DataSheets

A DataSheet concisely describes a particular scientific data set in a way that is useful to educators interested in teaching with the data set. DataSheets highlight the connections between data sets and specific topics in science; they explicate how to acquire the data and include (when available) links to classroom activities that use the data. More information about DataSheets.


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

Utilizing National Wetland Inventory (NWI) shape file datasets for import into MyWorld part of Datasheets
The NWI provides data in ESRI Shape file format. The datasets are queried by state and 100K or 25K USGS quadrangle. Data fields include freshwater emergent wetland, freshwater forested/shrub wetland, freshwater ...

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning, Water Quality and Quantity:Wetlands

Exploring atmospheric carbon monoxide (CO) concentration using MOPITT satellite imagery in NEO part of Datasheets

Subject: 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

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

Exploring Mote Marine Laboratory Oceanography Data in the Classroom part of 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 ...

Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Biological, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine

Exploring USGS Peak Streamflow Data in the Classroom part of 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, ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes, Geoscience:Hydrology, Hydrology:Surface Water

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

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:Geology:Geophysics, Structural Geology:Geophysics and Structural Geology

Exploring Temperature Change Caused by Greenhouse Gas Increases part of Datasheets
Model Description EdGCM is a suite of software that allows users to create, run, analyze, visualize and report on global climate model simulations via a user-friendly interface. Users can run pre-created ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling

Exploring the Applications of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Data part of Datasheets
This DataSheet was prepared by Aleshia Mueller in collaboration with Charles Burrows, Claude Duguay, Melanie Engram, Carlos Rios, and Anton Sommer. The Dataset Use and Relevance Use in ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy

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