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"Project BudBurst is a national field campaign for citizen scientists designed to engage the public in the collection of important climate change data based on the timing of leafing and flowering of trees and flowers. Project BudBurst participants take careful observations of the phenological events such as the first leafing, first flower, and first fruit ripening of a diversity of trees, shrubs, flowers and grasses, including weeds and ornamentals, and especially targeting native species. The citizen science observations are reported to the national Project BudBurst database."
Teaching materials and classroom activities designed for K-12 grade levels, anticipated for release - April 2009
March 2009 Tenth Warmest on Record for Global Temperatures
The combined global land and ocean surface average temperature for March 2009 was the 10th warmest since records began in 1880
Courses, Workshops & Seminars
Temperature and Dimensional Measurement
A web-based tutorial about effects of temperature on dimensional measurements
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Hart Scientific (USA)
Temperature Calibration and Measurement Equipment
Fundamentals of Thermometery
Includes: Temperature Scales, The SPRT, Measuring SPRT Resistance, Thermistors & more.
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Temperature World goes inside:
The poultry pop-up thermometer
Isotech Temperature Standards Laboratories:
Tour the Primary Standards Lab.
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Temperature World Awards and Recognition
A sampling of sites that link to Temperature World:
National Institute of Science & Technology - Thermometry Links
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
ITS-90 - On-Line Temperature Reference
The Franklin Institute Science Museum
St. Louis Public Library - Science Lab.
University of North Carolina at Greensboro