This website provides realtime buoy data from an interactive map of NOAA TAO buoy locations. The TAO array is a major component of the El Niño/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Observing System, the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) and the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS).
Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Physical Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Maps Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional Data Derived: Data Derived Data Source: Real-Time Data, Observational Data Ocean Environments: Surface Waters Science Background Required: Broadly accessible, Basic scientific background required Topics: Ocean:Physical Oceanography, Climate, Atmosphere, Ocean Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography
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