“Exploring the Southern Oceans with Ships and Satellites” and “Beneath the Ocean Floor: What Do We Know and How Do We Know It?” with Christopher Small and Gregory Mountain (Mar 2004)

by | Jul 27, 2023 | Ocean and Atmospheric Physics, Remote Sensing

with Guests: Christopher Small and Gregory Mountain

Originally presented 20 Mar 2004

Introductory Presentation by Dr. Michael J. Passow


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Earth Science Content

Our planet lies mostly hidden beneath ocean waters. Much of the sea is almost inaccessible by surface ships, being far from land and often stormy. The sea floors have been created by dynamic processes over millions of years, but observing and understanding these inherently involves great difficulties because of their remoteness and hostile environment of great pressures and cold.

Nevertheless, scientists have learned much through “remote sensing” techniques. Instruments and arrays aboard ships, planes, and satellites have revealed many secrets from these regions. In today’s presentations, Chris Small and Greg Mountain will describe some of their investigation strategies and discoveries.

Technology Tips for the Classroom
by Dr. Cristiana Assumpção

For information on educational technologies and ideas on how to use the Earth2Class materials in your classrooom, see the tutorials in the MENTORING section of our website http://www.earth2class.org/mentoring/technology.htm

Digital Library for Earth Systems Education www.dlese.org . 
This is a national project that provides effective access to online resources for students, teachers, and the general public. The NSF-supported leadership includes some LDEO scientists. Hundreds of university and classroom educators, librarians, and others have contributed to the catalog over the past few years.

In today’s Workshop, we will explore resources available already through DLESE, and submit potential new resources for inclusion.


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Technology Resources