Tag: Robin Verble

Fighting fire dispatcher burnout

Posted by on January 24, 2024

Emergency response dispatchers are the first people who receive calls about active fires. These workers need to quickly make decisions, send responses and coordinate logistics. But the job doesn’t end there for wildfires, because there may be a need for air tankers and helicopters, and then the dispatchers will need to relay ground information, such as wind direction, to the firefighters on the scene.

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S&T students visit one of the most biodiverse places on Earth

Posted by on June 7, 2023

Eleven Missouri S&T students are currently in Ecuador as part of a study abroad course through the university’s environmental science program. The students are conducting research at Tiputini Biodiversity Station on the Rio Tiputini, located in the Amazon rainforest, to learn about Ecuador’s biodiversity, including volcanos and rainforests.

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S&T field laboratory continues to expand learning opportunities

Posted by on June 22, 2022

Staff at Missouri S&T’s biological resource site, the Ozark Research Field Station, have already hosted several summer classes this semester, covering topics such as field biology, insect ecology and vegetation of the Ozarks. And soon, the field station’s offerings could expand thanks to a gift from S&T alumnus Michael Haynes.

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