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The ATE Central resource collection and archive contain curriculum, professional development materials, videos and other valuable resources created and collected by the ATE community. Browse the resource collection using the categories listed below, or search for ATE resources via the box at upper right.

Refined By: Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)

National Energy Technology Laboratory

The National Energy Technology Lab supports research on clean uses of fossil fuels, energy efficiency, and fuel cells. Fact sheets, technical reports, and journal publications can be downloaded from this site. This site has some information that would be useful as a reference for community college instructors and students. Nevertheless, the site would probably be more useful for those who have an...
Cleanup!: A Hazardous Waste Cleanup Design Exercise

Cleanup! is an educational software package that allows students to learn about hazardous waste site characterization and remediation. The software models a contamination scenario that students can experiment with and find solutions to the contamination problem.
National Ag Safety Database

This website, provided by the National Agricultural Safety defense, is a central repository of agricultural health, safety, and injury prevention materials for the agricultural community and especially for agricultural safety specialists. Resources and training materials are organized by topic.
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides a nationwide training program of resident courses and non-resident courses to enhance U.S. emergency management practices. This website lists the courses, programs, and activities offered.
Making Business Sense of Energy Efficiency and Pollution Prevention

This report, written by Miriam Pye, discusses the profitability of energy efficiency and pollution prevention for businesses.  The author highlights how both of these topics are key to sustainable development and industrial ecology.  The paper is available free as a downloaded PDF, however, one must create a free login to access it.
Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Mapping Project

This map, provided by the Alaska Geobotany Center, displays the vegetation and associated characteristics of the polar region.   Information on bioclimatic zones, bedrock, surficial geology, acidity of parent material, soils, hydrology, and remotely-sensed vegetation classification is included in the map.  A link to download a printable version of the map is available on the website, in addition...

ECOLEX provides comprehensive information on international environmental law and national environmental law from various countries. This engine lets you search the database for common laws, treaties, legislation, court decisions, and literature. Users can search by keyword, geographical location, and language, year.
Mass Spectrometry and Biotechnology Resource

Ionsource is a website that provides access to an index of resources including tutorials, links to downloadable sites, jobs and conference information involving mass spectrometry and biotechnology subjects. Examples of tutorials include lessons on atomic mass and amino acid residue mass.
Daily Weather Maps

This website, from the United States Department of Commerce, provides access to daily weather maps from 2002 to the present. Maps that are available include plotted station observations, maximum and minimum temperatures, winds, and precipitation.  Users can locate past maps and navigate to specific dates by using the drop down menus on the left-hand side of the webpage.
Modeling Subsurface Transport of Petroleum Hydrocarbons

This U.S. Environmental Protection Agency website contains information on the modeling of subsurface transport of petroleum hydrocarbons and other environmental contaminants. Course modules on the fate and transport of contaminants are included. There are also OnSite on-line calculators for site-specific assessment calculations.
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