This site provides access to real-time oceanographic and meteorological data from approximately 70 moored buoys in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Data types include wind, air and sea temperature, precipitation, humidity, pressure, radiation, and salinity. The data can be displayed as a summary, time series, latitude/longitude, section, or 3-D animated plot. Data and graphic displays are updated every day and are freely available to the public. This site also maintains pages that provide general information on El Nino and La Nina, with links to other web sites describing climate forecasts and complementary data sets. This resource is part of the Using Data collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/usingdata/
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Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Oceanography:Chemical, Geoscience:Hydrology, Oceanography Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Tools, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Tools Special Interest: Complex Systems, Visualization Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Oceanography, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science Data Derived: Data Derived Data Source: Observational Data, Real-Time Data, Synthetic/Model Data Ocean Environments: Surface Waters Science Background Required: Basic scientific background required Topics: Ocean:Chemical Oceanography, Ocean, Physical Oceanography, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Atmosphere, Climate
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