Week 5 – Background & Methods sections of a paper; the importance of figures

Thursday, June 20

9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. Peer review of the Background and Methods sections; The importance of figures – how to produce effective ones

Due dates:

Assignments: Due Wednesday, June 26 by noon:

  • Produce at least two figures for your paper and/or talk

Readings: Due Thursday, June 27

  • Landes, K.K., 1952. Scrutiny of the Abstract, Geophysics, v. 17.
  • Video on how to write an abstract: https://vimeo.com/3968357