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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 the Applications of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Data part of DataSheets
Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Data is the only satellite imagery that can be acquired at any time of the day or night and during adverse weather conditions. Available SAR products include: full-resolution (25 m) ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy

Exploring Geochemistry in the Classroom Using MELTS Computational Tools part of 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 ...

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

Exploring NASA Aerosol Data in the Classroom part of 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.

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Air Quality:Dust and Particulates, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality:Dust and Particulates

Exploring Aerosol Optical Thickness Using MODIS Satellite Imagery in NEO part of DataSheets
"Aerosol Optical Thickness is the degree to which aerosols prevent the transmission of light" in the atmoshpere.1 "An aerosol optical thickness of less than 0.1 indicates a crystal clear sky with ...

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Air Quality:Pollutants, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality:Dust and Particulates, Pollutants, Smog, Environmental Science:Air Quality:Smog, Dust and Particulates, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation

Exploring Oceanographic Data in the Classroom Using the Laboratory for Ocean Color Users part of DataSheets
Data from NASA's Laboratory for Ocean Color Users is intended to provide a guided pathway to aid in the utilization of ocean color data for oceanographic and environmental research. Ocean color data provides ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Biological, Physical

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