ESS 595 B, Fall 2009
Scientific Writing and Graphics
Instructor: Steve Warren and Ed Waddington
Email: sgw at atmos.washington.edu; edw at uw.edu
Office: SGW -ATG 524; EDW - ATG 715
Office Hours: by arrangement
Telephone: SGW 543 7230; EDW 543 4585
Meeting Times and Locations
Wednesdays at 4:00-5:30
Location: MGH 254.
We meet once each week for about 1.5 hours.
As scientists, we all are interested n communicating our work effectively (or at least we should be). In this seminar, we will investigate how to do that, by reading and discussing articles by authorities in the field, practicing and critiquing our own writing, and writing by others.
Topics will cover abstracts, peer-reviewed texts, proposals, and scientific figures.
Interest in creating well-written scientific papers and proposals,and producing effective scientific graphics.
A graph that tells a story ...
Charles Joseph Minard's famous graph showing
the decreasing size of the Grande Armée as it marches to
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