Visualizations of Complex Systems
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Students view and analyze buoy, satellite, temperature vs. depth data to learn about ocean circulation and how is related to atmospheric circulation. -
Coastal Upwelling Animation
This site from Exploring Earth features an animation of upwelling in a coastal environment. It shows how onshore winds blowing along a coastline push surface water, which, when combined with the ...
This site from The World Ocean Circulation Experiment contains more than 350 section plots of temperature, salinity, oxygen, nutrients and tracers for the WOCE Hydrographic Programme (WHP) cruise ...
This site from NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory presents descriptions, 3-D images and animations of some noteworthy hurricanes in recent history, including Andrew, Opal and Fran. The ...
Tropical Atmosphere Ocean project - data display
This site provides access to real-time oceanographic and meteorological data from approximately 70 moored buoys in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Data types include wind, air and sea temperature, ...
The Atmosphere-Ocean Model is a computer program that simulates the Earth's climate in three dimensions on a gridded domain. The model requires that the user enter two kinds of input, specified ...
Weather and Climate Data
The Weather and Climate Data site for the Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA) contains analyses of current conditions and the state of the atmosphere; weather forecasts; metropolitan ...