GC Insights
GC Insights
Editor(s): GC editors (see editorial board webpage)

This is a thematic collection of articles that underwent the regular submission and review process of Geoscience Communication.

GC Insights are research articles presenting innovative and well-founded ideas related to geoscience communication in a concise way using 500–1500 words and a maximum of one figure or table. Submissions of GC Insights will only be sent out for review if the executive editors consider the content robust, transparent, and well-founded.

Please refer to the GC manuscript types for further details.

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26 Mar 2024
GC Insights: The Anthro-Pokécene – Environmental impacts echoed in the Pokémon world
Lewis James Alcott and Taylor Maavara
Geosci. Commun. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2024-2,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2024-2, 2024
Preprint under review for GC (discussion: final response, 2 comments)
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06 Mar 2024
GC Insights: Communicating changes in local climate risk using a physically plausible causal chain
Ed Hawkins, Nigel Arnell, Jamie Hannaford, and Rowan Sutton
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-289,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-289, 2024
Preprint under review for GC (discussion: final response, 2 comments)
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01 Feb 2024
GC Insights: Fostering transformative change for biodiversity restoration through transdisciplinary research
Bikem Ekberzade, A. Rita Carrasco, Adam Izdebski, Adriano Sofo, Annegret Larsen, Felicia O. Akinyemi, Viktor J. Bruckman, Noel Baker, Simon Clark, and Chloe Hill
Geosci. Commun., 7, 57–61, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-7-57-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-7-57-2024, 2024
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19 Dec 2023
GC Insights: Open R-code to communicate the impact of co-occurring natural hazards
John Hillier, Adrian Champion, Tom Perkins, Freya Garry, and Hannah Bloomfield
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2023-2799,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2023-2799, 2023
Preprint under review for GC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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05 Oct 2023
GC Insights: The crystal structures behind mineral properties – a case study of using TotBlocks in an undergraduate optical mineralogy lab
Derek D. V. Leung and Paige E. dePolo
Geosci. Commun., 6, 125–129, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-6-125-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-6-125-2023, 2023
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19 Sep 2023
GC Insights: Lessons from participatory water quality research in the upper Santa River basin, Peru
Sally Rangecroft, Caroline Clason, Rosa Maria Dextre, Isabel Richter, Claire Kelly, Cecilia Turin, Claudia V. Grados-Bueno, Beatriz Fuentealba, Mirtha Camacho Hernandez, Sergio Morera Julca, John Martin, and John Adam Guy
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2023-2115,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2023-2115, 2023
Revised manuscript accepted for GC (discussion: final response, 8 comments)
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22 Mar 2023
GC Insights: Enhancing inclusive engagement with the geosciences through art–science collaborations
Rosalie A. Wright, Kurt Jackson, Cécile Girardin, Natasha Smith, and Lisa M. Wedding
Geosci. Commun., 6, 39–43, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-6-39-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-6-39-2023, 2023
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21 Feb 2023
GC Insights: Nature stripes for raising engagement with biodiversity loss
Miles Richardson
Geosci. Commun., 6, 11–14, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-6-11-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-6-11-2023, 2023
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20 Sep 2022
GC Insights: Diversifying the geosciences in higher education: a manifesto for change
Caitlyn A. Hall, Sam Illingworth, Solmaz Mohadjer, Mathew Koll Roxy, Craig Poku, Frederick Otu-Larbi, Darryl Reano, Mara Freilich, Maria-Luisa Veisaga, Miguel Valencia, and Joey Morales
Geosci. Commun., 5, 275–280, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-5-275-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-5-275-2022, 2022
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19 Jul 2022
GC Insights: Geoscience students' experience of writing academic poetry as an aid to their science education
Alice Wardle and Sam Illingworth
Geosci. Commun., 5, 221–225, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-5-221-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-5-221-2022, 2022
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29 Apr 2022
GC Insights: Space sector careers resources in the UK need a greater diversity of roles
Martin O. Archer, Cara L. Waters, Shafiat Dewan, Simon Foster, and Antonio Portas
Geosci. Commun., 5, 119–123, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-5-119-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-5-119-2022, 2022
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11 Mar 2022
GC Insights: Rainbow colour maps remain widely used in the geosciences
Richard M. Westaway
Geosci. Commun., 5, 83–86, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-5-83-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-5-83-2022, 2022
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06 Jan 2022
GC Insights: Identifying conditions that sculpted bedforms – human insights to building an effective AI (artificial intelligence)
John K. Hillier, Chris Unsworth, Luke De Clerk, and Sergey Savel'ev
Geosci. Commun., 5, 11–15, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-5-11-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-5-11-2022, 2022
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