An education-oriented workshop for college faculty in the atmospheric and related sciences was held in Boulder, Colorado, during June 1997 by three programs of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. The objective of this workshop was to provide faculty with hands-on training in the use of Web-based instructional methods for specific application to the teaching of satellite remote sensing in their subject areas. More than 150 faculty and associated scientists participated, and postworkshop evaluation showed it to have been a very successful integration of information and activities related to computer-based instruction, educational principles, and scientific lectures.

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a Atmospheric Sciences Center, Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada.

bDepartment of Geosciences, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California.

cUnidata Program Center, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado.

dDepartment of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Urbana, Illinois.

eDepartment of MEAS, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.

fDepartment of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

gDepartment of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, The University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York,

hDepartment of Geology and Meteorology, Kean College of New Jersey, Union, New Jersey.

iProgram for the Advancement of Geoscience Education, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado.

jDepartment of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin—Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.

kDepartment of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

lDepartment of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

mGlobal Hydrology and Climate Center, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama.