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Originally developed for the NSDL Using Data in the Classroom portal, DataSheets concisely describe particular scientific data sets in a way that is useful to educators interested in teaching with the data. We've made the geoscience subset of DataSheets available here for you. To see the full interdisciplinary set, check out the Using Data site.


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Exploring TOXMAP Data in the Classroom part of DataSheets
Accessing Environmental Toxicology Data at TOXMAP allows users to create and view maps of chemicals released into the air, ground, and water. Maps show the locations of facilities that have had chemical releases, ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Contaminant hydrology

Exploring the Ocean Surface with Data from the Global Drifter Program part of 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).

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Oceanography, Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology

Exploring Seismology in the Classroom Using the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program Data part of DataSheets
Earthquake Data from the USGS Earthquakes Hazards Program (EHP) provide data on global earthquakes for the last 7 days and highlights the history of earthquake occurrences around the world. Earthquakes are ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Structural Geology:Geophysics and Structural Geology

Exploring Paleoclimatology in the Classroom using Vostok Ice Core Data part of 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. ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Hydrology, Atmospheric Science:Climatology

Exploring the Cryosphere Using Data from the National Snow and Ice Data Center part of 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 ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Hydrology

Rocky Raccoon: Using Data to explore Carbon in the Rocky Mountains part of DataSheets
The Rocky Mountain Regional Atmospheric Continuous CO2 Network (Rocky RACCOON) comprises two to three years of carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration data. The carbon dioxide data are gathered using the Autonomous ...

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change

Exploring inter-annual variability of budburst using GLOBE data part of DataSheets
The site provides GLOBE data in tabular form for budburst dates, maximum and minimum air temperatures, and other environmental data from GLOBE schools. Click the image on the right to see the annual profile of ...

Subject: Geoscience: Biology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change

Exploring Oceanography in the Classroom Using Data from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute part of 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 ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Biological, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Oceanography:Chemical, Physical

Exploring Geochemistry in the Classroom Using GEOROC Data part of 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 ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Mineralogy, Geochemistry

Exploring Paleoclimatology in the Classroom Using Coral Radioisotope Data from Rarotonga Island in the South Pacific part of DataSheets
Coral Radioisotope Data from the Homepage for the World Data Center for Paleoclimatology (more info) provides users with access to atomic ratio data (Sr/Ca) and Sea Surface Temperature (SST) data for coral samples ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology

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