Data Sources and Tools
These sites provide on-line or downloadable tools for visualizing or manipulating data or datasets that can be used in the classroom.
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Google Earth part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Tool Sheets
submitted by Glenn Richard, Stony Brook University General Description Google Earth (more info) is a virtual globe that enables users to pan and zoom to any location on Earth to view satellite and aerial imagery, ...
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.
Exploring Changes in Air Quality Using Aura Tropospheric NO2 Data part of Datasheets
This site provides processed global data in image form illustrating tropospheric NO2 concentrations.
Sea Ice Index part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Tool Sheets
submitted by Walt Meier, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado, Boulder General Description The Sea Ice Index (more info) is a collection of data and tools to examine sea ice trends and data. ...
Volcano Solar Transmission Exercise part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Laura A. Guertin Penn State University Delaware County - The activity begins in the classroom with students graphing and interpreting apparent volcanic solar transmission values collected at Mauna Loa Observatory, ...
Looking at Data: "Sea" Ice part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Beth Ellen Simmons Palmer Long-Term Ecological Research Program - In this study, you will be hypothesizing and examining the relationship between the seasonal fluctuations in Antarctic climate and the annual ...
How do polar and tropical ice cores correlate? part of Cutting Edge:Climate Change:Ideas for Teaching about Ice Cores
This activity was developed during the Teaching Climate Change Using Ice Core Data workshop, held in June 2008.Contributed by John Wehwiller, Tara Curtin, Thom Davis Topic: Timing of Climatic Shifts Course Type: ...
Bipolar Climate Puzzle part of Cutting Edge:Climate Change:Ideas for Teaching about Ice Cores
This activity was developed during the Teaching Climate Change Using Ice Core Data workshop, held in June 2008.Contributors: Alan Ashworth, Lisa Doner, Kathy Licht, Warren Tomkiewicz Topic: Climate oscillations in ...
Provisional Real-time Stream-flow Data part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Recent Earthquakes in the Intermountain West part of SERC Web Resource Collection