The OSCAR Java-based program provides near-realtime ocean surface currents derived from satellite altimeter and scatterometer data. From this site, users can download data, and view interactive scientific visualizations of data in several different data types and modes. Visualization modes include latitude-longitude, latitude-time, time series and longitude-time plots. Data output includes 10-day mean, monthly mean, mean over selected time range, long-term mean and seasonal mean.
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets Data Derived: Data Derived Data Source: Real-Time Data Science Background Required: Basic scientific background required Topics: Ocean Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography
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