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Detecting El Niño in Sea Surface Temperature Data part of Earth Exploration Toolbook:PMEL
DATA: Sea Surface Temperature (SST). TOOL: My World GIS. SUMMARY: Examine 15 years of SST data from the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory. Create and analyze average SST maps to identify El Nino and La Nina events.
Exploring Seafloor Topography part of Earth Exploration Toolbook:Sea Floor
DATA: Digital Elevation Model Data. TOOL: GeoMapApp. SUMMARY: Explore a timeline about how we have learned about the oceans. Construct a profile across the Atlantic Ocean and create 3-D visualizations of the seafloor.
The 2004 Sumatra Earthquake and Tsunami part of Cutting Edge:Visualization:Examples
In this multi-part activity, students study seismograms from different seismic stations recording the Sumatra earthquake of December 26th, 2004 and then determine the epicenter of the quake and track the tsunami it ...
Lab 4: Finding Coral's Ideal Environment part of EarthLabs for Educators:Corals
The lab activity described here was created by Erin Bardar of TERC for the EarthLabs project. Summary and Learning Objectives Corals, like other living animals, require a particular range of environmental ...
Lab 5: Trouble in Paradise: Factors that Impact Coral Health part of EarthLabs for Educators:Corals
The lab activity described here was created by Erin Bardar of TERC for the EarthLabs project. Summary and Learning Objectives In the previous lab, students explored the characteristics of the ocean environment in ...
Environmental Reconnaissance of a Salt Marsh part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching Methods:Teaching with Google Earth:Examples
This is a field and computer laboratory exercise that introduces undergraduate students, advanced high school students, and members of the general public to using Google Earth, GPS, aerial imagery, and an online ...
It's All Connected: Global Circulation part of EarthLabs for Educators:Earth System Science
The lab activity described here was adapted by Erin Bardar of TERC for the EarthLabs project. Summary and Learning Objectives Students are introduced to the global circulation patterns of the atmosphere and the ...
Tropical Atlantic Aerosols part of CLEAN Collection
WINDandSEA: The Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Internet Locator part of SERC Web Resource Collection