Tides and Water Levels

National Ocean Service of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The Tides and Waters Levels Tutorial, presented by NOAA's National Ocean Service (NOS), is an overview of the complex systems that govern the movement of tides and water levels. The tutorial is made up of 11 chapters that can be read in or out sequence and include many illustrative and interactive graphics to visually enhance the learning process. To complement the information highlighted in the tutorial, the site also features a Roadmap to Resources page which provides links to additional tutorials and specific tidal and current data offered by NOAA.

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Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Physical
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Special Interest: Complex Systems
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography