National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration: Oceans in the spotlight
http://www.noaa.gov/ocean.html

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


NOAA Ocean Service (NOS) is responsible for the observation, measurement, assessment and management of the nation's vast coastal and ocean areas. NOS provides world-class products and services that protect millions of lives, billions of dollars in property and irreplaceable natural resources daily. This website is a portal to all the NOS observations, information, measurements and programs. In the Oceans In the Spotlight section, users will find nautical charts, animations of monthly ocean temperatures, diving resources, global seafloor tomography and much more. This site contains a wealth of information collected for the NOAA Ocean Service projects.

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Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical, Biological, Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Physical , Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Geology:Geophysics
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Special Interest: Visualization
Grade Level: General Public
Topics: Ocean:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Ocean, :Biological ography , Atmosphere, Human Dimensions/Resources, Ocean:Physical Oceanography, Chemical Oceanography