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Additional Resources

This is a collection of useful web sites for teaching climate change. If you know of web sites, journal articles or other references that are useful for teaching and learning about climate issues or global warming, let us know about them.

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Oceanography Data Access Tutorials part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Winds, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Oceanography:Physical , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Ozone depletion, El Nino, Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection

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: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Global change modeling

Exploring the Link between Hurricanes and Climate using GCM Results part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students examine global climate model output and consider the potential impact of global warming on tropical cyclone initiation and evolution. As a follow-up, students read two ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Extreme weather, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Global change modeling, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Activities

Learning Polar Oceanography: Ocean Currents and Climate Connections part of CLEAN Collection

This series of activities introduce students to polar oceanography, polar climate and how events that occur in oceans thousands of kilometers away affect them and the mid-latitudes using maps, ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Regional climates, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions
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:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Global change modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling
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: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions

Global Ocean Conveyor Belt part of CLEAN Collection

This hands-on activity explores the driving forces behind global thermohaline circulation.
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation
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:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change
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:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation
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

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