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Dr. Emily CoBabe-Amman

 

Dr. Emily CoBabe-Amman

Phone: (303) 492-6412
Fax: (303) 492-6444
E-mail: ecobabe@spaceeducation.org

Emily CoBabe-Ammann is head of the Office of Communication and Outreach at the University of Colorado’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP). She is the E/PO lead for CU’s Center for Astrobiology, as well as several mission/instrument programs currently underway at LASP.  She has developed the E/PO program in space physics (including a new planetarium show, teacher’s workshop, virtual educational community, distance learning products, and lessons), as well as for solar system education. She is the E/PO lead for the Electronic Geophysical Year (eGY), one of the IGY anniversary years, where the programs focus is on virtual education.  In addition, her program supports community-based outreach projects in atmospheric science and climate change, space science workshops for journalists, undergraduate research programs with an emphasis on hands-on learning and a variety of both formal and informal K-12 space science education experiences. She received her Ph.D. in Earth and Planetary Sciences from Harvard University in 1991, where she studied the evolutionary history of chemosynthetic organisms.


 

 

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December 14, 2010