polar science

Remote sensing…. it’s just like being there

April 2, 2010

For those who don’t know what “remote sensing” means, that probably sounds like a much sexier title than it really is. “Remote sensing” refers to getting data from instruments from afar, or remotely. The ability to collect data via satellite or cellular connection was an important step in being able to gather information from remote […]

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How do I teach about climate change?

January 2, 2010

It seems to be in vogue to teach about climate change.  Thank god.  I mean, is there anything else more confusing nowadays?  Teaching students just to wade through the puddles of mud being slung across party lines is a message in media digestion in itself! Luckily there are many resources being developed to help educators […]

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