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Geohazards and constraints to offshore development, Labrador continental margin. Study of the seafloor and shallow subseafloor off the Labrador Shelf and Slope.

Miriam Sutton, ARMADA Master Teacher
Lisa Taylor, ARMADA Mentee

Print Resources
  • Joint Oceanographic Institutions. ODP Highlights: International Scientific Contributions from the Ocean Drilling Program. 2003. Washington: JOIDES. 33 p.
    This booklet chronicles ocean drilling research from its history through the technology used to collect seafloor sediment cores. Each article is written by different scientists from around the world. The information is written in laymen's language and supported by excellent images and graphic that illustrate a variety of scientific concepts including tectonics, global climate, microbiology, geochemistry, and volcanism as they relate to sediment coring.
  • U.S. Department of the Interior Minerals Management Service. Ocean Energy. Washington: National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project. 20 p.
    Ocean Energy is a teacher guide that provides information and activities addressing sources of energy associated with the ocean. These sources and activities include fossil fuels, solar, wind, and wave energy and the science used to study and harvest these fuels.
Web Resources
  • CCGS Hudson. Bedford Institute of Oceanography. Government of Canada.
    A photo of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson is featured on this website which includes the ship's history.
  • CCGS Hudson. Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
    Details of the CCGS Hudson are posted on this website along with a photo of the vessel. Details include the size, capacity, and equipment.
  • Education World: The Educator's Best Friend. Education World Inc.
    This multi-faceted website includes links to lesson plans, professional development, administration, technology integration, and school issues. The lesson plans can be searched by topic, grade, concept, and subject. Lesson plans include a listing of the National Science Standards which are met during the activity.
  • The Educator's Reference Desk. Information Institute of Syracuse.
    The Reference Desk provides a database of easily searchable resources and lesson plans for educators. The site also includes a link to GEM (Gateway to Educational Materials) and ERIC.
  • Ocean Explorer. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.
    NOAA's Ocean Explorer website provides links to video clips, photo galleries, pod casts, research information (including real-time data), and lesson plans. The website is easy to navigate and use as a base site or launching site for web quest activities that introduce students to various ocean research concepts: from explorations to careers to technology to history.
  • United States Navy: Defending the Nation - Protecting the Environment. Department of the Navy.
    The US Navy developed this website to provide information on the Navy's sonar research and their commitment to protecting marine mammals. Information from the Understanding Sonar link provides excellent descriptions of the different types of sonar used in Navy research.
  • Undersea Warfare Training Range. Department of the Navy.
    A conceptual drawing of the Undersea Warfare Training Range being proposed for the offshore region of the Mid-Atlantic Bight is shown on this website.
Audio/Visual Resources
  • Discovery of Sound in the Sea. University of Rhode Island, Office of Marine Programs. 2005
    PowerPoint presentations are used to explore the science of sound, the research to explore sound, and the effects of sound waves on marine animals. The CD also includes a photo gallery, audio gallery, technology gallery, teacher resources, and interactive media that will engage learners with the sounds of various marine organisms and man-made sounds.
  • ODP Gateways to Glaciation. Joint Oceanography Institutions. 2001
    This CD provides a Teacher's Manual with information pertaining to the JOIDES ocean drilling project. Ice Age and glaciation information is also provided with excellent visuals (video and photography).