Climate Variability in the North Atlantic

In this activity, students examine climate variability in the North Atlantic associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation (NOA) in a case study format.

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Cindy Shellito
University of Northern Colorado
InTeGrate, SERC

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This activity is flexible in how it is taught. For example the jigsaw method can be used or students can work individually. It can be taught entirely in class or parts can be assigned for homework.

This is part of a sequence of activities in an InTeGrate module on climate change. It follows a similar activity that focuses on the tropical Pacific http://serc.carleton.edu/integrate/teaching_materials/climate_change/cas...

The next step in the sequence examines a related case study that explore El NiÃo and La NiÃa. http://serc.carleton.edu/integrate/teaching_materials/climate_change/uni...

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