A Data Sheet concisely describes a particular scientific data set in a way that is useful to educators interested in teaching with the data set. Data Sheets 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 Data Sheets.Help
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Exploring Temperature Change Caused by Greenhouse Gas Increases part of Using Data in the Classroom: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 ...
Exploring atmospheric carbon monoxide (CO) concentration using MOPITT satellite imagery in NEO part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
Exploring Aerosol Optical Thickness Using MODIS Satellite Imagery in NEO part of Using Data in the Classroom: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 ...
Exploring Forest Extent, Composition and C Storage using US Forest Inventory and Analysis Data & Reports part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
1987, 1992, 1997 data on U.S. forest acreage, ownership, carbon stock, and change in carbon stock by state/region and forest type. For 2002, forest age by region, and the above categories.
Exploring Changes in Air Quality Using Aura Tropospheric NO2 Data part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
This site provides processed global data in image form illustrating tropospheric NO2 concentrations.
Utilizing National Wetland Inventory (NWI) shape file datasets for import into MyWorld part of Using Data in the Classroom: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 ...
Exploring Sea Ice Data from Satellites part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
The browse and summary data provide imagery of monthly sea ice conditions and anomalies, as well as text files with monthly total extent and area values. The raw data are 2-dimensional gridded fields with daily ...
NERC Foliar Chemistry Database part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
This interactive site provides access to a large database of foliar chemistry for the northeastern US. The elements and compounds in the databse are Ca, Al, Mg, Mn, P, K, Sr, nitrogen, lignin, cellulose, hydrogen, ...
Decision Making Using GIS Climate Change Simulation Data part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
GIS Climate Change Scenarios project is conducted by the NCAR GIS Initiative and intended to serve a community of GIS users interested in global climate change. This GIS data portal provides access to free global ...
Exploring NASA Aerosol Data in the Classroom part of Using Data in the Classroom: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.