Your assignment today is to discover and explore some of the many resources available to navigators and meteorologists and scientists. When you complete this exploration, you will blog a comprehensive discussion online. In your blog post, you must use headings (to separate ideas), insert links (they are your references), and add pictures (for visual interest – cite them!). Publish your post and post your url in the schoolloop assignment discussion.
What data is provided on the “State Maps”? How is it organized? What is the usefulness of the various pieces of information presented on the state maps? Are there any special notices or alerts?
Explore the features of this page. Explain the sea level trends depicted. Select a datum point on the east coast as an example. Show the linear trends graph for your example.
How does the data presentation differ from the previous mapping? In what way does this presentation help understanding?
Coastal Cleanup Data Indicates Cigarette Butts and Plastic Pieces are the Most Common Items
- “This year, more than 7,000 volunteers removed nearly 10,500 pounds of debris from coastal areas, capturing it before it could pollute the ocean. More alarming than the unusual items, says cleanup organizers, is that volunteers removed nearly 207,800 pieces of trash including more than 75,000 cigarette butts, 23,500 plastic pieces and 17,500 bits of plastic foam (the top three items removed).” – excerpt from press release by Surfrider Foundation’s San Diego County Chapter.
Read the background of this article. Select some quotes from this article to copy and paste into your post. Reference this quote and link to the article. Write a comment to this information.
What is the status of clamming for human consumption in mass? How does this relate to tides and currents?
Scroll through this site, making notes of the information contained therein. What information is available to the community on this Beachapedia? What rules apply to beaches and coastlines? What does this have to do with tides and currents?