Ocean warming and sea level rise
The ocean covers 70% of Earth's surface and plays a starring role in whatever happens with the environment. One big part of its role is to soak up energy (heat) and distribute it more evenly around the Earth. Another part is to soak up CO2.
How does our ocean affect climate?
Read the article on NASA website and explore the NOAA website
How do rising water temperatures influence sea levels?
Read this article and watch the video on NOAA website
How sea level is measured? Watch this video
Other lessons and esperiments are in this page
Watch this video Turtle Journey: the crisis in our oceans
Watch this video Sea level rise
And now at work!
Look at the pahe 'Climate Detectivell' to learn about Earth monitoring
1) Transnational group
Study sea level rise - worksheet
2) National group
Study coastal erosion -
3) Transnational group
Upload your research on Google Earth
Open the project Coastal Analysis and add your research in your area
You can see our results on Google Earth