge and open-system pingo formation induced by basal permafrost aggradation
Mikkel Toft Hornum, Andrew Jonathan Hodson, Søren Jessen, Victor Bense, and Kim Senger
The Cryosphere, 14, 4627–4651, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-4627-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-4627-2020, 2020
Short summary
Sub-permafrost methane seepage from open-system pingos in Svalbard
Andrew J. Hodson, Aga Nowak, Mikkel T. Hornum, Kim Senger, Kelly Redeker, Hanne H. Christiansen, Søren Jessen, Peter Betlem, Steve F. Thornton, Alexandra V. Turchyn, Snorre Olaussen, and Alina Marca
The Cryosphere, 14, 3829–3842, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-3829-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-3829-2020, 2020
Short summary

Related subject area

Subject: Geoscience education | Keyword: Qualitative research
Pandemic Minecrafting: an analysis of the perceptions of and lessons learned from a gamified virtual geology field camp
Erika Rader, Renee Love, Darryl Reano, Tonia A. Dousay, and Natasha Wingerter
Geosci. Commun., 4, 475–492, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-475-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-475-2021, 2021
Short summary
Using PhET™ interactive simulation plate tectonics for initial teacher education
Bento Cavadas and Sara Aboim
Geosci. Commun., 4, 43–56, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-43-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-43-2021, 2021
Short summary

Cited articles

Ahlborn, M. and Stemmerik, L.: Depositional evolution of the Upper Carboniferous-Lower Permian Wordiekammen carbonate platform, Nordfjorden High, central Spitsbergen, Arctic Norway, Norw. J. Geol., 95, 91–126, 2015. 
Anell, I., Braathen, A., and Olaussen, S.: The Triassic-Early Jurassic of the northern Barents Shelf: a regional understanding of the Longyearbyen CO2 reservoir, Norw. J. Geol., 94, 83–98, 2014. 
Anell, I., Lecomte, I., Braathen, A., and Buckley, S.: Synthetic seismic illumination of small-scale growth faults, paralic deposits and low-angle clinoforms: A case study of the Triassic successions on Edgeøya, NW Barents Shelf, Mar. Petrol. Geol., 77, 625–639, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2016.07.005, 2016. 
Beka, T. I., Senger, K., Autio, U. A., Smirnov, M., and Birkelund, Y.: Integrated electromagnetic data investigation of a Mesozoic CO2 storage target reservoir-cap-rock succession, Svalbard, J. Appl. Geophys., 136, 417–430, 2017. 
Bergen, K. J., Johnson, P. A., Maarten, V., and Beroza, G. C.: Machine learning for data-driven discovery in solid Earth geoscience, Science, 363, eaau0323, https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aau0323, 2019. 
Download
Short summary
At UNIS, located at 78° N in Longyearbyen in Arctic Norway, we use digital outcrop models (DOMs) actively in a new course (AG222 Integrated Geological Methods: From Outcrop To Geomodel) to solve authentic geoscientific challenges. DOMs are shared through the open-access Svalbox geoscientific portal, along with 360° imagery, subsurface data and published geoscientific data from Svalbard. Here we share experiences from the AG222 course and Svalbox, both before and during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Altmetrics
Final-revised paper
Preprint