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Ocean-atmosphere interaction

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View Resource A Comparison of Simulations of Current Climate from Two Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean Global Climate Models Against Observations and Evaluation of Their Future Climates

A report to the National Institute for Global Environmental Change (NIGEC), this document provides "a qualitative assessment of climate simulations from two state-of the-art coupled atmosphere and ocean general circulation models (AOGCMs) over North America." Included in the report are tables, numerous figures (.pdf) and full text. The authors compare seasonal-mean averages of surface and...

http://www.isse.ucar.edu/doherty/
View Resource Comprehensive Ocean: Atmosphere Data Set LMRF Arctic Subset

The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) (mentioned in the February 3, 1999 Scout Report for Science & Engineering) has made available the Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) LMRF (Long Marine Reports Fixed-Length data format) Arctic Subset. COADS is the result of a collaboration between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Cooperative Institute for Research...

http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0057
View Resource Data Products at COAPS

Florida State University's Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS) (last mentioned in the February 28, 2001 Scout Report for Science & Engineering) provides a wealth of information on its Data Products at COAPS Web site. Visitors have access to scatterometry, ocean surface meteorology fluxes, and ocean psuedostress products, among others. The site also contains relevant...

https://coaps.fsu.edu/data
View Resource America's Oceans in Crisis

The recently published report from the Pew Oceans Commission on the state of America's ocean ecosystems provides the basis for this Actionbioscience learning activity. Students read an abridged reprint of the report's executive summary, and discuss coastal development, overexploitation of marine resources, pollution and runoff, policy change, and other related topics. The site provides a number of...

http://www.actionbioscience.org/environment/pew.html
View Resource NOAA: Air Resources Laboratory Field Research Division

The NOAA Air Resources Laboratory's Field Research Division created this website to promote its mission to improve scientists' "understanding of atmospheric transport, dispersion and air-surface exchange processes." Researchers can find lengthy lists of the Division's journal, technical, and conference publications since 1950. The website supplies concise summaries about its five main field...

http://www.noaa.inel.gov/
View Resource A Global Map of Human Impacts to Marine Ecosystems

Many people may wonder what happens in the vast stretches of the world's oceans. For some, it is simply a matter of "out of sight, out of mind". Fortunately that is not the attitude at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis at the University of California, Santa Barbara. For one of their latest projects, they decided to estimate and visualize the global impact humans are having...

https://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/GlobalMarine