Tag Archives: 2021

  1. Coastal optimism quilts journey to Louisiana

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    December 19, 2021 by Dr. G

    Image of quilt display in the New Orleans Convention Center

    The Stitching Hope for the Louisiana Coast quilt collection goes on display at the 2021 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans

  2. SciQuilt – DSDP Leg 3

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    September 4, 2021 by Dr. G

    Dr. G posing with quilt

    A quilt dedicated to the legacy of scientific ocean drilling and its role in proving the theory of plate tectonics

  3. TX – Gulf Coast Repository for IODP

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    August 27, 2021 by Dr. G

    Sign at the entrance to the IODP offices at Texas A&M University

    Check out what is behind the refrigeration doors in the Gulf Coast Repository for IODP!

  4. The Sabbatical v 2.0

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    August 19, 2021 by Dr. G

    My first sabbatical in 2013-2014 didn’t go quite as planned… and neither did this one.

  5. Full collection – Stitching Hope for the Louisiana Coast

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    June 30, 2021 by Dr. G

    All nine quilts are displayed in this post, with links to full descriptions and videos explaining their stories of coastal optimism.

  6. Drawing Down Towards Climate Solutions

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    June 24, 2021 by Dr. G

    Overview - Project Drawdown. Completed March 14, 2021, measures 18 inches across by 24 inches in height. Sashed half hexi pattern.

    A mini quilt collection that calls attention to climate solutions presented in the Project Drawdown sectors

  7. SciQuilt – The changing balance of Arctic sea ice

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    March 21, 2021 by Dr. G

    Quilt - The changing balance of Arctic sea ice

    I decided to try something different with my latest science-themed quilt – I challenged myself with a challenge! Curated Quilts …
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  8. SciQuilt – I HeART Earth Science

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    January 28, 2021 by Dr. G

    Image of hanging quilt I HeART Earth Science

    The online community platform Lifeology hosted a science communication challenge with the theme creativity in science. As I started reflecting …
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  9. Local Wisdom along the Louisiana Coast

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    January 11, 2021 by Dr. G

    front of quilt, Local Wisdom

    One way to combat coastal subsidence is to watch, to listen, and to learn from what locals have been doing and saying all along.

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I'm thrilled to be exhibiting my quilts and crocheted pieces at @jagardens, starting this weekend! It will be the first time my Drawing Down Towards Climate Solutions mini-quilts, plus my Stitching Hope for the Louisiana quilts, PLUS my crocheted temperature data will all be on display at once. For those in southeastern PA, I hope you are able to come out sometime before January 8 to stroll the beautiful arboretum and stop by the art gallery to view these pieces. Admission to the arboretum and gallery is free!
Finished this fun data visualization/quilt top that shares the daily Sky Cover measurements from @joides_resolution #EXP390. As sky cover is recorded in units zero to eight, I chose eight different batik fabrics to represent the scale (the deepest blue batik for the blue sky, and the darkest/black batik for when the sky was completely clouded over, and all shades of blue/grey in-between). As the expedition officially was April 7 thru June 7, 2022, there are 62 pieces of data/batik strips. The background fabric is filled with golden stars for the sky, and the bright gold border is my nod to our port city, where the fabric was purchased.
Thank you @SciHistoryOrg for hosting Start Talking Science 2022 - so great to be able to present alongside other Philly scientists about the work we do to a non-STEM audience of all ages! And a great opportunity to share the mission and how we do science at sea on @theJR #EXP390 #EXP393
Back at @pennlivearts this evening to hear the @blindboysofalabama - so incredible, so inspirational! The new songs were great, but my all-time favorite will always be Amazing Grace sung to The House of the Rising Sun (check it out if you have never heard this innovative mashup).
🎼 I love live New Orleans jazz - and tonight, I didn’t have to go to New Orleans, as the jazz came to me! 🎶 Such a fun concert by @newbreed_brassband. 🎵 The best part - the sousaphone player’s high school band teacher was there & brought his trumpet on stage and joined them for a few songs. 🎺 After the first song, he said he was getting emotional, as he was so proud of the group. I get it, teacher, I’m there with you.