ESSIC CMS Primer & Roadmap
* Suggested points of interest when visiting the site:
I. News Highlights: Quick "blurbs" about Faculty, events, and items of interest.
a.) Menu Heading: Available from the main site menu as ("News")
b.) Quick Link: http://essic.umd.edu/news
c.) Additional Info: The 30 most recent "Highlights" are a scrolled
tab item under "Latest News" (bottom right of front-page: Tab name: "ESSIC")
II. Featured-@-ESSIC: In-depth feature stories on ESSIC research,
events, and items of general importance/interest to ESSIC.
a.) Menu Heading: Sub-Section of the main site ("News") Heading
b.) Quick Link: http://essic.umd.edu/featured
c.) Additional Info: Enter through ("News") section and then select
("Featured-@-ESSIC") from section-content menu located on the left.
III. Outreach: Entertaining "Mashup" of blogs, videos, polls, and
feature stories on ESSIC Researchers:
a.) Menu Heading: Available from the main site menu as ("Outreach")
b.) Quick Link: http://essic.umd.edu/outreach
c.) Additional Info: See Item IV (below) for Blog Info
IV. BLOGS: Eclectic mix of informational, discussion, and feature
content authored by ESSIC Faculty, Staff, and web journalists.
a.) Menu Heading: Sub-Sections of the main ("Outreach") menu heading.
b.) Quick Link: http://essic.umd.edu/blogs
c.) Additional Info: Link to Blogs at the top of each page next to
Climate Today: (by Phil Arkin)
Synopsis: Weather and Climate analysis, discussion, and thoughts.
Gudde-Blog: (by Raghu Murtugudde)
Synopsis: Candid views with a "twist of Science" on issues both near and far.
Researcher Spotlight: (by ESSIC Journalism Staff)
Synopsis: Meet the People behind the Science at ESSIC.
Scientists' Soapbox: (by ESSIC Faculty & Science Staff)
Synopsis: Thoughts, discussion, and research analysis.
Inside M-Square: (by ESSIC Faculty, Staff, & Journalists)
Synopsis: Information for those working at the M-Square Research Park