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Title: NOAA El Nino Page
Url: http://www.elnino.noaa.gov
Publisher: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Description: This site defines El Nino/Southern Oscillation and La Nina, provides a glossary, and presents real-time data of sea surface temperatures, winds and anomalies over time. Also describes research programs and sensing systems like sea level stations, ocean buoys and satellites. Extensive FAQs explain the phenomenon's frequency and impacts, describe measurement systems and forecasting. Links to: teacher resources, articles for kids, lesson plans from research institutions; plus animation and graphics of past El Nino events.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Dynamics of the ocean -- Currents
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Aeronomy. Upper atmosphere
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Climatology and weather -- Classification of climate
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Climatology and weather -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Atmosphere
Meteorology -- Currents
Oceanography -- Currents
Ecology -- El nino
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Dataset (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reference
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: gif
html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Atmospheric science
Climatology
earth science
Education (General)
El Nino/La Nina research
forecasts
Meteorology
NOAA Climate Mission
NOAA Education Access
NOAA Education Capability
NOAA Education Integration
NOAA Weather Mission
ocean atmosphere system
Oceanography
Physical oceanography
Physical sciences
real-time data
science
sea surface temperature monitoring
Southern Oscillation
teacher resources
Date Of Record Release: 2011-06-14 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-31 13:13:42 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 130
Resource URL Clicks: 14
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