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Paddle Library: An Oceanography Resource Guide
Oceanography, also known as marine science, is the scientific
study of the ocean. There are many areas of studies, crossing
over to other branches of science like chemistry, biology,
meteorology, geography, and physics. The branches of oceanography
are biological oceanography, chemical oceanography, geological
oceanography, and physical oceanography. Some related
disciplines include biogeography, coastal geography, geophysics,
hydrology, and glaciology. Here's a comprehensive oceanography
Institution of Oceanography Library: A great
place to find journal articles, encyclopedias,
E-journals, charts and maps, and publications.
The page provides maps of oceans, ocean circulation
models, glossary, educational documents, and lots
Library - Oceanography: There's a geographical
listing of all the continents with links to other
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution center
covers various topics including coastal sciences,
natural hazards, ocean life, pollution, and more.
Marine Sanctuaries Photo Gallery: A comprehensive
collection of photos by National Marine Sanctuaries.
Resources: The Princeton University Library
offers information on various resources like books
& encyclopedias, marine biology, map resources,
and so on.
The official site of the National Oceanographic
North Carolina State University's list of useful
Reference Resources: A great help with links
to scientific reviews, bibliographies, handbooks
and manuals, laws and regulations, and others.
Resources: Come here to find search engines,
directories, atlases, calculators, nautical charts,
and so on.
Marine Physics Ocean Waves: An excellent description of ocean waves. More on Ocean Waves: This explanation is more technical with formula, graphs, and diagrams. Moon Tides: Find out how tides are affected by the moon. Tidal Height & Current: A tool to predict tidal height and current in many regions of the world. Ocean Tides: Come here to learn about ocean tides. Ocean Acoustics: A great resource center for people who interested in sounds waves in the ocean. Radio Waves: Explains how radio waves are used to map currents in coastal ocean.
Careers in Oceanography
Careers: A good place to begin researching on a career in oceanography. Choosing a Career: Follow this guide to find out which career is most suitable. Opportunities: What can you do with degrees in Oceanography? Oceanographer: Find out what it takes to become an oceanographer. Jobs: Come here to look for jobs related to oceanography. Careers in Oceanography: A great resource center for people who are interested to pursue a career in oceanography. Careers in Marine Science: Provides information on job responsibilities, outlook, salary, and more.