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The Climate TimeLine Information Tool: "Exploring Weather & Climate Change Through the Powers of 10"
Entry ID: NCDC_CLIMATE_TIMELINE
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Summary
Abstract: "http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/ctl/"

Designed as an online tool allowing users to examine climate change and
variability at different time scales, the Climate TimeLine has been developed
through a CIRES Innovative Research Grant through the NOAA Paleoclimatology
Program which is part of the National Climatic Data Center. The work has been
conducted with the assistance of the National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC),
located at NOAA's Boulder Laboratory.

The Climate TimeLine has been selected by the National Science Teachers
Association's SciLinks Program for excellence in science education. In
particular, the Climate TimeLine helps in the following science education
standard:

Site Features
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- Data Access: One stop shopping for climatic characterizations and
resources.
- Tutorial: Demo of how to use the CTL to gain insight into climatic
variability.
- Glossary: Weather, climate, time-scale and evolutionary terms.
- About the CTL:"What is the Climate TimeLine Information Tool?" and other
frequently asked questions.
- What is Variability? An overview of climate variance from formation to Earth
to one hour scale.
- Site Map: View the layout of the CTL.
- Quiz: Test your knowledge of climate change. (Password required).
- Climate Conundrum Quiz: 64 questions on the how's and why's of climate
variability.
- CTL Evaluation Resources: Assessing the proto-type and what's involved.

[Text Extracted from the Climate TimeLine Home Page]

Related URL
Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: The Climate TimeLine Information Tool.

Link: GET SERVICE > ACCESS MAP VIEWER
Description: Climate Timeline Web Map Service.

Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)

Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: National Climatic Data Center

Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: The National Geophysical Data Center
Service Citation
Originators: Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), National Climatic Data Center, National Geophysical Data Center
Title: The Climate TimeLine: "Exploring Weather & Climate Change Through the Powers of 10"
Provider: NGDC
URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/ctl/
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >AEROSOLS >DUST/ASH/SMOKE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >CARBON MONOXIDE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >EMISSIONS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >PARTICULATES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >SMOG   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >TROPOSPHERIC OZONE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE >BAROMETRIC ALTITUDE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE >GEOPOTENTIAL HEIGHT   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE >STATION HEIGHT   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE >STRATOPAUSE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE >TROPOPAUSE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >TRACE ELEMENTS/TRACE METALS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >TRACE GASES/TRACE SPECIES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC ELECTRICITY >ATMOSPHERIC CONDUCTIVITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC ELECTRICITY >LIGHTNING   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >CYCLONES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >DROUGHT   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >FOG   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >FREEZE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >FROST   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >HURRICANES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >LIGHTNING   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >MONSOONS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >STORMS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >TORNADOES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >TYPHOONS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >ANTICYCLONES/CYCLONES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SEA LEVEL PRESSURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SURFACE PRESSURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >ATMOSPHERIC STABILITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >BOUNDARY LAYER TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >DEGREE DAYS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >POTENTIAL TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE AIR TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >TEMPERATURE ANOMALIES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >TEMPERATURE PROFILES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >TEMPERATURE TENDENCY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >VIRTUAL TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >CONDENSATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >DEW POINT TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >EVAPORATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >EVAPOTRANSPIRATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >PRECIPITABLE WATER   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >SUBLIMATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >WATER VAPOR   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >WATER VAPOR PROFILES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >CONVERGENCE/DIVERGENCE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >SURFACE WINDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >UPPER LEVEL WINDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >VERTICAL WIND MOTION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >VORTICITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD FREQUENCY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD CEILING   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD MICROPHYSICS >CLOUD CONDENSATION NUCLEI   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER >CLOUD EMISSIVITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER >CLOUD RADIATIVE FORCING   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD HEIGHT   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD MICROPHYSICS >CLOUD LIQUID WATER/ICE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD MICROPHYSICS >CLOUD OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD MICROPHYSICS >CLOUD PRECIPITABLE WATER   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER >CLOUD REFLECTANCE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD TOP PRESSURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD TYPES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD VERTICAL DISTRIBUTION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD MICROPHYSICS >CLOUD DROPLET CONCENTRATION/SIZE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >ACID RAIN   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >DROPLET SIZE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >FREEZING RAIN   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >HAIL   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >HYDROMETEORS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >LIQUID WATER EQUIVALENT   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION ANOMALIES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION RATE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >RAIN   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SLEET   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SNOW   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >ABSORPTION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >ATMOSPHERIC EMITTED RADIATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >ATMOSPHERIC HEATING   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >EMISSIVITY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >HEAT FLUX   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >INCOMING SOLAR RADIATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >LONGWAVE RADIATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >NET RADIATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >RADIATIVE FLUX   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >RADIATIVE FORCING   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >REFLECTANCE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >SCATTERING   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >SHORTWAVE RADIATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >SOLAR IRRADIANCE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >SOLAR RADIATION   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >SUNSHINE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >TRANSMITTANCE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >AGRICULTURAL LANDS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >ALPINE/TUNDRA   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >BEACHES   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >DESERTS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >DUNES   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >FORESTS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >GRASSLANDS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >ISLANDS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >KARST LANDSCAPE   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >MONTANE HABITATS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >SAVANNAS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >SHRUBLAND/SCRUB   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >URBAN LANDS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >TREE RINGS   [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >GLACIERS   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >GROUND WATER >GROUND WATER DISCHARGE/FLOW   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >GLACIERS   [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >RIVERS/STREAMS   [Definition]
OCEANS >COASTAL PROCESSES >CORAL REEFS   [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE >SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >CARBON DIOXIDE   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >ICE CORE AIR BUBBLES   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >IONS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >ISOTOPES   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >METHANE   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >NITROUS OXIDE   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >PARTICULATE MATTER   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >VOLCANIC DEPOSITS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >CAVE DEPOSITS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >GLACIATION   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >ISOTOPES   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >LOESS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >MACROFOSSILS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >MICROFOSSILS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >PALEOMAGNETIC DATA   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >PALEOSOLS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >PALEOVEGETATION   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >POLLEN   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >RADIOCARBON   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >SEDIMENTS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >STRATIGRAPHIC SEQUENCE   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >TREE RINGS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >VOLCANIC DEPOSITS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >CORAL DEPOSITS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >ISOTOPES   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >LAKE LEVELS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >MACROFOSSILS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >MICROFOSSILS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >OXYGEN ISOTOPES   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >PALEOMAGNETIC DATA   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >RADIOCARBON   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >SEDIMENTS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >STRATIGRAPHIC SEQUENCE   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >VARVE DEPOSITS   [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >WIND TENDENCY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >WATER VAPOR TENDENCY   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD BASE HEIGHT   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD BASE TEMPERATURE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >WIND PROFILES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS   [Definition]
CLIMATE INDICATORS >LAND SURFACE/AGRICULTURE INDICATORS >DROUGHT INDICES >PALMER DROUGHT SEVERITY INDEX   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >LAKES   [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS >CARBON DIOXIDE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS >CARBON MONOXIDE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS >METHANE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >HALOCARBONS AND HALOGENS >CHLOROFLUOROCARBONS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >HALOCARBONS AND HALOGENS >HYDROCHLOROFLUOROCARBONS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >HALOCARBONS AND HALOGENS >HYDROFLUOROCARBONS   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >NITROGEN COMPOUNDS >NITROGEN DIOXIDE   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >NITROGEN COMPOUNDS >NITROGEN OXIDES   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >OXYGEN COMPOUNDS >MOLECULAR OXYGEN   [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >OXYGEN COMPOUNDS >OZONE   [Definition]
ISO Topic Category
FARMING
BIOTA
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
ENVIRONMENT
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
INLAND WATERS
OCEANS
Service Provider
National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce

Service Provider Personnel
Name: MARK MCCAFFREY
Phone: 303.497.6939
Fax: 303.497.6513
Email: Mark.McCaffrey at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA Paleoclimatology Program
325 Broadway, Code E/GC
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305-3328
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online (HTTP)
Fees: No Fee
Personnel
MARK MCCAFFREY
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 303.497.6939
Fax: 303.497.6513
Email: Mark.McCaffrey at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA Paleoclimatology Program
325 Broadway, Code E/GC
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305-3328
Country: USA

DAN KOWAL
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 303.497.6118
Fax: 303.497.6513
Email: dan.kowal at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA
325 Broadway, Code E/GC1
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305-3328
Country: USA

SCOTT A. RITZ
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5126
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2003-06-20
SERF Last Revision Date: 2013-01-03
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