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Tides and Water Levels
The Tides and Waters Levels Tutorial, presented by NOAA's National Ocean Service (NOS), is an overview of the complex systems that govern the movement of tides and water levels. The tutorial is made up of 11 chapters that can be read in or out sequence and include many illustrative and interactive graphics to visually enhance the learning process. To complement the information highlighted in the tutorial, the site also features a Roadmap to Resources page which provides links to additional tutorials and specific tidal and current data offered by NOAA.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Tutorial
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-463
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Ocean Service of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration