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Catch the Wind: Oceans, Atmosphere And Climate

Title frame of the Catch the Wind video with a view of Earth from space

Product Type: Video Learning Clip
Audience: Educators, Informal Education, Students
Grade Levels: 9-12
Year: 2001
Subjects: Earth Science

This NASA video segment stresses the significant impact that oceans have on Earth's climate. Learn that to understand natural phenomena like hurricanes and El Niño, one must first study the relationship between the oceans and the atmosphere. A scientist notes the lack of technology available to monitor the ocean.

Catch the Wind: Oceans, Atmosphere And Climate
Duration: 1 minute, 48 seconds
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Other video learning clips in this series:
The Role of Engineering at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
NASA Scatterometer (NSCAT)
QuikSCAT: A New Mission Is Born
QuikSCAT Weather Data Arrives To Scientists

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