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Description:

This website provides a near real-time tool for collecting, managing and sharing marine life satellite tracking data. It contains data from over 30 projects in the US, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indo-Pacific, and Australian waters. The website provides links to background information for each project, the animals they are tracking, and maps that are updated regularly. Teaching resources include maps for tracking, suggestions for using data in lessons on geography, biology, earth science, math. There is also a good introduction to satellite telemetry methodology and applications.

Subjects:

  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Oceanography
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110604064225195T,Science -- Instructional issues,Graduate/Professional,Early Elementary,Science -- Earth science,Life Science,Technical Education (Upper Division),Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Elementary School,Science -- Biology,General Public,Education,Technical Education (Lower Division),High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Science -- Oceanography,Geoscience

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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