2 min 1 sec
Ocean salinity can have a big impact when it comes to changing climate. Learn how scientists are monitoring our salty seas.
ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS
Watch >> How Do We Know: Salty Seas
TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE
This short video can be used to how saltiness in the oceans is measured and how this affects ocean currents. It also explains how changing the salinity of the oceans can affect climate patterns.
Assessment is at the discretion of the educator as to how the video is applied and expectations after viewing it.
REFERENCES AND RESOURCES
Tony Busalacchi - Dr. Busalacchi is an oceanographer at the University of Maryland and chairs the Joint Scientific Committee of the World Climate Research Program. He researches climate variability and prediction, tropical ocean modeling, ocean remote sensing, and data assimilation.