This NASA visualization shows sea surface salinity observations (September 2011-September 2014). Students review the video and answer questions.
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Are you interested in accessing NASA data featuring ocean's mean sea level data to create your own model? If so, you don't want to miss this mini lesson where models are easily created using the My NASA Data Earth System Data Explorer's 5-day Mean Sea Level (Sea Surface Height) Anomaly (meters).
Review this animation showing monthly average wind speed at 10 meters above the ocean surface for our global ocean (meters per second) in 2017-2018. This animation was created using the My NASA Data Earth System Data Explorer. For more information about how to create your own animation, see links at the bottom of this page.
Use a double bar chart to compare the number of tropical cyclones in different locations.
Learn about volcanic ash and watch a visualization of the Calbuco volcano to see how ash travels around the world.
Students will describe the changes in a newly-formed volcanic island over the first three years of its life.
Compare images from two volcanic eruptions in the Kuril Islands which occurred ten years apart and complete a graphic organizer for impacts on different Earth spheres.