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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

Hurricanes as Heat Engines part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students examine the effects of hurricanes on sea surface temperature using NASA data. They examine authentic sea surface temperature data to explore how hurricanes extract heat ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
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: Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Oceanography, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Global energy balance, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation
Resource Type: Activities

Changing Planet: Fresh Water in the Arctic part of CLEAN Collection

This Changing Planet video documents scientists' concerns regarding how melting Arctic sea ice will increase the amount of fresh water in the Beaufort Gyre, which could spill out into the ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

The Thermohaline Circulation - The Great Ocean Conveyor Belt part of CLEAN Collection

This NASA animation depicts thermohaline circulation in the ocean and how it relates to salinity and water density. It illustrates the sinking of water in the cold, dense ocean near Iceland and ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate

Tropical Atlantic Aerosols part of CLEAN Collection

Students use real satellite data to determine 1) where the greatest concentrations of aerosols are located during the course of a year in the tropical Atlantic region and 2) their source of origin. ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance
Resource Type: Activities

Gulf Stream Heat Budget and Europe's Mild Climate: A Problem-based Learning Activity part of CLEAN Collection

In this role-playing activity, learners are presented with a scenario in which they determine whether the Gulf Stream is responsible for keeping northern Europe warm. They must also address the ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Regional climates, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, 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, Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions
Resource Type: Activities

Using Satellite Images to Understand Earth's Atmosphere part of CLEAN Collection

In this Earth Exploration Toolbook chapter, students select, explore, and analyze satellite imagery. They do so in the context of a case study of the origins of atmospheric carbon monoxide and ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition
Resource Type: Activities

Modeling the oceanic thermohaline circulation with STELLA part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity for undergraduate students, learners build a highly simplified computer model of thermohaline circulation (THC) in the North Atlantic Ocean and conduct a set of simulation ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, 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, Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Activities

Thermohaline Circulation part of CLEAN Collection

This map shows the pattern of thermohaline circulation. This collection of currents is responsible for the large-scale exchange of water masses in the ocean, including providing oxygen to the deep ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions

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