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8:00 am
$30

Measuring Landscape Performance: Practical Steps & Resources to Conduct Performance Evaluations

Wednesday, September 13 @ 8:00 am-10:00 am
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Registration is required. CLICK “Find Out More” to register!

COST: $30 for Academy of Science-St. Louis Members and Constituents, USGBC-MGC Members, Missouri Botanical Garden Members, and Missouri Community Forestry Council Members

$45 for Non-members

Featured Speaker: Barbara Deutsch, Executive Director, Landscape Architecture Foundation 

A primer on evaluating the environmental, social, and economic performance of landscape projects. Learn about methods, tools, and key success factors to identify and quantify performance benefits, including how to choose the right metrics.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Submitted for approval of 2 GBCI CE Hours and 2 AIA LU/HSW 

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7:00 pm
Free

Taking Pictures: Virtual Reality and Emerging Tech in Geology and Planetary Exploration

Wednesday, September 13 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Missouri History Museum,
5700 Lindell Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63112 United States
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Registration not required. FREE and OPEN to ALL. Middle and high school students welcome. Parking is free in the History Museum lots, on the street in Forest Park, or in the East and West lots across from the Judith and Dennis Jones Visitor Center.

Featured Speaker: Martin Pratt, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Fossett Lab for Virtual Planetary Exploration, Washington University in St. Louis; Adjunct Research Scientist - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Virtual and augmented reality technology provides a new and exciting platform for scientific visualization. Seismologist and research scientist, Dr. Martin Pratt talks about Washington University’s Fossett Lab for Planetary Exploration and its use of augmented reality and Microsoft’s HoloLens to explore both Earth and Mars-based data. And he shares his work with a planetarium show that uses both visuals and sounds to explore seismology and the structure of the Earth. It’s a panoramic story on the use of photography in science today you won’t want to miss.

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