The energy budget diagram on the front shows our best understanding of energy flows into and away from the Earth.
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Students review the NASA video showing biosphere data over the North Atlantic Ocean as a time series animation displaying a decade of phytoplankton blooms and answer questions that follow.
Students review a video showing a global view of the top-of-atmosphere shortwave radiation from January 26 and 27, 2012 and answer the questions that follow.
Students review this video showing a global view of the top-of-atmosphere longwave radiation from January 26 and 27, 2012. They review the supporting text and analyze the data in the visualization to answer questions.
This NASA visualization shows sea surface salinity observations (September 2011-September 2014). Students review the video and answer questions.
This is the first of a four-part series on the water cycle, which follows the journey of water from the ocean to the atmosphere, to the land, and back again to the ocean. Students review the video and answer questions.
Examine a model and answer questions about dust transport around the world.
The world's ocean is heated at the surface by the sun, and this heating is uneven for many reasons.