David Scott Silverberg, Ph.D.
Curriculum Vita - (single page resume/portfolio available on request)
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Doctor of Philosophy; Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences; Massachusetts Institute of Technology . Doctoral earth science projects with field work in and papers published on the Pioneer Wilderness Area (South-Central Idaho, USA); the Valley of Flowers and Gangotri Conservation Areas (Kumaun Himalaya, India); and the High Pennine Alps ( Valais, Switzerland and Arolla, Italy).
Master of Science; Department of Geological Sciences, Western Washington University . Master's earth science projects with field work in and papers and maps published on the North Cascades ( Washington, USA).
Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude; Dept. of Geological Sciences, Western Washington University .
Undergraduate Studies; The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington; Biological & Earth Sciences; Education Studies; Land Use and Natural Resource Planning.
Undergraduate Studies; University of California, Santa Cruz, Biology and Environmental Studies Double Major.
Undergraduate and Graduate Courses Taught
Conservation Biology (ENV 340, Spring Semester, 2004, 2006) & Environmental Studies of the Andes (ENV 301, Spring Semester 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006); Centers for Interamerican Studies (CEDEI) & Environmental Learning Institute, Cuenca, Ecuador, St. Ambrose University.
Field Biology & Field Geology in the Tundra & Taiga Ecosystems, ( Brooks Range and Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; Summer Session, 2004). (University of Alaska-Anchorage, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; Colorado School of Mines; Environmental Learning Institute).
Field Biology & Field Geology in the Coastal Temperate Rainforest and Tundra & Taiga Ecosystems, ( British Columbia Coast Range, Yukon Territory; Summer Session, 2004). (University of Alaska-Anchorage, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; Colorado School of Mines; Environmental Learning Institute).
Field Biology & Field Geology in the Canadian Temperate Rainforests, British Columbia (Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve), Canada (Summer Session, 2003, 2004, 2005). (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; Colorado School of Mines; Environmental Learning Institute)
Field Biology & Field Geology in the Belize Tropical Coastal Ecosystems, Belize (Summer Session, 2004). (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; Colorado School of Mines; Environmental Learning Institute).
Field Biology & Field Geology in the Mayan Coast (Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve), Quintana Roo, Mexico (Summer Session, 2003, 2004). (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; Colorado School of Mines; Environmental Learning Institute).
Field Biology & Field Geology in the Tundra & Taiga Ecosystems, ( Alaska Range Protected Areas; Summer Session, 2003). (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; Colorado School of Mines; Environmental Learning Institute).
Conservation Biology (Spring Semester, 2003), Prescott College Adult Degree Program.
Field Biology & Field Geology of the Baja Peninsula, Mexico (Winter Intersession 2003); Colorado School of Mines & Environmental Learning Institute.
Inquiry-based Learning Approach to Environmental Change in the Mayan Coast (Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve), Quintana Roo, Mexico (Summer Session, 2002). ( Colorado School of Mines; Rider University, Environmental Learning Institute).
Inquiry-based Learning Approach to Environmental Change in Baja California Mexico (Valle de los Cirios Protected Area; Summer Session, 2002). ( Colorado School of Mines; Rider University, Environmental Learning Institute).
Inquiry-based Learning Approach to Environmental Change in the USA and Canadian Temperate Rainforests, Washington State, USA and British Columbia (Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve), Canada (Summer Session, 2002). ( Colorado School of Mines; Rider University, Environmental Learning Institute)
Methods in Inquiry-based Environmental Science Secondary Education, Costa Rica (Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation/Rider University; co-teach, Summer Session, 2001)
Environmental Science, Ethics and Public Policy (GEOL 1055, Fall semester, 2000) ( University of Pittsburgh, Institute for Shipboard Education, Semester at Sea)
Oceanography (GEOL 0890, Fall Semester, 2000) ( University of Pittsburgh, , Institute for Shipboard Education, Semester at Sea)
Natural History of Protected Areas (GEOG 1220, Fall Semester, 2000) ( University of Pittsburgh, Institute for Shipboard Education, Semester at Sea)
Core Curriculum for Semester at Sea ( University of Pittsburgh, Institute for Shipboard Education, Semester at Sea; co-teach, Fall Semester, 2000)
Natural History of South Asia: Indian and Nepal (Prescott College/Institute for Village Studies, Spring Semester, 2000)
Environmental Ethics and Public Policy of South- and Southeast Asia: India, Nepal, Thailand (Prescott College/Evergreen State College/Institute for Village Studies, Spring Semester, 2000)
Introduction to Environmental Sciences (GEOL; Metropolitan State College of Denver, Spring Semester, 1999)
Principles of Coastal Resource Management (Boston University/School for Field Studies; co-teach, Fall Semester, 1995)
Conserving Marine Resources and Coastal Rainforests (Boston University/School for Field Studies; co-teach, Summer Session, 1996)
Coastal Ecology (Boston University/School for Field Studies; co-teach)
Directed Research in Coastal Zone Management (Boston University/School for Field Studies; co-teach, 1995-1996)
Global Change & Earth System Sciences (University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1990-1991)
Scientific Writing Tutorial (University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1990-1991)
Geologic Development of the Himalaya (University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1990-1991)
Historical Geology (GEOL 104; University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1990-1991)
Structural Geology (GEOL 216; University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1990-1991)
Concurrent Post-Secondary Academic Appointments
Master of Arts Program Faculty (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005) Prescott College, Tucson, AZ. Graduate Student Advisor: Ed Wilcox; Graduate Student Master's Thesis Committee: David Black, M.A. (Thesis: "International Development in Africa: Emerging Paradigms in Social Change and Biological Conservation"). Faculty in Adult Undergraduate Degree Program (Conservation Biology); Master of Arts Program Thesis Proposal Qualifying Packet External Reader: Greg Meyer (Thesis: The Geography, Ecology and Conservation of the Islands of Bahia de los Angeles, Baja California, Mexico.).
Lecturer (Fall, 2000 semester) University of Pittsburgh, PA.
Lecturer (March, 1995 - September, 1996) College of Liberal Arts, Boston University, Boston, MA. USA
Research Fellow (August 1991 - August 1993) Department of Earth Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA.
Adjunct Assistant Professor (Jan. 1991 - Jan. 1992), Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
Post-Doctoral Fellow (August 1990 - August 1991) Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Environmental Learning Institute http://www.environmentallearning.org/
Position: Founding Executive Director
Portfolio: The Environmental Learning Institute is a Arizona registered not-for-profit organization conducting environmental research and offering undergraduate and graduate field study courses in Field Biology; Field Geology; Environmental Science, Ethics and Public Policy; and Science Education. Course areas include: Colorado River Watershed, Alaska, Baja California, Mexico, Canada, Nepal, Thailand, Ecuador, Peru. The Institute also undertakes projects with local partners such as: (1) Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation supported in-service field-based professional development graduate courses for secondary high school science teachers in Global Environmental Change in Baja California, Mexico; Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Quintana Roo, Mexico; Clayoquot Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Institute processes and content are driven by the National Science Education Standards (NSES) for Earth Science and Science as Inquiry. (2) Hesquiaht First Nations, Clayoquot Sound, British Columbia, Canada, Management for a Living Hesquiaht Harbor. (3) Amigos de Sian Ka'an, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Quintana Roo, Mexico. (4) Niparaja A.C., La Paz, Mexico and Cuerpos Concervacion Mexico field project in proposed coastal protected area, Sierra de la Gigantes, Baja California. Water quality investigation for ranches and interpretative program. Physical/Biological geographic and cultural assets survey. Developing trail system and interpretation data base.
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Leadership Program for Teachers www.woodrow.org/teachers
Position: Senior Advisor, CORE science institute facilitator/faculty, Costa Rica, GLOBAL CHANGE and Its Effects
Duration of Employment: 1999, 2000, 2001.
Portfolio: The Woodrow Wilson COntent-driven Reform in Education (CORE) Institute in Environmental Science (new in 1999;) is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and open to science and math teachers (grades 5-12) in public and private middle level and high schools in the United States and Department of Defense Dependents' schools. Institute processes and content are driven by the National Science Education Standards (NSES) for Earth Science, http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/nses/html/6e.html#csd912, and Science as Inquiry, http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/nses/html/6e.html#csa912. Science as inquiry, team teaching, collaborative learning, and problem solving - that is, learning for higher standards for all students - was modeled. Teachers had access to computer labs at which I tutored 18 teachers in creating their personal WWW Page including introduction to HTML, images, text, links, targets and design. Integration of the Internet and World Wide Web was woven throughout. The Costa Rica program was field-based working in La Selva (Carribean Lowland Rainforest), Palo Verde ( Tropical Dry Forest) and Las Cruces (Pre-Montane Wet Forest). CORE facilitators worked with local area experts from the Organization for Tropical Studies in the management of 13 teacher-initiated environmental research projects.
University of Pittsburg, Institute for Shipboard Education, Semester at Sea http://www.semesteratsea.com
Position: Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Duration of Employment: September - December, 2000
Portfolio: This is a round-the-world shipboard university program. Courses Taught: Natural History of Protected Environments; Environmental Science, Ethics and Public Policy; Oceanography; World Geography. Science Faculty Representative for the CORE curriculum.
Courses utilize case studies, lecture, seminar, cooperative learning, team and individual projects. Emphasis on written and oral communication skills. Design and lead field trips in each of the following locations: Kobe, Japan; Shanghai, P.R.C.; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Penang, Malaysia; Chennai, India; Mombasa, Kenya; Capetown, South Africa; Bahia, Brazil; Havana, Cuba.
Colorado Outward Bound School http://www.cobs.org
Position: Contracted Environmental Learning Director
Duration of Employment: 1998-2000.
Portfolio: Managing multi-site environmental and service learning training and education resources. Advancing wilderness education and environmental stewardship at COBS and better extending COBS services into the local, regional and national education and resource management communities. Develop and enhance the wilderness, environmental and service education vision and curriculum for COBS and disemminate into the field by training (New Staff, Returning Staff, Course Directors, Course Orientations, Professional Development Courses), manuals, and other materials. Developing frameworks, pedagogy, standards, curriculum, learning units, assessment and evaluation for environmental learning in COBS expeditionary learning (Challenge education). Actively networking with and developing relationships with schools, service organizations and community agencies in the interest of ascertaining needs for environmental education and developing programs that address these needs. Developing and promoting the concept of service learning in COBS as it relates to wilderness education. Ensuring evaluation of staff in regard to delivering wilderness education curriculum and service learning. Developing and implementing environmental learning assessment tools in most COBS programs for both staff and participants. Coordinating and convening COBS environmental education invitational events. Editing a expeditionary learning environmental learning field book with themes: cultural landscapes, environmental aesthetics, stewardship, history/philosophy/ethics, natural history. Geographic scope including but not restricted to Colorado Front Range, Mosquito Range, Collegiates, San Juans, Elks, Sangre De Cristos, Vidavoo, Colorado Plateau, La Sals, Colorado River, Green River, Dolores River, Uintas, Joshua Tree, Baja California, Alaska Coast Range.
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Position: Adjunct Professor
Duration of Employment: 1999
Portfolio: Design and instruct two sections of Introduction to Environmental Sciences, GEG 120. 3 credit hour course. The course is an introduction to the study of the physical environment and some of the major related issues and problems. The areas of concern include the nature of the environment, climatic factors, agriculture, solid and hazardous waste site location, global environmental hazards, land use, water resources, energy and mineral resources as well as environmental ethics and management and decision making. General Studies Course, Level II-Natural Science.
The School for Field Studies, an affiliate of Boston University http://www.fieldstudies.org/pages/programs/canada.html
Positions: (1) Founding British Columbia Canada Field Director, (2) East Africa Consultant
Duration of Employment: 1995-1996
Education Research and Development Consultant for East African Program
Portfolio: Reconnaissance and site feasibility studies for community-based wildlife management program, post-secondary level accredited by Boston University. Site visits in Kenya and Tanzania. Campus resource analysis including: shelter, food, transport, communication, staff, residential/education/business/government/ NGO/business sectors, objective/subjective risk analysis, action research project programming.
Founding Field Director
Portfolio: Founding Field Director of accredited undergraduate university residential service learning research and education center focussing on community-based natural resource applied science and education programming. Campus and physical plant reconnaissance and site selection. Recruit, select and manage a team of post-Ph.D. or equivalent level faculty and adjunct faculty (First Nations Resource Sociology, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, forest resource ecology, near-shore marine resource ecology, resource economics/sociology, rural community development, ethnobotany, community-based natural resource education), site manager, logistics coordinator, food manager, student affairs manager, 3 graduate interns, 30 third-year university students; Manage all institutional relations, all community relations, all group process/conflict resolution, interdisciplinary curriculum (two 14-week semesters and two four-week summer sessions) design, development, implementation and evaluation; Supervise on all site and program logistics (housing, kitchen, dining, classrooms, labs, library, docks, boats, marine engines, buses, vans, trucks, equipment); Lease negotiations and contract write-up; Expedition and scientific leader for remote coastal rainforest projects; Budget development and management (Quicken); supervise site and program risk management plan; Facilitator for solicitation, design, development, management and evaluation of faculty-led student directed-research projects with community partners from First Nations, Federal, Provincial, Municipal, NGO, business, residential and educational sectors. Team-taught courses in "Conserving marine resources and coastal rainforests", "Principles of resource management", "Coastal ecology", Economic and ethical issues in sustainable development", "Directed research in coastal zone management" including curriculum in "Epistemology and philosophy of action research, research design, and statistics", "Wilderness skills", "Introduction to Natural History". Write catalogue descriptions of program, student solicitation and welcome letters, co-write and edit center handbook, academic handbook. Attend Board of Directors Meeting and Risk Committee Meeting. Make recommendations on restructuring of SFS governance and planning of annual staff meeting.
The Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps-The National Civilian Community Corps, U.S. Federal Government. http://www.americorps.org/nccc/
Founding Associate Director for Environmental Programs (August, 1994 to March, 1995)
Founding Special Assistant to the Director, Environment, Education and Human Resources (February-August, 1994)
Portfolio: A Start-up federal agency (23,000 participants with 7,000 on environment programs in '95-'96) with strong bipartisan congressional support to set up a demonstration multi-site community-service program in national service with residential campuses at down-sizing military facilities modeled on the old CCC, with the intent to provide national service learning projects, utilizing the best of the military and civilian communities. Corps members are 50% college experienced/graduated, and 20% high school drop outs. My direct responsibilities included design, development, management and evaluation of service learning project programming in Environment and Education, and an advisor on Health and Human Needs/Safety. Strategic Planning. Fundamental Policy Formulation. Advisor on campus site selection with responsibilities for resourcing housing, classroom and administration spaces. Advisor on selection of equipment and corps member clothing. Development of purpose, goals, objectives, milestones, tasks and assessment for community-based project programming. Project hazards assessment process and documentation. All campus-level community project budget development. Service Learning Curriculum Development. Environmental electronic networking manager and instructor. Regional project development with participating town, city, county, state and federal agencies, non-government non-profit and community organizations. National environmental POC for all programs including NEPA/CERCLA/Base Closure Act compliance; Technical Assistance in Service Learning and Organizational Development; Organized Corps Member outdoor clubs and environmental consortiums. Design, co-development and management of Project and Academy Management Information Systems (FoxPro); Staff Training in Service Learning and the Development of Corps Member Individualized Learning Plans; Development of Statements of Work; Solicit and interview candidates for senior and intermediate staff positions; Counsel and motivate staff (ages 21 to 58); Participate in recruitment drive and evaluate corps member applications. Participant in In-Process Reviews of Program. Supervise preparation of all AmeriCorps*NCCC corporation and congressional project impact reports; Develop, orchestrate and administer AmeriCorps*NCCC federal interagency agreements and memorandum of understanding (e.g. Agreement of Federal Agencies on Ecosystem Management in the Chesapeake Bay, DOD Army Corps of Engineers MOU, USDA Forest Service Cooperative Agreement; American Red Cross MOU); advisor to other Corporation for National Service environmental programs. Corporation for National Service (NCCC) Point of Contact for White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, White House Office of Environmental Policy, U.S. State Department, U.S. Department of Education. Co-organizer of White House Conference on Partnerships in Environmental Education. Received the highest rating by corps members of all pre- and in-service training providers as measured by standardized evaluation tool.
The Center for Field Research (CFR)-Earthwatch www.earthwatch.org
Executive Director (October, 1992 - January, 1994)
Portfolio: Non-government participatory environmental and cultural science operational foundation. Management of the CFR FY93 plan and budget ($9.6 million annual CFR-Earthwatch expenditures, $3.0 million grants inclusive), oversight program development, peer review, and co-management of CFR-Earthwatch corporate, foundation, government and individual donor fundraising campaigns. I was responsible and accountable for 170 multi-site projects annually (100 new start-ups and 70 renewals in over 60 countries involving over 300 scientists and 3500 volunteers annually). Initiate and manage international program initiatives in Conservation Biology, Sustainable Development, Earth System Sciences, Endangered Habitats, Protecting Cultural Diversity. Initiate, write and manage cooperative agreements with government agencies (e.g. USNPS, USBLM, USFS, USFWS, USBOR, Third World Academy of Sciences, Israel Nature Reserves Authority) and NGOs (The Nature Conservancy, The Center for Marine Conservation, IUCN, World Wildlife Fund). Advise membership campaigns, new publications initiatives, annual appeals, field operations, sales. Supervise staff performance evaluations. Chair weekly Project Review meetings, report results to the Management Team and President. Coordination of the International Science Advisory Board; coordination of international affiliate program officers; copy review of all printed materials (including monthly magazine) for scientific content; represent Earthwatch at international professional conferences and meetings. Design and initiate new programs of sponsorship. Coordinate publication of all scientific textural materials. Earthwatch expedition site visits providing technical assistance and emergency expedition leadership. 1993 Annual Conference Co-Organizer (Budget $115,000): Education for a Fast-Changing World. Events: MIT Media Lab presentation at American Academy of Arts and Sciences; 6 panel colloquia (headed by E.O. Wilson, Jason Clay, Sir Crispin Tickell, David Challinor, Irv DeVore, Brian Rosborough) with 100 international scientists at Harvard Science Center; Environmental and Cultural Science Poster Session.
Director of Research (May - September, 1992) Supervisor/Management.
Portfolio: Coordinate staff of 4 Ph.D. level scholars and 2 administrative assistants for development of international multi-disciplinary program of research sponsorship. Coordinate with international affiliate offices ( Oxford, England; Sydney, Australia). Primary responsibilities include research/education proposal evaluation, budget development, scientific planning, program development and management for $3 million annual research grants program. Earthwatch expedition site visits providing technical assistance and emergency expedition leadership. Supervise peer review process for over 300 research proposals annually. Create program of 170 sponsored projects in the physical, biological, and social sciences and humanities. Sponsored program becomes basis for teacher and artist fellowship, student scholarship and curriculum development programs. Report to President & Management Team.
Earth & Environmental Sciences, Founding Program Director (June, 1989 - April, 1992)
Portfolio: Primary responsibilities include research/education proposal evaluation, budget development, scientific planning, program development and management for the earth and environmental sciences research program. Earthwatch expedition site visits providing technical assistance and emergency expedition leadership. Manage peer review process for over 50 research proposals annually. Science Director of Mission to Earth, US-USSR Cooperative Research Program funded by grants from the Ford Foundation. Responsible for the successful development and implementation of 15 environmental field research projects in the USSR and Eastern Europe, 1990-1991.
Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor
Duration of Employment: One (1) Year, (Sept. 1990 - Aug. 1991).
Portfolio: Doctoral Student Co-Adviser; Doctoral Qualifications Committees. Taught 5 semester courses: One Earth, One Environment: Global Change & Earth System Sciences (New Course); Geologic Evolution of the Himalayan Mountains (New Course); Historical Geology; Introduction to Structural Geology; Scientific Writing Tutorial. Evaluated by students as the "best" teacher in the department as measured by standardized evaluations.
National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C.
Position: Cultural and natural history expert.
Duration of Employment: 2004, 2005, 2006.
Portfolio: Galapagos, Ecuador; Baja & Sea of Cortez, Mexico; Rain and Cloud Forests, Costa Rica; Costa Rica & Panamanian Coasts/Panama Canal; Inside Passage, Alaska; South Seas: Cook Islands to Papua New Guineau; Rajasthan, India; Ngorongoro & Serengetti, Tanzania; Tropical Forests and Reefs, Belize; North Atlantic: Norway to Iceland; The Baltic Sea.
United States Department of Education
Program: Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP)
Position: Panel 9 Grant proposal reviewer
Duration of Employment: April, 2005
Portfolio: The program provides grants to effect long-range improvement in science education at predominantly minority institutions and to increase the flow of underrepresented ethnic minorities, particularly minority women, into science and engineering careers.
United States Department of Education Safe and Drug Free Schools Program Mentoring Program www.ed.gov
Position: Panel 7 Grant proposal reviewer
Duration of Employment: August - September, 2002
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Position: Cultural and natural history study leader.
Duration of Employment: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004.
Portfolio: USA Western National Parks; San Juan Mountains, Colorado; Sonoran Desert, Arizona; Big Bend National Park, Texas; Olympic National Park, Washington; Costa Rica; Iceland; Mexico, Guatamala, Nicaragua, Panama, Grand Cayman.
Institute for Village Studies, www.villagestudies.org
Position: Teacher and Consultant
Duration of Contract: January - March 2000.
Portfolio: Instruct 23 college and senior high school students (accredited through The Evergreen State College, Prescott College and Spring Street School respectively.) in a India, Nepal, and Thailand field-based education program. Subjects taught: Comparative International Education Studies; Natural History; Human Ecology; Environmental Science, Ethics and Public Policy; Sustainable Development Issues.
Corporation for National and Community Service www.americorps.org
Position: Contracted reviewer for national training and technical assistance provider proposals.
Duration of Employment: January-February, 2000
Portfolio: Evaluate LEADERSHIP TRAINING and TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE proposals with criteria including evidence demonstrating the applicant's understanding of the goals of the Corporation; effective principles of adult learning; the goals of all the Corporation's program streams; and the Corporation's training and technical assistance requirements and principles as outlined in the Notice. Soundness of proposed strategy, including: educational soundness; audience appropriateness; strategic nature; effectiveness; and creativity of applicant's approach. Evidence of organizational experience in delivering research-based high-quality training and technical assistance in LEADERSHIP. Evidence of organizational experience in delivering research-based high-quality training and technical assistance in a flexible, responsive, collaborative and creative manner. Evidence of organizational experience in -- or knowledge of -- national or community service. Evidence of staff training or experience in the content area and in providing training and technical assistance to adults. Demonstrated ability to manage a federal grant or apply sound fiscal management principles to grants and cost accounting. Demonstrated ability to provide training and technical assistance services nationwide. Applicant's proposal for assessing the need for and effectiveness of its services and products delivered under the award. Applicant's plans to use assessments of its services and products to modify and improve subsequent services and products. Cost-effectiveness, as determined by cost of each proposed training and technical assistance activity in relation to the scope and depth of the services proposed (i.e., the number of states, programs and individuals the proposed activities are intended to reach). Scope of proposed T/TA activity (i.e., the number of states, programs and individuals the proposed activities are intended to reach). The clarity and thoroughness of the budget and budget narrative.
GEAR UP Program www.ed.gov/gearup
Position: Chairman of Rocky Mountain Field Review Panel
Duration of Employment: May - June, 1999
Portfolio: Chair Rocky Mountain ( Denver) review panel of proposals. Participate in final reviews in Washington DC. GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is modeled in part after President Clinton's High Hopes for College proposal to create a national goal that every college should partner with at least one middle school in a low-income community to help raise expectations and ensure that students are well-prepared for college. GEAR UP also builds on an existing State early college awareness program. This new competitive grant program administered by the U.S. Department of Education supports early college preparation and awareness activities at both the local and the State level. The President's FY2000 budget doubled the funding for GEAR UP from $120 million in FY99 to $240 million in FY2000, and it enabled GEAR UP to reach almost 400,000 students in the year 2000. GEAR UP Partnership grants. As outlined in the President's High Hopes for College proposal, this initiative awards multi-year grants to locally-designed partnerships between colleges and low-income middle schools, plus at least two other partners -- such as community organizations, businesses, religious groups, State education agencies, parent groups, or non-profits -- to increase college-going rates among low-income youth.
Rocky Mountain School for Expeditionary Learning www.pebc.org/RMSEL.htm
Position: Substitute teacher for middle and high school
Duration of Employment: Fall 1998 - Spring 1999
Portfolio: Substitute science and math teacher for expeditionary learning public charter middle and high school. External member for graduation passage panel committee (senior portfolio evaluation).
Spring Street High School
Duration of Contract: January - February1998
Portfolio: Design and teach high school wilderness leadership and skills, natural history field course on Colorado Plateau and Sonoran desert based on Washington State education standards. This is an annual four week program.
Explore, Inc. Extended Learning
Position: Founding Vice President for Education and Training
Duration of Employment: 1997
Portfolio: Start-up/new venture multi-site K-8 before- and after-school extended learning program sited on primary and middle school campuses (urban/suburban/rural). Senior management of all educational products (extended staff of 30 consultants): design, development, implementation, staffing, training and evaluation of curriculum in study skills, homework support, time management, phonics, physical education, creative expression, service learning (environment, conservation, literacy, citizenship, intergenerational), technology (digital/tape/multimedia: HyperStudio, Snappy, WebWhacker, Office 97, Adobe Photoshop, Kai's Power Tools, Windows '95 OS, MAC 7.5+ OS, ComputerEyes/NB, TelevEyes/SC, MS Publisher 97, WWW browsers, camcorder, digital camera). Curriculum titles included: One Earth One Planet, Community Our Sense of Place. Personally supervised and team-taught all pre- and in-service trainings for teachers and staff in the pilot. Manage pilot production budget of $250,000. Pilot ramped up to over 200 schools. Performance standards based: McREL National, Maryland State Performance Assessment Program, New Jersey State, E.D. Hirsch Core Curriculum.
Graduate School (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) Positions
Ph.D. completed in five (5) years.
M.Sc. completed in two (2) years.
Research Assistant (July, 1985 - June, 1989) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Optical microscopy, gas source mass spectrometry, computer programming (Primarily Apple/Macintosh operating systems; PASCAL, FORTRAN, HP BASIC), electron microscopy (JEOL 733 Superprobe: SEM, WDS, EDS, Image Processing), computer & hand drafting. Geologic fieldwork in: the Garhwal Himalaya, India; the Pennine Alps, Italy; the Penninic Alps, Switzerland; Pioneer Mountains and Albion Mountains, Idaho; Panamint and Death Valley, California. Responsible for supervision & training of field assistants. Co-taught Geology Field Camp ( Death Valley); Introduction to Mapping Techniques.
Teaching Assistant (Sept. 1983 - June,1985) Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington Introduction to Physical Geology; General Geology; Introduction to Petrology and Petrography; Metamorphic Petrology. Consistently evaluated by students as the "best" teaching assistant amongst 12 TA's for 2 years as measured by standardized evaluations.
Research Assistant (Jan, 1982 - June, 1985) Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington Geologic field research in the North Cascades, Washington. Optical microscopy, X-ray diffractometry, atomic absorption analysis, drafting. Preparation of mineral separates for isotopic analysis. Responsible for supervision & training of field assistants.
Fire Lookout (June - Sept., 1981) Glacier National Park, Montana . Swiftcurrent Mountain Lookout.
Plant Ecologist's Research Aide (June - Sept., 1980) Glacier National Park, Montana Three months field research habitat typing (ground truthing LANDSAT images) for forest canopy and understory.
Tutor (Sept., 1980 - June, 1981) The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
Self-Paced Learning Unit Lab instructor in mathematics, geology, physics, biology, and writing.
Woodsworker (Sept., 1974 - Aug., 1978) A variety of jobs in the USA California and Pacific Northwest including: forest fire fighter (ground crew & helitack; Philomath State For., Glacier N.P.), trail crew (Glacier N.P.), pre-commercial thinner (Stanislaus N.F.), treeplanter (Olympic N.F., Wenatchee N.F., Siuslaus N.F.), logging-yard longshoreman ( Olympia Port).
Grantsmanship and Special Projects/Programs
Establishing Earthwatch in the Soviet Union; Ford Foundation (with Brian Rosborough, Dr. Margaret Maclean, Maureen O'Neill, Dr. Andy Hudson) $120,000; 1990.
An Experiential Physical Sciences Education Program for Gifted High-School Students; Durfee Foundation (with Dr. Margaret Maclean, Tally Forbes, Megan Godfrey, Dee Robbins), $180,000; 1990, 1991, 1992.
Program Development of the Domestic Earthwatch Social Science Program (with James Chiarelli and Brian Rosborough); MARPAT, $10,000, 1992.
Diversification of Conservation Biology Programs in Latin America (with Dee Robbins); Lounsberry Foundation, $25,000; 1993.
Experiential Science Scholarship Program for Gifted Students in US Private High Schools (with Tally Forbes, Brian Rosborough); Klingenstein Foundation, $25,000; 1993.
The Earthwatch California Inner City Youth in the Environment Program (with Linda Knight, Tally Forbes, Brian Rosborough, Joe Pierpont), The James Irvine Foundation, $90,000; 1993/4/5.
Earthwatch Minority High School Scholarship Program for Northern California (with Linda Knight); Mary Crocker Trust, $5,000, 1993.
Program Development for Human Ecology in Endangered Ecosystems (with Linda Knight); Giles Mead Foundation, $25,000; 1994/5.
Colorado Outward Bound School Environmental Learning Center (with Tony Lewis), Berger Foundation, $40,000, 1999 renewal.
The Foundation for Colorado State Parks, COBS Training The State Parks Youth Trail Corps Program (with Ann Baker, Dos Chappel, Roxanne Bicknell Riordon), $12,000, 1998.
An Inquiry-based Exploration of Global Environmental Change in Minnesota and Isla Cozumel, Mexico (with Ken Perry), Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Leadership Program for Teachers, 2001.
Coasts of Change: An Inquiry-based Exploration of Environmental Change in the Mayan Coast, Mexico and Coastal North Carolina, (with Kim Walsh, David Wojnowski) Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Leadership Program for Teachers, 2002. $30,826.
Geomorphic Response to Catastrophic Rise of Sea Level on the Caspian Sea (with Dr. Charles Fletcher and Brian Rosborough); Equipment in Kind, TRW, 1990; Raytheon, 1991.
Geomorphic Response to Catastrophic Rise of Sea Level on the Caspian Sea (with Dr. Charles Fletcher and Brian Rosborough); Equipment in Kind, Cameron Associates, 1990.
Himalayan Expedition Equipment in Kind, Patagonia, 1991; Marmot, 1991; Gregory, 1991; Moonstone, 1991; PUR Engineering, 1991.
NYNEX, Earthwatch 1993 Annual Conference, $25,000, 1993. (with Brian Rosborough)
Hughes Applied Information Systems, Earthwatch 1993 Annual Conference, 1993. (with Brian Rosborough)
Earthwatch 1993 Conference (with Florence Tambone); IDB Communications, $4,000; 1993.
The Earthwatch Chevron Freshwater Scholarships (with Linda Knight & Tally Forbes); $16,000, 1993; $16,000, 1994.
ESRI/APPLE Arcview GIS system (with Dennis Morgan and Dr. Ed Stashko); $15,000 equipment in kind, 1996.
National Science Foundation (with Dr. Kip Hodges), $120,000, 1988.
National Park Service (with Dee Robbins), Resources Division, $70,000, 1992;
National Park Service (with Dee Robbins), Challenge Cost-Share Program, $25,000, 1992.
Non-Government Organizations and Professional Societies
Physical Geology and Mapping of the Valais Region, Pennine Alps, Italy and Switzerland; M.I.T. Scientific Research Grant, $2,000; 1985, 1986. (with Dr. Gilles Wust)
Physical Geology and Mapping of the Valley of Flowers Region, Himalayas, Kaman, India; $800; Sigma Xi Research Grant, 1986.
Physical Geology and Mapping of the Valais Region, Pennine Alps, Italy and Switzerland; $1,200, Geological Society of America Penrose Research Grant, 1986, 1987. (with Dr. Gilles Wust)
Physical Geology and Mapping of the Gangotri Region, Himalayas, Garwhal, India; $2,000, M.I.T. Scientific Research Grant; 1987, 1988.
Physical Geology and Mapping of the Valais Region, Pennine Alps, Italy and Switzerland; $600, American Alpine Club Research Grant, 1987. (with Dr. Gilles Wust)
Geologic and Physical Geographic Mapping of Far Western Nepal, Karnali Zone; Research & Exploration Committee, National Geographic Society, $14,000; 1991. (with Dr. Allison Macfarlane and Dr. Bishal Upreti)
Certifications and Licenses
Certified as a Leader of Environmental Issues Forums by the North American Association for Environmental Education, 1994.
Certified in Bioengineering Techniques for Urban Stream Restoration by the Coalition to Restore Urban Waterways, 1994.
Certified as Trainer of Teachers for Project Wild, Project Wet, Project Learning Tree, Project Food, Land and People, 1997, 1999.
Certified as GLOBE Program Teacher, 1997.
Certified in Advanced First Aid and CPR (Cabrillo Community College, California, 1978); Certified in Wilderness Advanced First Aid and CPR (SOLO by Dr. Frank Hubble, 1995); Certified in Wilderness Standard First Aid and CPR for the Sierra Club Snowcamping Section (20 hour course; Outdoors Unlimited, 12/97); Advanced Wilderness First Aid, (46 hour course, Wilderness Medicine Outfitters,1999).
Certified in Wilderness First Responder (77 Hours), Basic Life Support Skills, Anaphylaxis Workshop (3 hours) by Wilderness Medical Associates; certification valid until 6/6/2006. Certified in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Program CPR/AED by American Heart Association; certification valiud until 5/29/05.
Recertified in Wilderness First Responder by Wilderness Medicine Associates; certification valid until October, 2009.
Scholarships and Honors
National and Community Service Recognition Award, AmeriCorps*National Civilian Community Corps, Corporation for National Service, 1995; W.A.I.M.M.E. Scholarship, Washington, 1983; Distinguished Academic Achievement in Geology, Western Washington University, 1983; Parrett Foundation Scholarship, Washington, 1983, 1984; New York State Regents Academic Scholarship, 1974.
MOU and Cooperative Agreements Negotiated
Soviet Academy of Sciences; 1991; U.S. National Park Service, 1992, 1994; Russian Royal Geographic Society, 1992; Israel Nature Reserves Authority, 1993; U.S. Forest Service, 1993; The Nature Conservancy, 1993; The Center for Marine Conservation, 1993; U.S. Department of Defense (Army Corps of Engineers), 1994; U.S. Bureau of Land Management, 1994; Third World Academy of Sciences, 1994; American Red Cross, 1994, 1995; U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1994; Environmental Alliance for Senior Involvement, 1995; Alliance for Chesapeake Bay, 1995; Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations Tribal Council, 1995, 1996; Hesquiat First Nation Tribal Council, 1996; Ahousaht First Nation Chief and Council, 1996; Huu-ay-aht First Nation Tribal Council, 1995, 1996; Parks Canada, 1995, 1996; Uchucklesaht First Nation Tribal Council, 1995, 1996; District of Tofino, British Columbia, 1995; Port Aberni-Clayoquot Regional District, BC, Canada, 1995, 1996; Colorado State Parks, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, Colorado Youth Corps Association, Colorado Outward Bound School, 1998, 1999.
Fieldwork: bedrock, structure and surficial deposits mapping in Valais region of north Italy and Switzerland, June-July, 1986, 1987, 1988.
Southern Africa Environmental Sciences Project Development: Site visits and research institution conferences in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland, South Africa; 12/89-2/90.
Small mammal survey fieldwork, Gosho Reserve, Zimbabwe, 1/90.
Fieldwork: bedrock, structure and surficial deposits mapping in Macedonia, Greece, July, 1990.
Reviewer, Geological Society of America, Geology, 1990.
Reviewer, American Geophysical Union, Tectonics, 1991.
Costa Rican Environmental Sciences Project Development: Site visits and research institution conferences including: Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Manuel Antonio National Park, Carara Biological Reserve, Cahuita National Park; La Selva Research Station; 7-8/91.
Proposal Reviewer, American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Fund, 1991, 1992.
North American Regional Representative, Nepal Geological Society, 1992-1995.
Fieldwork: bedrock, structure and surficial deposits mapping in Andalucia Region, Sierra de Nevada, Granada, Spain; and Rif Mountains, Morroco, 4-5/1991, 1992.
Andalusian and North African Environmental Sciences Project Development: Site visits and research institution conferences at the University of Granada, Spain, and Morocco, 1992.
Hawaii Environmental Sciences Project Development: Site visits and research institution conferences including: Haliakala National Park (Maui), Volcanoes National Park ( Hawaii), Bishop Museum (Oahu), East-West Center ( Oahu); 6/92.
Japan Environmental Sciences Project Development: Site visits and research institution conferences and lectures including: Dr. Susumu Takahashi (Director, Nature Conservation Bureau, Environment Agency); Dr. Roland J. Fuches (Vice Rector, The United Nations University); Dr. Tsuguyoshi Suzuki (Deputy Director, National Institute for Environmental Studies); Dr. Kobuta (Director, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University); 8/92.
Asahi Shinbun Interview Environmental Problems and Volunteerism, Tokyo, Japan; Mr. Kenzo Matsumoto (Chief, Tsukuba Bureau, ); 8/92.
Israeli Military Radio Interview: The US Election and the Environment; 10/93.
BBC Radio Interview: Environment and the New American Administration; 2/93.
Oxford University Program Development Meetings: Dr. Jeff Burley (Director, Oxford Forestry Institute); Sir Crispin Tickell ( Warden Green College; U.K. Ambassador to the United Nations).
Washington DC Meetings: Chief Scientists and Directors at DOI, USFS, BLM, Vice President Gore's Domestic Policy Staff, DOD. 1990-1993.
CBC Radio Interview (Vicki Gabreau): Environment, Science and Service, Vancouver, BC, Canada; 4/93.
CKNW Radio (Maer show; Vancouver, B.C., Canada) Interview: Russian Environment and Science; 4/93.
Conde Naste Traveler Environmental Award Program; Advisor, 1992, 1993, 1994.
Turkey and Israel Environmental and Cultural Sciences Project Development: Site visits, government and research institution conferences, including Hai Bar Reserve, Eliat Marine Reserve, Hoola Reserve, Israel Nature Reserves Authority; 4/93.
WBUR and NPR ("Living on Earth") Radio Interview with Alexei Yablakov, Minister of Environment, Russia, : Russian Environmental Problems; 5/93.
NPR Science Friday Interview, Volunteers in Environmental Projects, 7/93.
Fiji, Tonga, Western Samoa, Hawaii Environmental and Cultural Sciences Project Development (Sponsored by USAID): Site visits and research institution conferences including: University of the South Pacific, South Pacific Action Committee for Human Ecology and the Environment, Radio Fiji, The Fiji Museum, Atenisi Institute, The Foundation for The Peoples of the South Pacific, The East-West Center, South Pacific Commission, Ministry of Women Affairs of Western Samoa, Japanese International Cooperation Agency of Western Samoa, The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii, South Pacific Regional Environment Programme; 8/93.
IUCN-The World Conservation Union US Members Meeting, Washington, D.C., 11/3/93.
Scientist's Institute for Public Information. Media Resource Institute: Expert on Environment, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences; Teacher Referral Service: Expert on Science and Environmental Education.
The AmeriCorps Leaders Training Program, The Environmental Paradigm in Community Service Programming, 6/94, College Park, MD.
Association of State Wetland Managers Annual Meeting, St. Paul, MN; Conservation and Restoration of Wetlands in the NCCC, 7/94.
Conference Organizer, White House Conference on Partnerships in Environmental Education, Presidio, San Francisco, 9/94.
Youth Conservation Corps Annual Program Directors Conference, Charleston, SC, Environmental Programs in the Corporation For National and Community Service, 11/94.
Community Meetings, and Meetings with Mayors, City Councils and Governors in the following states: California, South Carolina, Maryland, Colorado; 94.
Community and National Environmental Service in The National Civilian Community Corps. A lecture given to Campus Compact, Western Washington University, Bellingham; Washington Service Corps, Seattle and Olympia, WA; Career Planning Center, The Evergreen State College; Brandeis University, MA; University of Maine, Orino ME; College of the Atlantic, ME; University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. 94.
Preparation of Records of Environmental Concern, Preliminary Assessment Screenings, Environmental Assessments for all required NEPA compliance related to the start-up of 4 NCCC campuses: Aberdeen Proving Ground, Naval Base Charleston, Lowry Air Force Base, Naval Training Center San Diego, 94.
Writer/Contributer to President William Clinton's Earth Day Speech, 1994.
Who's Who in the East, 1994, 1995, 1996; Who's Who in American Education, 1995, 1996.
Invited Participant to U.S. State Department planning session on Earth Day, 1995.
Invited Guest to President William Clinton's radio address on National Service and personal recognition of participation in start-up, March, 1995.
Guest field lectures at The School for Field Studies, Center for Wildlife Studies, Nairobi, Kenya. Lecture topics included: "The Nature of Natural History", "Photography as a Tool for Perception", 11/96.
Guest field lectures at The School for Field Studies, Center for Wetland Studies, Bahia Magdelena, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Lecture topics included: "Comparative coastal resource management: Aboriginal and Euro-Canadian British Columbia.", "Contrasts between scientific and Aboriginal processes of inquiry", "Jobs in the environment", 11/97.
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, Environmental Service Learning Training for New Mexico State Wide Corps initiative 5/2000.
Cuerpos Conservacion de Mexico and Community Sustainable Development in Proposed Protected Area: Sierra de la Gigantes, Baja, Mexico. 11/2001. GPS and GIS trail system and interpretation project. Community water quality investigation.
Silverberg, D.S., 1985, Petrology and Structure of the Shuksan Metamorphic Suite in the Whitechuck Mountain - Mount Pugh Area, North Cascades, Washington, (M.S. thesis): Bellingham, Western Washington University, 177 p.
Brown, E.H., Blackwell, D.L., Frasse, F.I., Jones, J.T., Leiggi, P.L., Reller, G.J., Sevigny, J.H., Silverberg, D.S., Smith, M.T., Ziegler, C.B., 1987, Geologic Map of the Northwest Cascades, Washington., Geological Society of America Map Series.
Hodges, K.V. & Silverberg, D.S., 1988, Thermal Evolution of the Greater Himalaya, Garwhal, India: Tectonics, v.7; no. 3, pp. 583-600.
Hodges, K.V., Hubbard, M.S., Silverberg, D.S., 1988, Metamorphic Constraints on the Thermal Evolution of the Central Himalayan Orogen, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. A 326, 257-280.
Hodges, K.V., Hubbard, M.S., Silverberg, D.S., 1988, Metamorphic constraints on the thermal evolution of the central Himalayan Orogen. In: Tectonic Evolution of the Himalayas and Tibet. Shackelton, R.M., et al., eds., The Royal Society, London, p. 257-280. (reprinting of previous reference in book form).
Hodges, K., McKenna, L., Stock, J., Knapp, J., Page, L., Sternlof, K., Silverberg, D., Wust, G., 1989, Structural Relationships between Neogene Extensional Basins, Panamint Valley Area, SE California: New Perspectives on Basin and Range Topography. Tectonics v.8, no.3, 453-467.
Wust, G.W. & Silverberg, D.S., 1989, Kinematic Constraints on the Tectonic Evolution of the Dent Blanche Nappe, Southwestern Pennine Alps, Switzerland and Italy. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 69, 251-259.
Silverberg, D.S., 1990, The Tectonic Evolution of the Pioneer Metamorphic Core Complex, South-Central Idaho. Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 270 p.
Silverberg, D.S., 1999, Colorado Youth Corps Crew Supervisors Environmental Learning Fieldbook, CYCA, 140 p.
Silverberg, D.S., 1999, Colorado Outward Bound School Instructor's Manual, Chapter 13, Environmental Learning, 40 p.
Silverberg, D.S., 1985, The Shuksan Fault in the Whitechuck Mountain - Mount Pugh Area, North Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 17, p. 408.
Silverberg, D.S., 1986, Metamorphic Petrology and Structure of the Hyndman and East Fork Formations of the Pioneer Core Complex, Idaho: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v.18, no. 2.
Silverberg, D.S. & Hodges, K.V., 1986, Pressure - Temperature Constraints on Metamorphism and Tectonism in the Tibetan Slab, Kumaun Himalaya, North India: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 18, no. 6.
Silverberg, D.S. & Wust, G.H., 1986, Polyphase Deformation and Fault Kinematics in the Upper Grand St. Bernard Nappe, Combin Zone and Lower Dent Blanche Nappe, Val de Bagnes, Switzerland: American Geophysical Union, EOS, v. 67, no. 44.
Wust, G.H. & Silverberg, D.S., 1987, Polyphase Deformation in the Western Swiss Alps: a New Working Hypothesis. Tectonic Studies Group, U.K. 18th Annual meeting, Hull, U.K. p.73
Wust, G.H. & Silverberg, D.S., 1987, Ductile Normal Faulting in the Pennine Alps: a Significant Stage of the Polyphase Evolution of the Upper Grand St. Bernard Nappe, Combin Zone and Lower Dent Blanche Nappe in Val de Bagnes, Switzerland: 77th Annual Meeting of the Geologische Vereinigung on "Detachment and Shear", Basel.
Wust, G.H. & Silverberg, D.S., 1987, Ductile Normal Faulting in the Upper Penine Swiss Alps. Terra Cognita, 7, no.2-3, 313.
Silverberg, D.S., 1988, Petrologic, Structural, & 40Ar-39Ar Isotopic Constraints on Thermal Evolution of the Pioneer Metamorphic Core Complex: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 20, no. 7.
Wust, G.H. & Silverberg, D.S., 1988, La Nature Controverse Du Contact Nord de la Zone du Combin avec La Nappe de la Dent Blanche entre Aosta et Zinal. Societe Helvetique des Sciences Naturelles, 168th annual meeting, "Rawil-Zermatt Symposium" Lausanne, Switzerland, p.16
Silverberg, D.S., 1989, Non-profit Foundation Support for Research in Global Change. AAAS-Arctic Division, Abstracts with programs, Fairbanks.
Silverberg, 1990, Field Research and Public Education in the U.S. National Park System, Proceedings from the 1990 Wright Society Annual Conference, El Paso.
Silverberg, D.S., 1990, Constraints on Timing and Denudation Rates of Diachronous Paleogene Extension in the South-Central Idaho Region. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 21, no. 6.
Silverberg, D.S., Macfarlane, A.M., Upreti, B.N., 1992, The Main Central Thrust in Western Nepal: Limited Thermal Effect Associated with Ductile Shear Plane. Oxford Himalayan Workshop, England.
Silverberg, D.S., Macfarlane, A.M., Upreti, B.N., 1992, The Main Central Thrust in Western Nepal: Limited Thermal Effect Associated with Ductile Shear Plane. 29th International Geological Congress, Abstracts with Programs, Kyoto, Japan.
Silverberg, D.S., 1992, Freshwater Geographical Field Research as the Basis for Curriculum Development/Reform, Grades K-12; Earthwatch Grant/Teacher Fellow Program. INTECOL IV International Wetlands Conference, Abstracts with Program, Columbus, Ohio.
Silverberg, D.S., 1993, An Analysis of International Wetlands Research and Education Programs. State Wetlands Managers Conference, Abstracts with Program, Madison, Wisconsin.
Ibarra, H., Vawter, N., Silverberg, D., Wojnowski, D., Opper, M., & Howard, S., 2002, Experience Inquiry Based Rainforest Research Through the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, NSTA Annual Conference, San Diego.
A Selection of Lectures Given and Workshops Taught
Boston University; The Tectonic Evolution of Continental Lithosphere: X-Y-Z and P-T-t Constraints from Compressional and Extensional Orogens; 1/91.
Vanderbildt University; The Tectonic Evolution of Continental Lithosphere: Structural Constraints from Compressional and Extensional Orogens; 2/91.
Institute of the Lithosphere & Institute of Geology, U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R.; The Tectonic Evolution of the Himalayan Orogen; 3/91.
Amherst College, Massachusetts; Mountain Research and Development; 3/92.
University of Granada, Spain; Structural investigations in the tectonic evolution of the western Nepal Himalaya; 4/92.
Hawaii Environmental Education Association, Keynote Speaker at Annual Conference, The Himalayan Environment: Health, Agriculture, Population, and Forestry Parameters; June, 1992.
Hawaii Environmental Education Association, Workshop Organizer and Leader, Rainforest Project-based Lesson Plans and Curriculum, 6/92.
New York Museum of Natural History; Natural History Public Lecture Series, Environment and Development in temperate/tropical rainforests and the Himalayas, 10/92.
Mexico Cultural Center, Washington D.C. Citizen Service in Cultural and Natural Resource Studies in Mexico and Central America, 3/93.
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Scientific Field Research in Temperate / Tropical Forests and Wetlands, 4/93.
The University of the South Pacific, The History of Western Land Use and Conservation in the United States, 8/93.
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists, Experiential Education for Science and Engineering Students, New York City, NY, 10/93.
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Fall Conference of the New Jersey Teachers of the Rainforest, Princeton University Facility, Branchville, NJ, 10/23-24/93.
The Japan Society, New York City, NY, Pacific Views of Global Environment Problems, Solutions from Communities and Governments in Japan, the USA and the Pacific Island States, 11/93.
International House, University of California, Davis, Pacific Views of Global Environment Problems, Solutions from Communities and Governments in Japan, the USA and the Pacific Island States, 12/93.
Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley, Pacific Views of Global Environment Problems, Solutions from Communities and Governments in Japan, the USA and the Pacific Island States, 12/93.
World Affairs Council of Monterey Bay and the Center for East Asian Studies, Monterey Institute for International Studies, Pacific Views of Global Environment Problems, Solutions from Communities and Governments in Japan, the USA and the Pacific Island States, 12/93.
Environmental Alliance for Senior Involvement, Annual Conference, Community-Based Intergenerational Environmental Project Programming, Washington, D.C., 1994.
Geological Society of America Penrose Conference: Blueschist and Other Related Eclogites, Bellingham, Washington, September, 1983.
Geological Society of America Penrose Conference: Migmatites and Crustal Melting, Amherst, Massachusetts, June, 1986.
Geological Society of America Penrose Conference: Core Complexes, Revisited, Elko, Nevada, September, 1987.
Geological Society of America Penrose Conference: The Eocene Transition, Penticton, B.C., September, 1989.
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Arctic Division: Research in High-Latitude Global Change, Fairbanks, Alaska, September, 1989.
Seattle Good Will Games Cultural Exchange; Invited participant to Non-Governmental Environmental Science Initiatives, 1990.
United Nations, UN Environmental Program, Global Environmental Monitoring System, Member of Scientific Advisory Committee on Terrestrial Ecosystem Working Group, Bangor, Maine, December, 1990.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sponsored conference on U.S.-U.S.S.R. non-governmental organization efforts on environmental initiatives, Moscow, March, 1991.
Working Group of IGCP Project #256 ophiolite genesis & the evolution of oceanic lithosphere, Granada, Spain, September, 1991.
Himalayan Geoscience Working Group, Oxford University, England; 4/92.
International Geological Congress Himalayan Geoscience Symposium, Kyoto, Japan; 9/92.
INTECOL IV International Wetlands Conference, Columbus, Ohio, 9/92.
USA Conservation Assistance to Russia, Convened by EPA, Bryn Mar, 7/93.
Clayoquot Sound Science Symposium, 10/95.
National Environmental Education Advancement Project Leadership Clinic, Albuquerque, 4/99.
Other Conferences Attended
Geological Society of America, Cordilleran Section Meeting, Vancouver, B.C., 1985, paper presented.
Geological Society of America, National Meeting, St. Louis, 1986, paper presented.
Geological Society of America, Cordilleran Section Meeting, Los Angelas, 1986, paper presented.
American Geophysical Union, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, December, 1986, paper presented.
American Institute of Biological Sciences, Global Change, Toronto, Canada, August, 1989.
NASA/NOAA Conference on Global Change Research, Washington, D.C., 1990.
Geological Society of America, National Meeting, Dallas, 1990, paper presented.
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C., February, 1991.
American Geophysical Union, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, December, 1991.
Biodiversity in Managed Landscapes, Sacramento, California, 7/92.
27th International Geographical Congress, Washington, DC, 8/92.
Soil and Water Conservation Association, Richmond, VA, 8/94.
Association for Experiential Education Rocky Mountain Region, 5/98.
American Education Research Association, Annual Meeting, San Diego, 5/98.
National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, 5/98.
National Association for Research on Science Teaching, San Diego, 5/98.
Annual Conference of the Center of the American West, Justice for All, Racial Equity and Environmental Well-Being, Denver, 9/98.
Colorado Environmental Coalition, Celebrating Wilderness, Hotchkiss, CO, 10/98.
Association for Environmental Education International Meeting, Lake Tahoe, CA, 11/98.
Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 10/98.
Outdoor Recreational Council of America Annual Meeting, Boulder, CO, 11/98.
Colorado Environmental Youth Corps Initiative Annual Meeting, Steamboat Springs, CO, 11/98.
Rocky Mountain Field Institute Annual Dinner, Colorado Springs, CO, 11/98.
American Education Research Association, Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 4/99.
Adult Continuing Education Courses Taught
Appalachian Mountain Club; Invited Talk on Geologic Field Research in the Himalaya; Pinkham Notch Facility, 1988.
Boston Public Library; Organized Symposium entitled Fate of the Temperate / Tropical Rainforests; November, 1989.
Harvard Travelers Club; Invited Talk: The Geologic Mapping of Far Western Nepal, Feb., 1992.
Boston Rainforest Action Group; Field Research in the Tropical Rainforests, 2/92.
Eastern Mountain Sports - Dedham; Invited Talk: Research and Development Problems in the Himalayas and the Temperate / Tropical Rain Forests, 10/92.
Newport Rhode Island Garden Club; Invited Talk: Field Research in the Temperate and Tropical Rainforests, 10/92.
Boston Center for Adult Education; History of Western Land Use and Conservation of US National Parks, 6/93.
Cambridge Center for Adult Education; International Employment Opportunities in Environmental Professions, 5/93.
Cambridge Center for Adult Education; A Cultural Exploration of the Himalayas, 2/94.
Other Community Activities
Student Director of Environmental Resources Center, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA., 1980.
Voter Registrar, Whatcom County, 1984, Bellingham, WA.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Weekly volunteer in Pediatrics Intermediate Care Ward, 1989.
Beacon Hill Civic Association; Active Member of the Zoning/Licensing Committee, 1988-1990.
Watertown Elementary School; Invited Seminar on Biodiversity in Temperate / Tropical Rainforest Regions; Watertown, MA, 1990.
Pinkerton Academy High School Science Teachers Forum, Invited Seminar; Earth Sciences Mountain Research and Development, 3/92.
Photographer (tear sheets available)
Smithsonian Institution, Study Tour Annual Catalogue, cover, 2001.
Colorado Outward Bound School Course Catalogue, 1999.
The School for Field Studies , Annual Catalogue, full inside cover, 1996, 1997.
The School for Field Studies, Annual Report, full cover, 1996; quarter page, 1997.
Tofino Sea Kayaking, business tri-fold, commercial, 1995, 1996.
Earthwatch Magazine, feature article, full page, quarter page, 1995.
The Corporation for National Service, video stills, congressional reports, recruitment tri-folds, conference triptics, 1995.
PUR Engineering, commercial marketing brochure, 1993.
Earthwatch Annual Report, full page, 1993.
Earthwatch Magazine Catalogue, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993.
Community Institution Memberships
Southwest Parks and Monuments Association (life member), Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum, Museum of Modern Art (NY), Guggenheim Museum (NY), Taos Art Association (NM), Society of the Muse of the Southwest (NM), Center for Desert Archaeology (AZ), League of Conservation Voters.
Professional Organization Memberships
American Educational Research Association, John Dewey Society, National Association for Research on Science Teaching, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Art, Culture, Nature: An Association for the Study of the Arts and the Environment; National Science Teachers Association, Sigma Xi (MIT Chapter), Association for Experiential Education, Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (life member; Board of Directors 1999), New Mexico Academy of Sciences, Arizona Alliance for Environmental Education, North American Association for Environmental Education, Association of American Geographers, Society for Ecological Restoration, Society for Conservation Biology, Institute of British Geographers.
Climbing & Exploration Experience and Societies
Explorers Club, National Fellow (1990-1998). The Royal Geographic Society, Fellow. Harvard Travelers Club, member; Trustee of the Permanent Fund (Grants Program), 1994. Complete list of mountain, desert and kayak expeditions available on request. P.A.D.I. Certified SCUBA (Advanced Open Water). Kayak/Seamanship Leadership Course for Guides (Clayoquot Sound, Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada, Tofino Kayaking, Instructor Dan Lewis) Completed 5/95.
Exploration of the following geographic regions (EL = EXPEDITION LEADER; SL = SCIENTIFIC LEADER):
Mount Goode, Northeast Buttress, North Cascades, Oct., 1979 (EL); Backpacked Pacific Crest Trail (2300 miles, Mexico-Canada), 1978 (EL); Mount Baker, Colemen Headwall, North Cascades, Jan., 1981; Garibaldi High Route, British Columbia, Jan., 1982; Wapta Icefield Traverse, British Columbia-Alberta, March, 1984 (EL); Sea-Kayak Exploration of BC Coast Range, 1981-1985; Exploration: Northern Montana Rocky Mountains, Washington North Cascades, Washington Puget Sound, California Sierra Nevada, Wind River Range, Nevada Basin and Range, Colorado Plateau (Utah), Oregon Cascades, Wyoming Wind River Range, Teton Range, Colorado Rockies, Southern British Columbia Coast Range, Southern Canada Rockies, New Hampshire White Mountains, New York Catskill Mountains. Sea-Kayak Exploration of Chesapeake Bay and the South Carolina Lowland/Coast, 1994; Sea Kayak Exploration of the Puget Sound San Juan Islands, 1979-1998. Sea Kayak and Scuba exploration of Clayoquot and Barkley Sounds, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada 1995-1998 (EL/SL); Scuba and snorkeling exploration of Abaco, Hope Cay, Man-O-War Cay, Bahamas April, 1996. Mexico: Baja California Norte (EL/SL), Baja California Sur(EL/SL), Sonora(EL/SL), Chihuahua, Sinoloa(EL), Quintana Roo(EL/SL).
Central & South America
Exploration: Ecuador (Amazon, Sierra and Costa) EL/SL; Costa Rica (Monte Verde, La Selva, Manuel Antonio, Cahuita, San Vito, Palo Verde) EL/SL; Peru (Amazon and Andes), Nicaragua; Guatemala; Panama.
Exploration: Moroccan (1990-1991) Rif Mountains (SL); Zimbabwe (1990) Limpopo Mountains; Botswana (1990) Kalihari; Tanzania (1996): Ruaha National Park, Mkomazi Game Reserve, Uzungwa Forest Reserve, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Ranch, Zanzibar Reef, Arusha National Park, Tarangiri National Park; Kenya: Samburu Game Reserve, Buffalo Springs Game Reserve, Saba Game Reserve. South Africa: Cape Province, Drackensburg; Swaziland.
Grand Combin, NW Face, Switzerland, August, 1986 (EL); Exploration: Iceland; Spanish Betic Mountains (SL), Swiss/Italian Pennine Alps (EL/SL); Israel, Negev Desert, Sinai Peninsula; Norway (Coastal Zone); Germany (Alp region); Switzerland/Italy (Valais, EL/SL); United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland).
Exploration: Nepal Himalayas (Solo Khumbu (EL/SL, Ganesh (EL/SL), Langtang, Karnali Zone (EL/SL), Annapurna Conservation Area), Indian Himalaya (Gangotri, Badrinath, Valley of Flowers, Dharamsala region; EL/SL); Maekong River, Laos, 2000; Erewhon National Park, Thailand, 2000; Malaysia 1999, 2000.
Hawaii; Tonga; Fiji; Western Samoa, New Zealand.