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Carolinas Coastal Ocean Observing and Predicting System (Cara-COOPS)
Caro-COOPS is based upon an array of coastal and offshore moorings deployed off of the coast of the Carolinas. Mousing over a buoy on the map displays measurements including: latitude and longitude, air and water temperature, wind conditions, solar radiation, and for most, salinity, chlorophyll, surface current information, and more. Clicking on the buoy opens a new window that displays the measurements as analog gauges. Time series plots are also available.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
    • Modeled
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-NOAA-1850
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: University of South Carolina


Publisher: North Carolina State University


Publisher: University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW)


Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)