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Current Issues and Publications -- Oceans and Waterways

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View Resource Freshwater Pollution Costs U.S. At Least $4.3 Billion a Year

Pollution by phosphorous and nitrogen isn't just bad for lakes, streams and other bodies of fresh water. According to researchers at Kansas State University, it's also bad for Americans' pocketbooks.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/11/081112124418.ht...
View Resource Global Ice Viewer

Explore the sentinels of climate change with this 3D interactive global ice viewer

http://climate.nasa.gov/GlobalIceViewer/index.cfm
View Resource Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics (GLOBEC) Science Plan

Library Holdings. Human population and associated industrial activities continue to increase rapidly, and have reached levels that put the environment under stress in many areas of the world. In...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11997/
View Resource Gravity Plume On a Continental Slope

An important test of any ocean model is the ability to represent the flow of dense fluid down a slope. One example of such a flow is a non-rotating gravity plume on a continental slope, forced by a...

http://mitgcm.org/sealion/online_documents/node126.html
View Resource Limnology and Oceanography: Methods

Library Holdings. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods is published in annual volumes and will consider manuscripts whose primary focus is methodological, and that deal with problems in the...

http://www.aslo.org/lomethods/index.html
View Resource Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

The ocean is a vital component of the metabolism of the Earth and plays a key role in global change. In fact, the oceans cover so much of the Earth's surface that our planet has been described as the...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12042/
View Resource More El Niños May Mean More Rainfall Extremes

Researchers at NASA and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), studying changes in tropical precipitation patterns, have noted a higher frequency of El Niños and La Niñas over the l...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11987/
View Resource NASA ECCO2 (Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean, Phase II)

To increase understanding and predictive capability for the ocean's role in future climate change scenarios, the NASA Modeling, Analysis, and Prediction (MAP) program is funding a project called...

http://ecco2.jpl.nasa.gov/
View Resource NASA Global 1-km Sea Surface Temperature (G1SST)

A daily, global Sea Surface Temperature (SST) data set is produced at 1-km (also known as ultra-high resolution) by the JPL ROMS (Regional Ocean Modeling System) group.

http://ourocean.jpl.nasa.gov/SST/
View Resource NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Air-Sea Interaction & Climate

We take a synergistic and interdisciplinary approach to apply space-based observations, ground-based measurements, and numerical model to study the coupled ocean-atmosphere system. We improve the...

http://airsea.jpl.nasa.gov/
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