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City University of New York (CUNY), The City College, Division of Science, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

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NIST Standards Services Curricula Development Cooperative Agreement Program Awardee (2016)


Standards-Based Enhanced Academic and Professional Training for Geoscientists

To develop teaching materials for integration into four courses encompassing topics such as building standards for earthquakes; mold standards following hurricanes; counterterrorism standards for first responders regarding chemical and biological substances; the effects of international trade agreements on safety standards; mining standards; environmental site assessments; geographic information metadata standards; and environmental management standards.

A paper was published about this award in the SES Journal and is available here:  On the Pursuit of Relevance in Standards-based Curriculum Development: The CCNY ApproachAngelo Lampousis, City College of New York (Jul/Aug 2017). 

The contact for this award is Angelo Lampousis, alampousis [at] (alampousis[at]ccny[dot]cuny[dot]edu)


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This work was performed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Institute of Standards and Technology or the U.S. Department of Commerce.



  • NIST Standards Coordination Office Curricula Development Cooperative Agreement Program
Created October 18, 2018, Updated July 20, 2023