Data Sources and Tools
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Exploring Paleoclimatology in the Classroom using Vostok Ice Core Data part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
The Vostok research station is located near the center of the Antarctic ice sheet (78°S 106°E). Ice core samples taken at the Vostok station are used to collect data on historical carbon dioxide levels. ...
Exploring the Cryosphere Using Data from the National Snow and Ice Data Center part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
The National Snow and Ice Data Center (more info) (NSIDC) maintains the Sea Ice Index (more info) , which consists of data showing trends and anomalies in monthly mean Arctic and Antarctic sea ice concentration ...
Exploring Geochemistry in the Classroom Using GEOROC Data part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
The Geochemistry of Rocks of the Oceans and Continents (GEOROC) is a database that provides chemical and isotopic data for rocks, minerals, and melt/fluid inclusions. GEOROC data is from multiple geological ...
Exploring Geochemistry in the Classroom Using MELTS Computational Tools part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
MELTS is a software package designed to facilitate thermodynamic modeling of phase equilibria in magmatic systems. Users can compute equilibrium phase relations for igneous systems over the temperature range ...
Exploring Broadband Seismic Data in the Classroom part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
This site is a collection and distribution of seismic data from several regional seismic networks, small aperture arrays and portable instrumental deployments. The webpage contains detailed information and research ...
Exploring NASA Aerosol Data in the Classroom part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
NEO gives access to georeferenced NASA satellite imagery and provides the means for easy export into other browsers (like GoogleEarth) or analytic tools (like ImageJ or ICE). The site also contains the MODIS Blue Marble, which is a series of monthly true-color global composite images.
Exploring the Ocean Surface with Data from the Global Drifter Program part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
Buoy Data from the Global Drifter Program (more info) provide real-time and historical data for over 1000 global drifter buoys. Data monitored include buoy position and sea surface temperature (SST).
Exploring Oceanography in the Classroom Using Data from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) provides near real-time, quality controlled, oceanographic data in many places on it's website. Four of the main datasets include: mooring, mapping, MUSE ...
Exploring Mote Marine Laboratory Oceanography Data in the Classroom part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
Transect station data from the Phytoplankton Ecology Program at the Mote Marine Laboratory provide processed data in graphical form illustrating salinity, temperature, fluorescence, and density for a transect ...
Exploring USGS Peak Streamflow Data in the Classroom part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
This real-time raw and processed streamflow data from over 7000 stream gauges nationwide is from the United States Geological Survey. The data are presented in a variety of formats including graphs, tables, ...