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Giving a clear and memorable presentation
Dave Carlson
Education and Outreach Director, UNAVCO, Boulder, CO, USA

A presentation can represent one of your most important and effective means of communication to many audiences. In this webinar, Dr. Dave Carlson, covers a variety of issues and techniques for effective use of the presentation format.

Recorded on 5 April 2011.

This video is part of an online lecture series coordinated by APECS, US NSF ARCSS Thermokarst Project, and the University of Canterbury to help early career polar researchers navigate their careers. For more information on the full series, visit

Presenter: Dave Carlson - Education and Outreach Director, UNAVCO, Boulder, CO, USA

PhD, Oceanography. Professor of Oceanography at Oregon State University until 1990. Director of the Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere Coupled Ocean Atmosphere Response Experiment (TOGA COARE) International Project Office— a large international project focused on the Western Pacific and global teleconnections, 1990 to 1994. Director of Atmospheric Technology Division for National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) until 2003. That group provided observing tools to weather, climate, and air quality research around the world. Director of the International Polar Year (IPY) International Programme Office from 2005 to 2010. IPY engaged thousands of geophysical, biological and social scientists in an intensive, internationally coordinated research campaign in the Arctic and the Antarctic. Education and Outreach Director for UNAVCO since October 2010.

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