Web-based Resources for Teaching the Ocean System
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Stratigraphic Cross Section of Northeast Texas part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Cretaceous sedimentary rocks of Northeast Texas provide important clues about paleogeography, paleotectonics, and sea level fluctuation. This website describes several of these rock units and the ...
Western Interior Seaway part of SERC Web Resource Collection
The Western Interior Seaway is an ancient intracontinental seaway that occupied much of modern western North America and existed throughout much of the Cretaceous Period. This site discusses the ...
Strontium Isotope Stratigraphy part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Strontium isotope stratigraphy is a geologic tool used to date sediments that are generally undatable by other means. This site provides a list of publications related to strontium isotope ...
NGCD Web Image Slide Trays part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This website hosts a Web Image Slide Tray (WIST) designed by NGDC. A WIST is fundamentally an HTML table where the contents of each cell depend upon variables that are set in the row and column ...
Living Large in Microscopic Nooks part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This article published in Oceanus, a Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution publication, highlights the ability of certain bacteria to live off a solid-rock substrate. This publication also contains ...
Is Life Thriving Deep Beneath the Seafloor? part of SERC Web Resource Collection
In 1991, scientists aboard the submersible Alvin sailed into the aftermath of a very recent volcanic eruption on the seafloor. This article published in Oceanus, a Woods Hole Oceanographic ...
Turbidity Current Movies part of SERC Web Resource Collection
These turbidity, or density, current movies from Wesleyan University's Learning Objects website show turbidity current experiments conducted in a 1 meter long tank. In the lab, the tank angle and ...
Indian Ocean Tsunami Quicktime Animation part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This Quicktime animation, by Dr. Steven Ward at the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics at the University of California - Santa Cruz, shows the tsunami's progress across the Indian Ocean. ...
NOAA East African Coast Tsunami Animation part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This NOAA visualization tracks the tsunami waves until they reach the East African coast of Somalia. This Quicktime animation can be paused, rewound and advanced.
Java Applets for Coastal Engineering part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This site features a directory of Java Applets that model physical phenomena related to hydrodynamics and coastal processes.