Resources

Course Resources

[Weather in a Tank] – http://paoc.mit.edu/labguide/introduction.html

[Ocean Lab Demos] – http://www.atmos.washington.edu/gfd_exp/exp_e/index.htm

[Regional Oceanography] –  http://www.es.flinders.edu.au/~mattom/regoc/pdfversion.html

[MIT OpenCourse, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences] –  http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/earth-atmospheric-and-planetary-sciences/

  • [Brief, descriptive (no math) introduction to the oceanic general circulation, with accompanying animations]

Python and Jupyter Notebook Resources

[Paige’s guide to install Anaconda (which includes Python and Jupyter Notebook) on Windows] – Install python on Windows (PDF)

[Paige’s Jupyter Notebook tutorial: how to launch a Notebook and import/install Python libraries!] – JupyterNotebook tutorial by Paige! (PDF)

[Python/jupyter notebook tutorial from Paige’s python lab, 2018 School] – Python lab COESSING 2018 (PDF)

Good websites with a lot of resources!

[GREAT Python learning resource] – https://realpython.com/start-here/

  • You can read tutorials, watch instructional videos, and take quizzes to assess your knowledge.

[Another good resource – you can do first chapter of all courses free. Has really nice cheat sheets!] – https://www.datacamp.com

[Nice interactive introduction to python – you can run short python scripts in your browser as you go through the lesson!] – https://www.learnpython.org/en/Welcome

Text tutorials: Intro to JupyterNotebook and Python

[JupyterNotebook for Beginners: A Tutorial] – https://www.dataquest.io/blog/jupyter-notebook-tutorial/

[JupyterNotebook: An Introduction] – https://realpython.com/jupyter-notebook-introduction/

[First Steps With Python] – https://realpython.com/python-first-steps/

Videos: How to open/use JupyterNotebook (and Python)

[Video: Jupyter Notebook Tutorial: Introduction, Setup, and Walkthrough] – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HW29067qVWk

[Video: Python Jupyter Notebook | Simplilearn] – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3C9E2yPBw7s

[Video: Getting Started With Jupyter Notebook for Python] – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwFq3YDU6_Y

[Video: Python plotting in JupyterNotebook] – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hr4yh1_4GlQ

Online courses: you can take Python courses (or any other course they offer!) for free (but you must pay to get verified certificate of completion and to have your exercises graded)

[Coursera] – https://www.coursera.org

[EdX] – https://www.edx.org


Data Resources

[National Data Buoy Center] – http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov

[Bathymetry Data] –

http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/gdas/gd_designagrid.html

http://topex.ucsd.edu/marine_topo/mar_topo.html

http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/bathymetry/arctic/

[Sea Surface Temperature/Chlorophyll] –

http://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi/browse.pl?sen=am

[Argo Program] – http://www.argo.ucsd.edu

[TAO Array, Pacific Ocean] –

http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/tao/

http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/teleconnections/enso/indicators/sea-temp.php

[PIRATA Array, Atlantic Ocean] – http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/pirata/

[RAMA Array, Indian Ocean] – http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/tao/rama/

[Tides and Currents] – http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov

[Oregon Surface Currents] – http://bragg.oce.orst.edu/

[Ice-Tethered Profilers] – www.whoi.edu/itp/

[Hawaii Ocean Time-series (HOT)] – http://hahana.soest.hawaii.edu/hot/ and http://hahana.soest.hawaii.edu/hot/hot-dogs/bextraction.html

[NOAA Coast Watch] – http://coastwatch.noaa.gov

[Scatterometer Winds] – http://www.remss.com/qscat/qscat_browse.html

[U.S. GLOBal Ocean Ecosystem, GLOBEC]

http://www.usglobec.org

http://ltop.coas.oregonstate.edu

[Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study (BATS)] – http://bats.bios.edu/data/

[Geotraces (have to make an account and log in to access the data)] – https://www.bodc.ac.uk/geotraces/data/idp2017/


Model Products

[Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment] – http://www.godae.org

[NRL HYCOM] – http://hycom.org

[NWS – Environmental Modeling Center ]

http://polar.ncep.noaa.gov

http://polar.ncep.noaa.gov/waves/

The web site of the ECCO project is: https://ecco.jpl.nasa.gov. The latest ECCO ocean state estimate is described here: https://ecco.jpl.nasa.gov/products/latest/ and is freely available here: ftp://ecco.jpl.nasa.gov/Version4/Release3/.

Ocean Data Atlases

[JAVA Ocean Atlas] – http://joa.ucsd.edu/home

[IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library] – http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu

[World Ocean Atlas] – http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/OC5/WOA09/pr_woa09.html

[Wind Climatology]

http://cioss.coas.oregonstate.edu/scow/

http://cioss.coas.oregonstate.edu/cogow/

[WOCE Data] – http://woce.nodc.noaa.gov/wdiu/

[Ocean Data Viewer] – http://odv.awi.de/en/home/


Ocean Observatories

[NERACOOS, Northeastern] – http://www.neracoos.org

[OrCOOS, Oregon] – http://agate.coas.oregonstate.edu

[GoMOOS, Gulf of Maine] – http://oceandata.gmri.org/data/recent.html

[Ocean Observatories Initiative]

http://www.oceanobservatories.org

http://www.oceanleadership.org

[CMOP, Coastal Margin] – http://www.stccmop.org/datamart

[Martha’s Vineyard Observatory] – http://www.whoi.edu/mvco


Other Resources

[IPCC Report] – http://www.ipcc.ch

[NASA Educational Site]

http://atmospheres.gsfc.nasa.gov

http://nasascience.nasa.gov/earth-science/

http://nasascience.nasa.gov/earth-science/oceanography/

[NOAA Educational Site]

http://www.noaa.gov/ocean.html

http://www.noaa.gov/wx.html

http://weather.noaa.gov

[WHOI Oceanus Magazine] – http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/index.do

[TAMU Educational Site] – http://oceanworld.tamu.edu

[Thermodynamic Equation of Seawater] – http://www.teos-10.org

[Matlab Tools] – http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/sea-mat/

[Standard Atmosphere Calculator] – http://www.digitaldutch.com/atmoscalc/

[US Naval Observatory] – http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO