Mission Plan
Mission Plan



Other Resources and Links

http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/06blacksea - Web site for the Aegean and Black Sea 2006 Expedition

http://www.immersionpresents.org/  exit icon- Immersion Presents Web site; click on Ancient Eruptions! for more information about the Aegean and Black Sea 2006 Expedition, images, and educational activities

http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/paleo/ctl/clihis10k.html - Timeline for last 10,000 years from NOAA’s Paleoclimatology Web site

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://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/oceancolor/scifocus/oceanColor/dead_zones.shtml - Web page from NASA about Creeping Dead Zones, including SeaWIFS satellite imagery

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2000/12/122800blacksea.html exit icon - National Geographic Web site, Ballard Finds Traces of Ancient Habitation Beneath Black Sea

http://blacksea.orlyonok.ru/blacksea.shtml exit icon - Web site of the Living Black Sea Marine Environmental Education Program in the Russian Federal Children Center Orlyonok

Friedrich, W. L.. 2000. Fire in the Sea. The Santorini Volcano: Natural History and the Legend of Atlantis. Translated by Alexander R. McBirney. Cambridge University Press. 258 pp.

Ryan, W. and W. Pitman. 1999. Noah’s Flood: The New Scientific Discoveries About the Event That Changed History. Simon and Schuster. New York.

Yanko-Hombach, V. 2003. Noah’s Flood and the late quaternary history of the Black Sea and its adjacent basins: A critical overview of the flood hypotheses. Paper presented at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, November 2-5, 2003, Seattle, WA (abstract available online at http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2003AM/finalprogram/abstract_58733.htm exit icon).

http://ina.tamu.edu/ub_main.htm exit icon - Web site with information about the excavation of a Bronze Age shipwreck at Uluburun, Turkey

http://projectsx.dartmouth.edu/history/bronze_age/ exit icon - Dartmouth University Web site, Prehistoric Archaeology of the Aegean, with texts, links to other online resources, and numerous bibliographic references



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.