Chen, Y.-C., Benus, M.J. & Yarker, M.B. (2016). Using Models to Support argumentation in the science classrooms. The Biology Teacher. 78(7), 549-599. DOI: 10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.549

Walton, P.J., Yarker, M.B., Mesquita, M. d.S. & Otto, F.E.L. (2015). Helping to Make Sense of Regional Climate Modeling: Professional Development for Scientists and Decision Makers Anytime, Anywhere. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 97(7). DOI:

Yarker, M.B. & Mesquita, M. d.S. (2015). Using Social Media to Improve Peer Dialogue in an Online Course about Regional Climate Modeling. Journal of Research in STEM Education. Under Review.

Yarker, M.B. and Park, S. (2012). Analysis of teaching resources for implementing an interdisciplinary approach in the K-12 classroomEurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education. 8(4), 223-232. DOI: 10.12973/eurasia.2012.841a

Yarker, M.B., PaiMazumder, D., Cahill, C.F., Dehn, J., Prakash, A. and Mölders, N. (2010). Theoretical investigations on potential impacts of high-latitude volcanic emissions of heat, aerosols, and vapor and their interactions with clouds and precipitationThe Open Atmospheric Science Journal, 4, 24-44. DOI: 10.2174/1874282301004010024

Benus, M. J., Yarker, M. B., Hand, B. M., & Norton-Meier, L. A. (2013). Analysis of Discourse Practices in Elementary Science Classrooms using Argument-Based Inquiry during Whole-Class Dialogue. In M. Khine, & I. Saleh (Eds.), Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning (pp. 224-245). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-2809-0.ch012 


Conference Publications

Yarker, M.B., Kelsey, E. & Mesquita, M. d.S. (2015). A Hybrid Approach to Online and Traditional Learning during a Boundary Layer Meteorology CourseAmerican Meteorological Society annual meeting extended abstract.

Mesquita, M.d.S., Veldore, V., Yarker, M.B. and Lamadrid, A. (2011). Long-Term E-Capacity Building (LEAD): A New Approach for Climate Science Research. Conference Of the Parties (COP) Publication, TERI Press, New Dehli.


Select Conference Presentations

Yarker, M. B., Stanier, C. O., Forbes, C., & Park, S. (2011). Incorporating scientific models into the school curriculum: An approach for future climate modelersInvited paper presented at the NorWRF conference, Bergen, Norway.

Yarker, M.B., Benus, M. and Mesquita, M. d.S. (2017, January). Considerations when Developing HPC Weather and Climate Models for Scientists in Developing Countries. Paper presented at the AMS Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA.

Yarker, M.B. & Mesquita, M. d.S. (2015). Utilizing Facebook Groups to Facilitate Peer Discussion in an Online Course about Regional Climate Modeling. Paper presented at the American Meteorological Society annual meeting. Phoenix, AZ.

Yarker, M.B., Stanier, C.O., Forbes, C. & Park, S. (2014). Using Models to Teach about Climate Change: A look at the NGSS Expectations and Teacher PerceptionsPaper presented at the American Meteorological Society annual meeting. Atlanta, GA.

Yarker, M.B., Mesquita, M. d.S., & Veldore, V. (2013). An Online Approach for Training International Climate Scientists to use Computer Models. Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union annual meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Yarker, M.B., Stanier, C.O., Forbes, C. & Park, S. (2013). Challenges Teachers Encounter When Using Models to Teach Weather and Climate in Middle School Classrooms. Paper presented at the American Meteorological Society annual meeting. Austin, TX.

Yarker, M.B., Stanier, C.O., Forbes, C. & Park, S. (2012). Mapping Model to Argument -based Inquiry as an Approach to Support Middle School Teachers in Teaching Climate, Weather, and Energy Topics. Paper presented at the annual meeting of National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Indianapolis, IN. 

Yarker, M. B. & Park, S. (2011). Analysis of teaching resources available through NSTA publications that promote use of interdisciplinary approaches in K-12 science classrooms. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association 2011 Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Brown, M.E., (2008) Using climate-scale resources for mesoscale modeling. Invited oral presentation at the Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International. New Orleans, Louisiana.