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]

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] – http://hahana.soest.hawaii.edu/hot/

[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

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/

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