Pictogramas recién creados tienen como objetivo comunicar fácilmente los términos de geociencia y geopeligro.
Megan Sever is a freelance editor and writer. She spent 13 years leading a monthly Earth sciences newsmagazine and has now transitioned to running her own business: Gneiss Editing LLC. She edits and fact checks everything from scientific news stories to scientific reports, from abstracts to books. She also writes news and feature articles and runs mentorship programs for new writers and editors. Her science specialties are natural hazards and paleontology.
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