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Sound and light in the ocean
Lauren Sahl, Maine Maritime Academy
In this activity students read graphs, make calculations, and interpret both to see how sound is a more effective tool than light when we want to "see" in the ocean.
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Physical , Geoscience:Oceanography
Use of GNOME to model oil spills
Tim Walsh, Wayland Baptist University
Tim Walsh, Wayland Baptist University Summary Using GNOME software (freely available from NOAA) students model various oil spill scenarios in the Galveston Bay area. Students adjust a variety of parameters ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes
Mapping Coastal Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise at Point Reyes National Seashore
Module by: Len Vacher, University of South Florida Cover Page by: Len Vacher and Denise Davis, University of South Florida
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. Students work with a color-coded conditional-formatted spreadsheet map to work through a USGS report applying a coastal vulnerability index.
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Sea Level Change
The Boxing Day Tsunami
Glenn Richard, SUNY at Stony Brook
Undergraduate students map data from the National Geophysical Data Center and the United States Geological Survey on Google Earth and study visualizations in order to explore the causes and effects of the Tsunami ...
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Subject: Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources, Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards:Tsunami, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Resources, Marine Hazards, Physical , Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes
When is Dinner Served? Predicting the Spring Phytoplankton Bloom in the Gulf of Maine
Denise Blaha; Amy Holt Cline, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus
DATA: Ocean Buoy Data, MODIS Images TOOLS: GoMOOS Online Graphing Tool - Learn about conditions that influence the spring phytoplankton bloom. Use an online graphing tool to predict the date of the bloom.
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Geography:Geospatial, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column
Ocean Stratigraphy Challenge
Rebecca Teed, Wright State University-Main Campus
A 15-20 minute think-pair-share activity interpreting a deep-sea sediment core combining concepts from oceanography, sedimentology, and plate tectonics. -
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology, Geophysics
Bob Mackay, Clark College
Students view and analyze buoy, satellite, temperature vs. depth data to learn about ocean circulation and how is related to atmospheric circulation. -
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Ocean-Climate Interactions
At which location in the diagram below would the waves break closer to the beach? a. A b. B c. C
ConcepTest: Where Waves Break 2
At which location would the waves break further from the beach? a. A b. B
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Geology
ConcepTest: World Oceans #9
Examine the map of the world's oceans and use it to answer the following question. The global ocean conveyer belt brings deep, cold waters to the surface (upwelling) at ___. a. B b. E c. F d. G