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Energy Balance part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Java applet simulates the energy intake of our atmosphere during the day and the loss of energy at night. Users can vary the intensity of the sun during the day. A tub of water fills up ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

Planetary Climate Exercise part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This MS Word document explains roles for a Planetary Climate role-playing exercise dealing with the atmospheres of Venus and the Earth. Roles include experts on coal, carbon dioxide, heat balance, ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Hydrologic cycle, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , , Environmental ScienceEcosystemsBiogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels
Resource Type: Activities

Mix and match: how climate selects phytoplankton part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a research article from the journal Nature on the link between climate-driven physical processes and evolution of microbial communities in the ocean. Topics covered include oceanic nutrient ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Evolution of climate and atmosphere, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Ecology, Biodiversity, Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Biological, Ocean-Climate Interactions, Biology, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Climate feedbacks, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Geoscience:Oceanography, Biology:Ecology:Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats, Principles, Biology:Ecology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Diversity, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Food Webs, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Paleoclimate records, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources

Temperature Puzzle part of CLEAN Collection

This NASA video discusses the impacts of the sun's energy, Earth's reflectance and greenhouse gases on the Earth System.
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

Introduction to Earth's Climate part of CLEAN Collection

This is the first of nine lessons in the Visualizing and Understanding the Science of Climate Change website. This lesson is an introduction to Earth's climate and covers key principles ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Solar radiation, Global energy balance, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Regional climates
Resource Type: Activities

Climate: A Balancing Act part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity students learn how Earth’s energy balance is regulating climate. This activity is lesson 4 in the nine-lesson module Visualizing and Understanding the Science of Climate Change.
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Natural causes, Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Solar radiation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change
Resource Type: Activities

Climate Change and the Oceans part of CLEAN Collection

This activity covers the role that the oceans may play in climate change and how climate change may affect the oceans. It is lesson 8 in a nine-lesson module Visualizing and Understanding the ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Global energy balance
Resource Type: Activities

Striking a Solar Balance part of CLEAN Collection

This NASA video reviews the role of the sun in driving the climate system. It uses colorful animations to illustrate Earth's energy balance and how increased greenhouse gases are creating an ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Global energy balance
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

How Much Warming? part of CLEAN Collection

This short video, is the fifth in the National Academies Climate Change, Lines of Evidence series. It focuses on greenhouse gases, climate forcing (natural and human-caused), and global energy ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Forest Resources:Deforestation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Greenhouse gas emissions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Anthropogenic causes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

Star Power! Discovering the Power of Sunlight part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this extensive activity students estimate the energy output of the Sun by doing a simple experiment and discover how much energy sunlight provides to Earth and the role of the Sun in the Earth ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Global energy balance, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Activities

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