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Solar Influences Data Analysis Center part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Solar Influences Data Analysis Center (SIDC) is the World Data Center for the Sunspot Index. SIDC (RWC Belgium) calculates the daily, monthly and yearly International Sunspot Numbers and provides ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Measurements, Forecasting, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Physics:Astronomy, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Solar and terrestrial radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Solar Water Heater part of CLEAN Collection

Student teams design and build solar water heating devices that mimic those used in residences to capture energy in the form of solar radiation and convert it to thermal energy. In this activity, ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Energy, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Mitigation of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Energy:Renewable & Alternative Energy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climatology , Climatology :Solar radiation
Resource Type: Activities

The Earth's Heat Budget part of CLEAN Collection

Hands-on laboratory activity that allows students to investigate the effects of distance and angle on the input of solar radiation at Earth's surface, the role played by albedo, the heat capacity of ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation, Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Activities

Effect of the Sun's Energy on the Ocean and Atmosphere part of CLEAN Collection

In this mock mission, students become members of a research team and conduct a series of tasks to audit Earth's radiative budget. They use a Java Applet/visual viewer to access satellite data sets, ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Solar radiation, Global energy balance, Orbital patterns
Resource Type: Activities

Using NASA NEO and ImageJ to Explore the Role of Snow Cover in Shaping Climate part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity students download satellite images displaying land surface temperature, snow cover, and reflected short wave radiation data from the NASA Earth Observation (NEO) Web site. They then ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks
Resource Type: Activities

Piecing Together the 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.
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Anthropogenic causes, Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

Global Energy Balance part of CLEAN Collection

A simple click-through animation from Scripps Institute's Earthguide program breaks the complex topic of the global energy balance into separate concepts. Slides describe the different pathways for ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation

Water, Water Everywhere part of CLEAN Collection

This is a short NASA video on the water cycle. The video shows the importance of the water cycle to nearly every natural process on Earth and illustrates how tightly coupled the water cycle is to ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Hydrology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

Earth's Albedo and Global Warming part of CLEAN Collection

This interactive visualization adapted from NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey illustrates the concept of albedo, which is the measure of how much solar radiation is reflected from Earth's surface.
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Solar radiation, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

Modeling Earth's Energy Balance part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, learners use the STELLA box modeling software to determine Earth's temperature based on incoming solar radiation and outgoing terrestrial radiation. Starting with a simple black ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Global change modeling, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks
Resource Type: Activities

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