Other Links and Resources
The Web links below are provided for informational purposes only. Links outside of Ocean Explorer have been checked at the time of this page's publication, but the linking sites may become outdated or non-operational over time.
oceanexplorer.noaa.gov - Web site for NOAA’s Ocean Exploration program
http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/vents/index.html - NOAA’s hydrothermal vent Web site
http://pubs.usgs.gov/publications/text/dynamic.html#anchor19309449 - On-line version of “This Dynamic Earth,” a thorough publication of the U.S. Geological Survey on plate tectonics written for a non-technical audience
http://pubs.usgs.gov/pdf/planet.html - “This Dynamic Planet,” map and explanatory text showing Earth’s physiographic features, plate movements, and locations of volcanoes, earthquakes, and impact craters
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/activities/2609_abyss.html - Nova Teachers Web site, Volcanoes of the Deep Classroom Activity to research and classify symbiotic relationships between individual organisms of different species
http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/03fire/logs/subduction_vr.html - 3-dimensional "subduction zone" plate boundary video
http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/03fire/logs/ridge.html - 3-dimensional structure of a "mid-ocean ridge," where two of the Earth's tectonic plates are spreading apart
http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vw.html - Volcano World Web site
http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/vents/nemo/explorer/bio_gallery/biogallery1.html - NeMO Explorer animal gallery
http://www.the-conference.com/JConfAbs/5/415.pdf - Online version of Frogner, P., S. G’slason, and N. îskarsson. 2000. Fertilization Potential of Volcanic Ash in Ocean Surface Waters. Journal of Conference Abstracts 5(2):415.
For More Information
Contact Paula Keener-Chavis, national education coordinator for the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration, for more information.
Other lesson plans developed for this Web site are available in the Education Section.