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Unit 3: Oceans // Section 8: Further Reading


Further Reading

National Academy of Sciences, Office on Public Understanding of Science, "El Niño and La Niña: Tracing the Dance of Ocean and Atmosphere," March 2000, http://www7.nationalacademies.org/opus/elnino.html. A summary showing how atmospheric and oceanographic research have improved our capability to predict climate fluctuations.

National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/. Assessments, weather forecasts, graphics, and information on climate cycles including El Niño/La Niña, NAO, PDO, and others.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, "Ocean Instruments: How they work, what they do, and why they do it," http://www.whoi.edu/science/instruments/. A guide to gravity corers, seismometers, and other ocean research tools.

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