El Niño: warming in the Pacific - what it is, what it can do.
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Resource Material Related to Oceans
mission provides global sea level measurements with an unprecedented
The JPL PO.DAAC,
the Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center,
points to a very large variety of other data sets and educational materials.
Notable are the AVHRR and TOPEX/Poseidon data sets on CD-ROM.
PO.DAAC also has
The NOAA National
Oceanographic Data Center (NODC) archives oceanographic data and describes
various forms of data. There are online maps of global salinity and
temperature of the oceans and pointers to buoy data, much of which must be
acquired by ftp.