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Visualizing Nature Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Promoting Public Understanding and Appreciation of Nature


The Visualizing Nature project is a blend of landscape and nature photography that integrates the photographic image and written word to visualize nature. Visualizing Nature provides an opportunity to document nature and natural landscapes over time, both locally and nationally through photographs and text.  The photographs give mean to nature and are visually effective in helping viewers understand and appreciate the natural world. Through the visualization of nature, the project seeks to change individuals’ thoughts, emotions, and understandings of the natural world; to promote its preservation, as well as its enjoyment.