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Exploring Seafloor Topography
DATA: Digital Elevation Model Data. TOOL: GeoMapApp. SUMMARY: Explore a timeline about how we have learned about the oceans. Construct a profile across the Atlantic Ocean and create 3-D visualizations of the seafloor.
Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Oceanography:Physical , Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geography:Geospatial
Contour Basics: JAVA Mac/PC
Steve Ackerman and Tom Whittaker, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Space Science and Engineering Center. Starting Point page organized by R.M. MacKay.
A great on-line resource for introducing students to contour plots.
Subject: Geography:Physical, Geoscience:Geology, Oceanography, Atmospheric Science
When is Dinner Served? Predicting the Spring Phytoplankton Bloom in the Gulf of Maine (College Level)
Brian Welch, Saint Olaf College
College-level adaptation of the Earth Exploration Toolbook chapter. Students explore the critical role phytoplankton play in the marine food web. -
Subject: Geography:Geospatial, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Geoscience:Oceanography
When is Dinner Served? Predicting the Spring Phytoplankton Bloom in the Gulf of Maine
Denise Blaha; Amy Holt Cline, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus
DATA: Ocean Buoy Data, MODIS Images TOOLS: GoMOOS Online Graphing Tool SUMMARY: Learn about conditions that influence the spring phytoplankton bloom. Use an online graphing tool to predict the date of the bloom.
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Geography:Geospatial, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column
Lost At Sea
Camille Holmgren, SUNY Buffalo State
Students work as teams to "sail" around the North Atlantic using their knowledge of latitude, longitude, time, winds, and ocean currents to complete the voyage.
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Benefits and consequences of using minerals as natural resources
Geoffrey Cook, University of California-San Diego
In a short research assignment, students learn about mineral resources that are used in common, present-day electronic devices (a cell-phone is used as a prime example). They investigate the environmental and ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Mineral Resources, Sustainability, Geography:Human/Cultural, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy