Week 6 – Parts of an effective scientific paper: Good figures + Abstract and Conclusion

Thursday, June 27


Agenda
9:00 A.M.- 11:00 A.M. Discussion/workshop about how to produce effective figures; Writing the Abstract and Conclusion

Due dates:

Assignment: Due Wednesday, July 10 by noon:

  • Write a draft of your Abstract

Readings: Due Thursday, July 11

  • Landes, K.K., 1952. Scrutiny of the Abstract, Geophysics, v. 17.
  • Video on how to write an abstract: https://vimeo.com/3968357
Handouts:
  • Peer review guidelines for the Abstract
  • Peter Molnar’s “better” abstract
  • R. Norgaard – Abstract