Oceans in the News

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Oceans in the News - Polar Ocean Science, Data, and the Media

About Oceans in the News

Interpreting scientific data is one of the most challenging skills students face today. Students are overloaded with information from various media sources, and often lack both the technical skills to analyze data and the ability to recognize the overarching story the data support. The Oceans in the News course uses polar science examples to address these technical and narrative challenges. Students will develop proficiency in data visualization and its application to the analysis of news stories about polar regions.

For more information, read about this project and the project team.

NSF Oceans in the News material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1611926.

Disclaimer: Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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