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Exploring the Ocean Surface with Data from the Global Drifter Program
This DataSheet describes the data available from the Global Drifter Program and how this information about ocean currents can be used to study various phenomena as diverse as weather and the evolution of oil spills.

Exploring the Applications of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Data
This DataSheet explores the usefulness of SAR data and describes its potential use in the classroom.

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Incorporating the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill into Geomicrobiology Courses

Annette Summers Engel, Louisiana State University
Originally written for the NAGT E-News magazine, this article describes the author's use of the Deepwater Horizon spill in a constructive way to enhance student learning, communication skills, and scientific practices.

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