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outside of Ocean Explorer have been checked at the time of this page's publication, but the linking sites may become outdated or non-operational over time.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.