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COMPASS was a tremendous force multiplier of my ability to communicate my science effectively and compellingly. I use some aspect of my COMPASS training literally every single week.
~ Dr. Dawn Wright, Chief Scientist, Esri
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Where there’s smoke, there’s fire: Using effective communication to bridge the gap between wildfire science and policy
Originally published in Federation of American Scientists In an environment where fire seasons are turning to fire years, and summer skies across North America are filled with wildfire smoke from as far away as another coast, the need for scientifically accurate...
“Anybody who's trying to bring some information to a decision is probably on some level communicating about risk, because the decision's going to get made and there are going to be tradeoffs. Helping the person making the decision or the group making the decision...
For 20 years, COMPASS has invested in supporting scientists to become agents of change. As climate change accelerates, the challenges facing the ocean require bold scientific leadership to advance solutions that are equitable, inclusive, and just. Our new Leaders for...