Ocean Links


NOAA Oceanographic Resources on the Web:

NOAA National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC)

NOAA National Geophysical Data Center, Marine Geology and Geophysics Division -- including bathymetric data

•NOAA National Geophysical Data Center, Solid Earth Geophysics Division -- post event Tsunami information

NOAA Special Projects Office,
Office of Resources Conservation and Assessment (ORCA)

NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL)

NOAA Satellite and Ocean Dynamics Branch

Tropical Prediction Center (TPC)

NOAA/NWS/NCEP Ocean Modeling Branch

The GFDL Modular Ocean Model

Pacific Fisheries Environmental Lab

•Ocean Physical Processes Team

Joint Projects:

•NOAA and NSF:
U.S. Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics (GLOBEC) Program

Other Sources of Oceanographic Information on the Web

OCEANIC -- the University of Delaware's College of Marine Studies system includes:

◦World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) data

◦International Research Ship Schedules

SeaWIFS Project

Scripps Institution of Oceanography Home Page

Scripp's Directory of Oceanographic & Earth Science Resources on the Internet

The Center for Coastal Studies

Scripps Library

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Home Page

Woods Hole Marine Biology Laboratory Home Page

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS)

GLOBEC Georges Bank Information

Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS)

Selected Data For Oceanographic Research at UCAR

JPL Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC)

The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Oceanography

Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences

Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study (BATS)

University of Washington School of Oceanography

University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography including:

Sea Surface Temperature (SST) of the northwestern Atlantic Ocean

The Remote-Sensing/Physical Oceanography group page. This site contains information regarding the Remote Sensing group at URI/GSO. Lots of great links to other Oceanography sites as well.

◦NSIPP AVHRR Data Archive. This site provides users with browsing, subsetting, and acquisition capabilities to over 34,000 Pathfinder AVHRR SST images. On-the-fly GIF file generation from the archived images allows anyone with a WWW browser to view the satellite images, and global regions can be subset according to user-input specs.

Research Vessel Wecoma at Oregon State University

The School of Ocean Sciences, University of Wales, Bangor

Skidaway Institute of Oceanography

Dalhousie University, Department of Oceanography

University of British Columbia, Department of Oceanography

Department of Marine Sciences, University of Georgia

University of Georgia Marine Institute

•Sea Grant News Media Center

Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment - Marine Laboratory

Marine Biology Web Page

Marine Sciences Research Center

Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory

Southampton Oceanography Centre

ICES Oceanographic Data Centre


Southern California Association of Marine Invertebrate Taxonomists (SCAMIT)

Phil Levin's Marine Ecology Links

The Bridge - Ocean Sciences Education Teacher Resource Center

•Acoustical Oceanography Research Group at the Institute of Ocean Sciences

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Associate Professor of Hydrogeology

California State University, Fullerton

Department of Geological Sciences

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