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Virtual Course Material
MIT Open Courseware
MIT's Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences department offers an extensive series of online courses. Courses generally include lecture videos, assignments, exams, and more.
Virtual Course on Global Warming from CSU LA
The interactive web-based simulation activity illustrates principles of global warming and climate change due to natural and human caused factors.
Images, Movies and Animations
Scientific Visualization Studio
Over 5,000 high quality visualization around earth and space science by NASA and partner institutions.
JPL's Climate Time Machine
This is a series of interactive visualizations that show how some of the key indicators of climate change have changed in Earth's recent history.
Open Access Technical Reports
NASA Technical Reports Server
The NTRS has been a valuable resource for students, educators, researchers, and the public for access to NASA's current and historical technical literature since it was first released in 1994.
NOAA National Climate Data Center
NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) is responsible for preserving, monitoring, assessing, and providing public access to the Nation's treasure of climate and historical weather data and information.
Global Observing Systems Information Cetner
The GOSIC Portal provides convenient, central, one-stop access to data and information identified by the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS), the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) and the Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS) and their partner programs, such as the Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) and regional observing systems, such as the GOOS Regional Alliances (GRA).
Open Access Data Sources
Cal-Adapt has been designed to provide access to data and information that has been, and continues to be, produced by the State's scientific and research community. The data available in this site offer a view of how climate change might affect California at the local level. Here you can work with visualization tools, access data, and participate in community sharing to contribute your own knowledge.
U.S. National Climatic Data Center
NCDC is the world's largest active archive of weather data. NCDC produces numerous climate publications and responds to data requests from all over the world. NCDC operates the World Data Center for Meteorology which is co-located at NCDC in Asheville, North Carolina, and the World Data Center for Paleoclimatology which is located in Boulder, Colorado.
World Data System
The World Data System acquires, catalogs, and archives scientific data, including information on meteorology.
Ebooks in the Library
The library has an extensive collection of ebooks on a variety of topics. To find what is available, enter your subject in the library catalog and select as a phrase in the drop down menu. If a book is in ebook format, it will say view ebook in the record.
Almost all of the library's ebooks are multiuser. This means that your whole class could access the book simultaneously and for free!