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AMS Ocean Studies Sample Learning Files

Weekly Ocean News Last Week's Ocean News
(Some links may have been discontinued by source)
Supplemental Information...In Greater Depth Last Week's Supplemental Information

Chapter 1

Ocean in the Earth System

Current Ocean Studies Inv. 1A Answer Form Inv. B Answer Form
Current Ocean Studies Answer Form

Chapter 2

Ocean Basins and Plate Tectonics

Current Ocean Studies Inv. A Answer Form Inv. B Answer Form
Current Ocean Studies Answer Form

Chapter 3

Properties of Ocean Water

Current Ocean Studies Inv. A Answer Form Inv. B Answer Form
Current Ocean Studies Answer Form

Current Ocean Studies links

Previous Week's Learning Files

Chapter 13, 14, and 15 Current Ocean Studies

eInvestigation Manual Images

eInvestigation Manual Image Workbook (PDF)

eInvestigations Manual Web Addresses

Student Resources


Textbook Chapter Progress Questions

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COMET Modules

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COMET module background


AMS Ocean Studies Information

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Earth System

NOAA Ocean Explorer NOAA World Ocean Atlas 2013 NOAA Satellite Imagery
NASA Earth Observatory NASA Gateway to Astronaut Photography ASTER Satellite Picture Gallery
USGS Earthshots The World Factbook NRL Satellite Imagery

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Physical & Chemical

NOAA CoastWatch NOAA Global Ocean Nowcasts/Forecasts
(temperatures, salinity, heights, currents)
Gulf Stream Current
USGODAE profilers Coriolis profilers ARGO Float Profilers
Tides (Water Levels) Buoy Data NOAA Model Wave Heights
Sea Surface Temperatures Global and Regional Ice Extent Ocean surface currents - HYCOM
Sea Surface Heights Coastal Water Temperatures Oceanweather® Marine Data/Obs.

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Geological

Current Earthquake Activity Current Volcanic Activity
Tsunami Warnings: Pacific, West Coast/Alaska Bathymetry
Acoustic Ocean Seismicity Sediment Thickness
USGS Coastal and Marine Geology

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Biological

Ocean "Color" (Productivity) Est. Global Primary Production Harmful Algal Blooms
Chesapeake Bay Phytoplankton Fisheries Fish Database
Coral Reefs Coral Reef Virtual stations Coral Reefs Status
Nutrient Distributions Chemosynthetic Organisms NOAA FishWatch
NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries NOAA Estuarine Research Reserves Protected and Endangered Marine Life

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Atmosphere/Ocean Interaction

NCEP Ocean Prediction Center Pacific ENSO Conditions TRMM Tropical Rainfall
Water Vapor (WV) Satellite Latest WV Animation NOAA GOES Homepage
Infrared (IR) Satellite Latest IR Animation NASA GOES Homepage
Infrared Surface Temperature Application - (Java script) US Climatology

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Great Lakes

Great Lakes observations Water Level Forecaster
Great Lakes Buoy Data: Western Lakes, Eastern Lakes Bathymetry

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Extras

AMS Glossary Oceanographic Terms World Map
Student Resources AMS Education Materials Oceanographic Unit Conversions
Self-Test Questions Educational Links Errata and Updates

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