Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Recommended Web Sites in Oceanography
Global Reef Record
The Catlin Global Reef Record is a free database that provides scientists across various disciplines of marine studies with a tool for analyzing the current state of the reef ecosystems on a local, regional and global scale and monitoring changes that occur over time, designed in partnership with scientists from the Global Change Institute at the University of Queensland with additional data and analysis from World Resources Institute, SCRIPPS and NOAA.
Historical Sea Ice Atlas
Alaska sea ice, mid-1800s to the present. A joint project funded by the Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS), the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP), and the Scenarios Network for Alaska and Arctic Planning (SNAP).
National Oceanographic Data Center
A national repository and dissemination facility for global oceanographic data which acquires and preserves a historical record of the Earth's changing environment to be used for operational applications and ocean climate research
Smithsonian Ocean Portal
A website that is part of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History's Ocean Initiative to increase the public's understanding of the ocean. It contains a section for educators with lesson plans.