Remote Sensing Activities Help Current Search Limits Refine the Results Results 1 - 10 of 14 matches Climate History from Deep Sea Sediments DATA: Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Core Data. Cool Cores Capture Climate Change DATA: ANDRILL Sediment Core Data. Detecting El Niño in Sea Surface Temperature Data DATA: Sea Surface Temperature (SST). Envisioning Climate Change Using a Global Climate Model DATA: NASA/GISS Model II Global Climate Model. Exploring NCAR Climate Change Data Using GIS DATA: NCAR Climate Change Scenarios. Global Change in Local Places DATA: SHALDRIL Core Data; NOAA Pollen data TOOL: GeoMapApp SUMMARY: Import Antarctic sediment core data files into GeoMapApp to create maps and graphs. How Permanent is Permafrost? Investigating Climate Change Using Observed Temperature Data DATA: Historic temperature data from the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Is Greenland Melting? Access retired EET Chapters
The Marine Climate Change - Impacts and Adaptaton Report Card for 2012 WelcomeThis 2012 Report Card demonstrates that climate change is having significant impacts on Australia’s oceans and marine ecosystems. Many new changes have been documented since the 2009 Report Card. There is now striking evidence of extensive southward movements of tropical fish and plankton species in southeast Australia, declines in abundance of temperate species, and the first signs of the effect of ocean acidification on marine species with shells. The report card highlights that the Australian science community is widely engaged in research, monitoring and observing programs to increase our understanding of climate change impacts and inform management. 98 of Australia’s leading marine scientists from 37 universities and research organisations contributed to the 2012 Report Card. New for 2012: Marine Mammals, Marine Microbes, Extreme Events, Enabling Policy, Marine Observation Programmes More details inside…
A Terrifying, Fascinating Timelapse of 30 Years of Human Impact on Earth - Emily Badger A new interactive project from Google, NASA and the US Geological Survey. Since the 1970s, NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey have been amassing satellite images of every inch of our planet as part of the Landsat program. Over time, the images reveal a record of change: of cities expanding, lakes and forests disappearing, new islands emerging from the sea off the coast of rising Middle East metropolises like Dubai. If you could thumb through these historic pictures as if in a flip book, they would show stunning change across the earth's surface, in both our natural environments and our man-made ones. Landsat images taken between 1984 and 2012 have been converted into a seamless, navigable animation built from millions of satellite photos. Below are a few of the GIFs Google has created showing some of the most startling pockets of change: The above image shows Dubai in 2011.
Welcome to Recycle City | Recycle City | U.S. EPA You are Dumptown's new City Manager! When you begin, you'll see Dumptown at its worst — it's littered, polluted, and nothing is being recycled or reused. There's more to Recycle City than just sightseeing! Try some of these activities. ELI: Climate Change: Instructional Resources Google Earth KML Files | Videos Supplemental Homework Readings | Instructional Handouts | Power Point Files Google Earth KMZ Files Weather and Climate.kmz Investigating Weather.kmz Climate Hotspots.kmz Future World Part1.kmz Future World Part2.kmz Videos How do we know the earth is warming? Supplemental Homework Readings What is the Relationship between Climate Change and Weather? Instructional Handouts Power Point Files Weather and Climate.pptClimate Proxy PowerPoint Paleoclimate Reconstruction Using Lake Varves PowerPoint slideshow (PPT file)
Ocean pollution: Addressing root causes of nutrient over-enrichment Low oxygen (hypoxic) areas known as dead zones, where most marine life cannot survive, can result in the collapse of some ecosystems. There are now close to 500 dead zones with a total global surface area of over 245,000 km², roughly equivalent to that of the United Kingdom. The overall effect is to undermine the resilience of marine and coastal ecosystems, affecting in turn their ability to support coastal livelihoods such as fishing and tourism and their potential role in climate change adaptation and mitigation. The cost to countries of nutrient over-enrichment from the degradation of their marine and coastal natural resource base, and the services and livelihoods it provides, will increase without improved policy responses. Related links: <- Back to:
Global Warming Natural Cycle — OSS Foundation Is global warming a natural cycle? Or is global warming affected by human influence? What does the science say? Both are true. In the natural cycle, the world can warm, and cool, without any human interference. For the past million years this has occurred over and over again at approximately 100,000 year intervals. The difference is that in the natural cycle CO2 lags behind the warming because it is mainly due to the Milankovitch cycles. Where are we currently in the natural cycle (Milankovitch cycle)? The natural cycle is understood by examining the paleo records. Natural Cycles The National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Board on Atmospheric Science and Climate Present 'Climate Change: Lines of Evidence - Natural Cycles' The Natural Cycle - Climate Minute Rapid Climate Change In The Natural Cycle 9,000 Years 12,000 Years The Holocene temperatures peaked around 8,000 years ago. Source: Links
Read the Science | Beat the spin; Read the Science How Much Does Human Activity Affect Climate Change? The Earth’s climate is changing rapidly. Scientists trying to find out what’s causing climate change work like detectives, gathering evidence to rule out some suspects and to ascertain just who is responsible. It’s clear, based on over a century of scientific investigation, that humans are responsible for most of the climate change we’ve seen over the last 150 years. Humans are not the only suspects. The climate has changed throughout the Earth’s history, well before humans evolved. Carbon dioxide is rising because of human actions: Scientists can measure the increase of atmospheric carbon dioxide over the last 150 years. The potential for human beings to alter climate was first proposed over a century ago, building on research in the 1850s by John Tyndall. For over 100 years, scientists have regarded humans as the prime suspect in current climate changes. In the 1950s, scientists began methodically measuring global increases in carbon dioxide. Further reading
U.S. Climate Change Science Program: Library Synthesis and Assessment Products Final Report of Synthesis and Assessment Product 5.2 ( Best practice approaches for characterizing, communicating, and incorporating scientific uncertainty in decisionmaking ) is posted. See also press release from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). (posted 16 Jan 2009) Final Report of Synthesis and Assessment Product 4.2 ( Thresholds of Climate Change in Ecosystems ) is posted. Final Report of Synthesis and Assessment Product 4.1 ( Coastal Sensitivity to Sea-Level Rise: A Focus on the Mid-Atlantic Region ) is posted online. Final Report of Synthesis and Assessment Product 2.3 ( Aerosol properties and their impacts on climate ) posted online. Final Report of Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.2 ( Past Climate Variability and Change in the Arctic and at High Latitudes ) posted online. Second Public review draft of the Unified Synthesis Product: Global Climate Change in the United States is posted. Strategic Plan U.S. Go back >>
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