Introduction to Research and Scientific Communication
Fall Semester 2016
Note: Below is a preliminary list of topics that may change
during the course of the semesters.
"Chapters" refer to class notes rather than to the text.
Week 1: 20 Aug
- The MIT Guide to Science and Engineering Communication by
James G. Paradis and Muriel L. Zimmerman
- Eloquent Science: A practical guide to becoming a better
Writer, Speaker & Atmospheric Scientist by
David M. Shultz
- brain rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at
Work, Home and School by John Medina
Links to scholarly databases
- NMT Skeen Library has a
quick link to "Web of Science" and a list of electronic journals subscribed
to by the Skeen Library.
- arXiv.org gives open access to
e-prints in several disciplines. These are often versions that have been
submitted but have not yet been through the peer-review process.
Links to astrophysics journals
Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems (JAMES) AGU Open
Links to atmospheric physics journals