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Metropolitan East Coast (MEC) Education Module
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_MEC_EDUC_MODULE

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Summary
Abstract: The Metropolitan East Coast (MEC) Education Module is a package of GIS software, datasets and lesson plans designed for educators who are interested in using GIS technology to explore global climate change issues. The MEC project study area encompassed the New York metropolitan area, covering 31 counties of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. The package includes a free copy of the ESRI ... View entire text

Purpose: The purpose is to provide materials for gaining familiarity with GIS software, and educational products designed for middle to high school science curriculum focused on global climate change issues.
Service Citation
Originators: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)
Title: Metropolitan East Coast (MEC) Education Module
Release_Date: 2002
Provider: CIESIN, Columbia University
URL: http://metroeast_climate.ciesin.columbia.edu/edumod.html
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >LESSON PLANS Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >DESKTOP GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Ancillary Keywords
CIESIN > Agriculture and Food Security > Vegetation
CIESIN > Economic Activity > Transportation
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Service Provider
SEDAC > Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
SEDAC USER SERVICES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date:
SERF Last Revision Date: 2014-11-12
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