A compilation of current news relevant to oceans and
climate as guided by COSEE-OS concept maps. These maps and our interface (under development) address Ocean Literacy Essential Principle #3:
"The ocean is a major influence on weather and climate".
Teachers! Are you interested in using a set of guiding questions to assist your students in reading current events? Read about the growing evidence and strategy for providing current event items to students in - Bringing Ocean Science News To the Classroom.
Oceans in the News provides the following services:
- a clearinghouse of current, relevant headlines including a brief synopsis of
story with references to source and/or full text documents;
- highlight freely available web content (e.g., press releases from NSF, NOAA,
NASA, US Global Climate Change Research Program, academic and research institutions,
along with popular magazines/newspapers);
- links to relevant visualizations.
|Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
A comprehensive and rigorous picture of the global present state of knowledge of climate change.
The American Museum of Natural History brings you feature stories, interactive data visualizations, and weekly Snapshot images to learn about recent discoveries and new technologies in astrophysics, Earth science, and biodiversity.
Is Global Warming Changing the Arctic?
In the Arctic, the air, sea ice, and underlying ocean all interact in a delicately balanced system. To understand why, you have to follow the water. A five part series discussing the Arctic - reported in Oceanus the Magazine that Explores the Oceans in Depth, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
"Our Changing World"
Understanding the Science of Climate Change
Special Report by the Bangor Daily News in collaboration with the University of Maine Climate Change Institute.