Using ocean data products, students will explore the relationship between seasons as we observe them on land and seasons in the ocean. Working in pairs or small groups, students will be challenged to explain the differences and similarities seen within the ocean data to their experiences with continental seasons.
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Small Plants, Big Ocean
By Jim Yoder on July 17, 2009 in Ocean Observatory Stories
Dr. Jim Yoder has always been fascinated by the microscopic plants that grow in the ocean. Early in his career he studied them in his lab and wondered if his flasks really matched the ocean environment. Little did he realize how new technologies like satellites would soon be able to give him a much larger […]
Alex Kahl: Life as a Graduate Student
By L. Alex Kahl on November 19, 2008 in Movies and Presentations
Alex Kahl is a graduate student in Oceanography at Rutgers University. But this California native wasn’t always going to be a science major. Alex explains his story in this online presentation.