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Paleoclimatologists studying a reef

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Consortium for Ocean Leadership, Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)


This activity gives your students a glimpse at the difficulty of seafloor surveying, as well as the challenges the JOIDES Resolution faces during each expedition. Your students also will learn about latitude and longitude and plotting coordinates.

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