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Hydrology and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Volume 20, issue 6
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2507–2518, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-2507-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Special issue: Effective Science Communication and Education in Hydrology...

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2507–2518, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-2507-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Review article 30 Jun 2016

Review article | 30 Jun 2016

Geoscience on television: a review of science communication literature in the context of geosciences

Rolf Hut et al.

Video supplement

Hoe?Zo! - quiz question on effect of forest fire on soils Rolf Hut https://doi.org/10.5446/19131

Netwerk - news item on forest fires in the Netherlands, interview with Cathelijne Stoof Rolf Hut https://doi.org/10.5446/19130

Een Vandaag - item on wild fire featuring Cathelijne Stoof Rolf Hut https://doi.org/10.5446/19129

De Wereld Leert Door - Interview with Rolf Hut Rolf Hut https://doi.org/10.5446/19128

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To help geo-scientists prepare for TV appearances, we review the scientific literature on effective science communication related to TV. We identify six main themes: scientist motivation, target audience, narratives and storytelling, jargon and information transfer, relationship between scientists and journalists, and stereotypes of scientists on TV. We provide a detailed case study as illustration for each theme.
To help geo-scientists prepare for TV appearances, we review the scientific literature on...
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