Climate and Environment-April 21  13:00 UTC  (9AM EST/US and 15h FR)

 

Join us to learn more about the launching of climat data buoys from the ship and how you can use their information, along with the daily weather reading from 

Print Resources

 

Here are links to PDFs and other printed materials that can help you frame your questions

 

Drifter Buoys: http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/phod/dac/Training_CD.pdf

Deploymenthttp://www.jcommops.org/dbcp/deployments/techniques.html

http://www.jcommops.org/DBCP/doc/buoyDeployments/SAWS/SAWS_deployment.pdf

Drifter Specs: http://esurfmar.meteo.fr/doc/o/db/others/Metocean_b_en_02.pdf

 

Audio Resources

 

Links to audio reports that enrich the experience...

 

The Hudson Is Full of Tiny Plastics. And You May Be Too. Tuesday, March 24, 2015

By Steven Valentino : Producer, The Leonard Lopate Show

 

 

Video Resources

 

Deepen your understanding with these videos that help explain what others are doing with this data....

 

Argo Weather Buoys: http://www.argo.ucsd.edu/Argo_movies.html

Drifter Buoys: http://www.adp.noaa.gov/

Drifter Deploy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sANsKN9tqQc

 

 

Websites

 

Links to sites that support students and teachers

 

Ted Ed - The life cycle of plastic bottles:

http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-really-happens-to-the-plastic-you-throw-away-emma-bryce

NOAA VOS Website: http://www.vos.noaa.gov

JCOMM VOS Site: http://www.bom.gov.au/jcomm/vos/

Data Buoy Cooperation Panel(DBCP): http://www.jcommops.org/dbcp/

4 drifter Buoys will be part of the Global Drifter Programme du DBCP :

          http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/phod/dac/ 

          http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/phod/dac/gdp_drifter.php

The ARGO buoys fall under: http://www.jcommops.org/argo

The buoys are coodinated by E-SURFMAR d'EUMETNET: http://www.eumetnet.eu/e-surfmar)

NOAA Scholarship programs:  http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/

Fun ways to teach kids about weather: http://www.education.noaa.gov/

Fun and interesting kids weather site: www.weatherwizkids.com/

 

 

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