Sites for Teachers

National Current Observation Program (NCOP)

An overview of the NCOP giving details of ownership, background and future direction. Site is educational and provides interactives, lessons, and downloadable lessons and articles.
http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/ncop.html

Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) from OER

This page explains the ADCP in detail - its application and how it works
http://www.oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/technology/tools/acoust_doppler/acoust_doppler.html

Current Data - Station Selection

This page links to data from US states and territories Tide Stations to provide data regarding tides in that port. These links go to that stations homepage in turn and additional information can be viewed.
http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/cdata/StationList?type=Current%20Data&filter=active

Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) from WHOI

This page gives details about the ADCP including what it is and why we use it and its advantages and disadvantages. Links to additional information.
http://www.whoi.edu/instruments/viewInstrument.do?id=819

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