Atmosphere and Oceans

Factors that Control Regional Climate: Circulation in the Atmosphere

by Julia Rosen, Ph.D., Anne E. Egger, Ph.D.

Further Exploration

What is the Coriolis Effect? (NASA SciJinks)


William Ferrel

William Ferrel

Matthew Fontaine Maury

Matthew Fontaine Maury (U.S. Navy)


Journal of the First Voyage of Columbus American Journeys

A New Voyage Round the World, by William Dampier (Project Gutenberg of Australia)

Meteorology by Aristotle

Aristotle's treatise on "all the affections we may call common to air and water, and the kinds and parts of the earth and the affections of its parts."

News & Events

Expanding Tropics Pushing High Altitude Clouds Towards Poles, NASA Study Finds


Climate from beetles

Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.


Earth Wind Map

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education