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This is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's hurricane website. Features include weather watches, warnings, and forecasts. Also included are links to other NOAA sites, preparedness guides, imagery, and information on the Saffir-Simpson scale. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography
 
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This lesson focuses upon the scientific phenomenon of El Nino. Learners will also explore the possible link between human-induced global warming, and El Nino as a possible distributor of global warming's extra energy. Links to related sites are included. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geophysics, Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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This site provides a description and graphic representation of the Coriolis Force, with links to a video and related sites. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Video, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Physics, Space science
 
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This site offers access to real-time oceanographic and surface meteorological data from the TAO array of over 400 buoys in 70 moorings in the tropical Pacific Ocean. TAO datasets are typically used for monitoring and prediction of El Nino/La Nina events. At the data delivery page, users can select all or any combination of buoys, display type, data type(s), and time period. Other materials include ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography
 
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This page of text, from the US Geological Survey's Geology in the Parks website, discusses the difference between weathering and erosion. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geochemistry, Geology, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Soil science
 
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This library contains over 300 datasets from a variety of earth science disciplines and climate-related topics. Users can access and download datasets in a variety of formats, including GIS-compatible formats, or monitor present climate conditions with maps and analyses. The library is searchable by data category, source, or by keyword. Tools are provided which permit analysis of datasets and creation ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Calculation / Conversion tool, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography
 
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This site provides information on the vast collection of deep-sea core samples that are stored in Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory's (LDEO) facility in Palisades, New York. Materials presented here include a summary of how cores are taken, processed, and stored, some results of examinations of cores, a searchable database of the cores themselves, and a sample history database. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Paleontology, Physical oceanography
 
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At this site, users can read and view pictures and videos that explain the mechanisms that trigger tsunamis, how they travel across great distances of the ocean, and what damage they cause. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This collection of basic definitions and answers to questions about hurricanes and tropical cyclones includes how they form, how they are named, how intensities are measured, and how storms are forecast. Historical information, information on myths surrounding these storms, links to sites displaying real-time storm information, and safety tips are also included. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Case study, Tutorial, Map, Ref. material, Non-profit portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This learning system provides a variety of materials on Earth and space sciences, such as images, movies, animations, and data sets. Students, teachers, and the general public can access information on the sun and space weather, astronomy, our planet and solar system, current space missions, space-related mythology and art, and geology. For teachers, there are links to tools for navigating the site, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lab activity, Photograph, Book - text, Educational portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geology, Geophysics, History and philosophy of science, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Physics, Space science
 
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