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[August 2014] The 2014 DCO Summer School was successfully completed by 36 students from 14 nations. The 5-day course included two full-day field trips into Yellowstone National Park with three Yellowstone experts (Lisa Morgan, USGS Emeritus; Pat Shanks, USGS Emeritus; Bill Inskeep, Montana State University) and three days of lecture, discussion, and poster sessions at Big Sky Resort in Montana. Instructors in addition to the field instructors and school organizers (Adrian Jones, University College London, and John Baross, University of Washington) included Dave Cole, Ohio State; Peter Fox and Marshall Ma, DCO Data Science Team/RPI; Mitch Sogin, MBL; Sunshine Menezes and Katie Pratt, DCO Engagement Team/URI.
The Summer School 2014 participants have formed a Facebook page for interaction and networking following the event. Most of the students have completed Summer School exit surveys. Surveys have not yet been reviewed as of 14 August 2014.