International Data Sources Sampler

The Internet offers the ability to locate data and research topics using resources from around the world.

International data access and exchange, according to experienced networkers, work best if, after a brief introduction period, a research project is well-defined. As students move through school and workplaces, more and more of their networking will occur around the globe. Now is a good time to introduce both the necessary skills and widened horizons.

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Ancient Chinese Civilization

A grand source book for Chinese civilization, especially using ancient tombs' artifacts, has been placed online. These resources are remarkable for their uniqueness rather than technological interactivity.  learn more

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Early Warning and Environmental Monitoring Program

The U.S. Geological Survey's Early Warning and Environmental Monitoring (EWEM) program tracks data for a broad spectrum of scientific endeavors operating at national, regional , and international scales. EWEM project activities support investigations in the areas of climate change, natural resource management, environmental change detection, food security monitoring, water resource assessments, and hazard identification/mitigation. Check…  learn more

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Geoscience Australia

Geoscience Australia is Australia's pre-eminent public sector geoscience organization. They host a wide variety of resources for teachers, students and the classroom.  learn more

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The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program, sponsored by NASA, hosts historical data sets (1995 to present) made freely available to everyone. GLOBE provides maps, graphs, and data tables to help you visualize and view data sets of interest. Data sets are available for everything from air temperatures and soil moisture…  learn more

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Planeta in Latin America pioneered online reporting focusing on conscious travel around the globe. The site is geared toward conscious travelers, hosts and everyone in between seeking practical suggestions in the realm of eco-friendly, people-friendly and place-friendly travel .  learn more

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Vietnam: Yesterday and Today

For an in-depth study of one Southeast Asian country look at Vietnam: Yesterday and Today. Good background for a study of that war.  learn more