Deep Sea Coring

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Ocean and Climate Change Institute

This Ocean and Climate Change Institute module features a brief, but image-rich overview of ocean drilling and sediment analysis to determine paleoclimate (past climate). This site is the first of a 3-page module, the other two sites (Describing the Core; Sampling Techniques) are linked at the top of the article.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology, Atmospheric Science