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Open Educational Resources by Subject Disciplines
Use this guide to help you select open educational textbooks and other education material related to many subject ares.
"This is an animated interactive that displays, on a Global Viewer, NOAA datasets on hazards, ocean, and climate. User can visualize data on phenomena such as hurricanes, humpback whale migrations, carbon tracker, sea ice extent, IPCC scenarios on global warming."
"Help scientists recover Arctic and worldwide weather observations made by United States ships since the mid-19th century by transcribing ships' logs. These transcriptions will contribute to climate model projections and will improve our knowledge of past environmental conditions."
This interactive mapping interface displays data for each of the 344 climate divisions in the U.S. Climate Divisional Database. View maps of monthly or yearly values, ranks, or anomalies for temperature, precipitation, heating and cooling degree days, and drought indices.
This site will walk you through some of the basics to help you understand and explore climate data. Within the Primer pages, you'll find information on:
• instruments used to measure weather and climate
• how weather observations relate to climate products
• how climate scientists check the quality of observations
• tools you can use for exploring climate data
"Formerly the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)…The NCEI is responsible for preserving, monitoring, assessing, and providing public access to the Nation's treasure of climate and historical weather data and information"
Essential Principles of Climate Literacy
Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science presents information that is deemed important for individuals and communities to know and understand about Earth’s climate, impacts of climate change, and approaches to adaptation or mitigation