Searching the Internet Evaluating Internet Information
Internet Subject Guides
- American Cetacean
Society Fact Sheet -- Gray Whale informational sheets for 17 whale species.
- Birch Aquarium at
Scripps is the public exploration center for Scripps
Institution of Oceanography, UCSD La Jolla strives to provide ocean science education,
interpret Scripps research, and promote ocean conservation.
- Google Earth fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean.
- Marine Biology [text
book used at SWC] provides
information on physical & chemical oceanography as well as marine biology
& biological oceanography.
- NOAA (National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) focuses on the condition of the
oceans and the atmosphere.
- Ocean and Coastal
Environmental Access Network is a web-based virtual library for the
discovery of and access to ocean and coastal data and information from a wide
variety of sources and in a range of types and formats.
- Ocean Explorer provides direct access to over
200 lesson plans, offers professional development opportunities for educators,
and has an ocean career component..
- OceanLink offers career and news information about marine science.
- Office of Naval
Research (ONR) Science and Technology Focus: Oceanography is chock full of easy-to-read information and graphics on the
ocean, including marine life and habitats, waves and tides, the characteristics
of sea water, and much more!.
Institute of Oceanography is part of UCSD, Research at Scripps encompasses physical,
chemical, biological, geological, and geophysical studies of the oceans.
Ongoing investigations include the topography and composition of the ocean
bottom, waves and currents, and the flow and interchange of matter between
seawater and the ocean bottom or the atmosphere.
- Science.gov connects you to US Government
science and technology information.
Oceanography includes a complete tutorial about atmosphere,
climate, waves, currents, tides, beaches, sediment transport, storms, tsunamis.
- Tides and Tide
Prediction provides links to online tide predictors, tide
observations/sea level measurements, and general information on tides and tide
- WindandSea: The
Oceanographic and Atmospheric Sciences Internet Locator has over 1,000 selected links to science and policy sites
organized by topic and alphabetically within topic.
These Internet resource directories are useful for exploring a subject to find
out what's available on the Internet. Be sure to carefully evaluate what
- Yahoo Directory provides additional links to Earth Science categories and websites.
- ASLO -- American
Society of Limnology and Oceanography the leading professional
organization for researchers and educators in the field of aquatic science,
ASLO works to provide for their needs at all phases of professional
- OES -- IEEE Oceanic
offers interested professionals a technical forum for all technologies
related to ocean engineering.
- IOC -- Intergovernmental
Oceanographic Commission provides member states of the United Nations with a mechanism for global
co-operation in the study of the ocean and in addressing collective
ocean and coastal problems through the sharing of knowledge, information
- TOS -- The
Oceanography Society disseminates
knowledge of oceanography and its application through research and education,
to promote communication among oceanographers, and to provide a constituency
for consensus-building across all the disciplines of the field.
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