Working Groups – Art and Mountain Observatories

artTo get involved, contact the Coordinator for the “Art & Mountain Observatories” Working Group: Faerthen Felix.


Current group members:

Faerthen Felix, Amir Gohar, Bill Fox, Julia Klein, Erika Osborne, Bob Nakileza, Michael Nelson, Jeff Brown, Erica Krimmel, Catalina, Mark, Manuel.


News posts for this Working Group


Current Projects:

  • Word Clouds for brainstorming Post-it Note session.
  • Obstacles along the Knowledge-Value Chain: What are the difficulties in moving up the curve from data > knowledge > empathy > policy > action? What are the problems at each junction (see photo, above). How can they be neutralized? Please add your thoughts at the link above.
  • Interdisciplinary Mountain Journal:

Raw Meeting Notes Transcription:

1D
Faerthen Felix, Amir Gohar (wrangler?), Bill Fox, Julia Klein, Erika Osborne, Bob Nakileza

Diagram (“Roadblock Map”)
data->knowledge
steps/barriers: data management, data availability, inadequate conceptual models, time, options
knowledge->empathy/wisdom
steps/barriers: arts and humanities,communication,values,need multi-prong approach
empathy/wisdom->policy
steps/barriers: complacency, inadequate representation, perceived compromise,making a revolution
policy->action
steps/barriers: funding, lack of institutions, consensus

Research
Book: Our Threatened Mtn. Landscape
Platform for sharing
Continue developing above roadblock map (this is a publication!)

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2D Outreach and expansion of participation
Amir (wrangler), Bill F. , Jeff, F.F., Michael, Catalina, Erika, Erica, Mark, Manuel

What can a network provide sites? Why should join?
Services

Twitter
Facebook
Website
Annual meetings
Resources
Exchanges

A. Best Practices
B.

Publication (Newsletters, Coffee table book, Multidisciplinary Mountain Journal
Listservs
Arts at GNOMOS
Awards (self, outside)
Swag!
Online Membership w/checkboxes

Resources

Links to BMPs
Links to funding organizations

WHY
1) It is a Global Network
2) Want to grow it
3) Is it important?
4) Added value

a) Intellectual capital
b) Influence
c) Cross-cultural/boundaries

5) Our “worlds” are affected by Global Process

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3D Arts and Humanities
SAME NAMES AS 2D

Yes
Groovy Communication – demystification
Adds meaning
science incomplete
for ____________
Mountains include people
A/H has an ability to connect all people/world
A/H can affect and inform public opinion

Research A/H makes for better science
Longevity of network depends on this (S/A/H)
Research-test claim that inclusive effort
increases diversity in STEM
increases community appreciation
keeps scientists safe
increases institutional support
Network of A/H within the network-connected to other efforts (RCN)
What does a real S/A collaboration look like
models

A/H gives us important tools
models for argumentation
arg. analysis
provides critical metaphors
great marketing

Models of real collaboration
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models of research
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models of culturally wise/respectful sciences