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Web-based Resources for Teaching the Ocean System

This is a general collection of web sites that relate to teaching oceanography at the undergraduate level. Please let us know about your favorite oceanographic web sites.


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The Physics of Tsunamis part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site from the University of Washington includes a Quicktime movie that shows the propagation of the earthquake-generated 1960 Chilean tsunami across the Pacific Ocean. The page also describes ...

2004 Sumatra Earthquake part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This visualization from Kenji Satake at the Active Fault Research Center in Tsukuba, Japan, highlights the crests and troughs of the tsunami waves as they travel across the Indian Ocean and refract ...

Images: Visualizing Data part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Available on this site is a host of images, maps, and animations derived from bathymetric and topographic data. Static images and maps include those of estimated seafloor topography from satellite ...

Ocean Explorer part of SERC Web Resource Collection

With the intent to publicize information on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) major ocean exploration efforts, the Ocean Explorer Website provides a platform to follow such ...

Ocean Planet: A Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The goal of Ocean Planet is to share with the public what recent research has revealed about the oceans and to encourage ocean conservation. Ocean Planet premiered at the Smithsonian Institution's ...

Our Dynamic Planet part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This CD-ROM consists of tools for investigations of the theory of plate tectonics. Modules include virtual plate tectonics lecture (30 minute animated plate tectonics video), geography game, profile ...

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) is an oceanographic research center that promotes a peer relationship between engineers and scientists. The website focuses on marine research ...

Earth Science Practice Exams part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site contains on-line quizzes to test knowledge of physical geology, including rocks, oceans, glaciers, rivers, plate tectonics, paleontology, and planetary geology. There is also a practice ...

Ocean Drilling Program part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site describes the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP). The ODP conducts basic research into the history of the ocean basins and the overall nature of the crust beneath the ocean floor using the ...

Thermophiles part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The webpage focuses on thermophiles living in hot springs and black smokers, volcanic hotsprings on the ocean floor, and the mechanics behind their ability to withstand extreme heat. The site also ...