2016 EARTH Satellite Workshop – Beaufort, NC

EARTH Workshops | Schedule | Lessons

Dates Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Location NC Coastal Reserve, Pivers Island, Beaufort, North Carolina
Audience Formal and informal educators for math, science, and STEM
Focus Unoccupied/Drone Technologies to collect ocean observation data
Opportunities By participating in this workshop, you will:

  • Learn about EARTH, NC Coastal Reserve, Duke University’s Unoccupied Systems Facility, and using near-real-time data
  • Collaborate with scientists from Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment and UNC’s Institute of Marine Sciences
  • Collaborate with other teachers to create a lesson plan, either individually or as a group
Objectives The purpose of the workshop is to:

  • Educate, excite, and engage teachers with the concept of using near-real-time data in the classroom
  • Develop curricula enabling teachers and students to utilize near-real-time data
  • Increase scientific literacy and knowledge about coastal research topics; locally and globally.


Data repository
Data policy
What is happening in Monterey Bay today?
Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System
Chemical data
Ocean float data
Slough data
Mooring ISUS measurements
M1 ISUS CTD Data Display
Southern Ocean Data
Mooring data
M1 Mooring Summary Data
M1 Asimet
M1 Download Info
M1 EMeter
M1 Flourometer (CeNCOOS)
M1 GPS Location
Molecular and genomics data
ESP Web Portal
Seafloor mapping
Upper ocean data
Spatial Temporal Oceanographic Query System (STOQS) Data
Tide prediction
Image gallery
Video library
Previous seminars
David Packard Distinguished Lecturers
Research software
Video Annotation and Reference System
System Overview
Annotation Interface
Video Tape User Guide
Video File User Guide
Still Images User Guide
Annotation Glossary
Query Interface
Basic User Guide
Advanced User Guide
Query Glossary
VARS Publications
Oceanographic Decision Support System
MB-System seafloor mapping software
MB-System Documentation
MB-System Announcements
MB-System Announcements (Archive)
How to Download and Install MB-System
MB-System Discussion Lists
MB-System FAQ
Matlab scripts: Linear regressions
Introduction to Model I and Model II linear regressions
A brief history of Model II regression analysis
Index of downloadable files
Summary of modifications
Regression rules of thumb
Results for Model I and Model II regressions
Graphs of the Model I and Model II regressions
Which regression: Model I or Model II?
Matlab scripts: Oceanographic calculations
Matlab scripts: Sound velocity
Visual Basic for Excel: Oceanographic calculations
Educational resources
MBARI Summer Internship Program
Education and Research: Testing Hypotheses (EARTH)
EARTH workshops
2016—New Brunswick, NJ
2015—Newport, Oregon
2016 Satellite workshop—Pensacola, FL
2016 Satellite workshop—Beaufort, NC
EARTH resources
EARTH lesson plans
Lesson plans—published
Lesson plans—development
Lesson drafts—2015
Lesson drafts—2016 Pensacola
Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education (C-MORE) Science Kits
Sample archive