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Published in 2014
We make tons of plastic precisely because it's cheap, durable, and yet expendable. The features of plastic that make it so useful to us have also transformed life in the oceans. Watch this video to learn more about the effects plastic has on marine life.
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
Fresh water accounts for only 2.5% of Earth's water, yet it is vital for human civilization. What are our sources of fresh water? In the first of a two part series on fresh water, Christiana Z. Peppard breaks the numbers down and discusses who is using it and to what ends.
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Published in 2017
Oceans serve as the planet's largest habitat and also help to regulate the global climate. But why is the ocean salty? And how is climate impacting the ocean? Find out more about the ocean, including the consequences of and potential solutions to these changes.
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The global montage is created using satellite data, sea surface temperatures and observed land temperatures.
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This site teaches students about Hurricanes, winter storms, tornados, thunder and lightning and floods. This site also contains activities that teachers can use with their students.
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The NOAA VisLab uses the imagery from NOAA's weather and climate satellites to produce animations that show the dynamic nature of Earth and its environment.
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The Mariana Trench and Puerto Rico Trench animations.
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
While the Earth's oceans are known as five separte entities, there is really only one ocean. So, how big is it? As of 2013, it takes up 71% of the Earth, houses 99% of the biosphere, and contains some of Earth's grandest geological features. Scott Gass reminds us of the influence humans have on the...
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GEOCOAST aims to broadcast educational videos about Ireland's coastal and marine environments with particular focus on coastal geology and geomorphology.
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NASA's visible earth project shows photosynthetic productivity for the earth in animated images of the earth.
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By TERC
This Flash animation depicts the diurnal change in wind patterns along the coast. The shift in winds results from unequal heating of the land and water. During the day, land heats more rapidly than the water, air rises, and a cool breeze blows in from the water. The pattern reverses at night. The...
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This visualization shows ocean surface currents around the world during the period from June 2005 through December 2007. The visualization does not include a narration or annotations; the goal was to use ocean flow data to create a simple, visceral experience.
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"A visualization on global weather conditions forecast by supercomputers updated every three hours. Click on the """"earth"""" at the bottom left hand side to activate a menu accessing various weather parameters by height."
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Tsunamis can neither be prevented nor precisely predicted. But people educated about particular warning signs can save their own lives and the lives of others. Through this interactive web site, you will: learn about tsunamis, gather tips to prepare for and survive a tsunami, understand...
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Published in 2011
This YouTube video explains the basics of tsunamis and how to protect yourself. 
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