NASA Home Page Goddard Space Flight Center Home Page
NASA Logo - Goddard Space Flight Center   + Visit NASA.gov
a directory of Earth science data and services Global Change Master Directory Web site
header 2 bullet Links bullet FAQ bullet Contact Us bullet Site Map
Home Data Sets Data Services Learn about GCMD_legacy's portal collaborations. Add new dataset or dataservice records to GCMD_legacy What's New Participate Calendar About GCMD_legacy
 

Ask Jake, the SeaDog: A Virtual Marine Animal Help Desk
Entry ID: 07-virtual_help-Whale_Times-99

[ Update this Record ]

Summary
Abstract: (Summary adapted from the AskA+ Locator web site)

Ask Jake, the Sea Dog is a question-answering and referral service
designed to provide accurate marine science information for children
(or adults). The site also features information pages about sea
animals categorized by animal type, previously answered questions,
links to similar sites, a reading list of books dealing with ocean
animals, and the WhaleTimes Kids' page, with stories and puzzles.

In WhaleTimes SeaStars users can send a registration fee which
helps maintain the web site and promotes marine animal
conservation. Contributions entitles users to receive a WhaleTime
Newsletter subscription and a SeaStar certificate.
Related URL
Description: Users can look for other marine animal information in the
WhaleTimes library.
Service Citation
Originators: WhaleTimes
Title: Ask Jake, the SeaDog
Provider: JakenMax Productions
URL: http://www.whaletimes.org/
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >INTERACTIVE PROGRAMS >WEB-BASED Parameter Definition
REFERENCE AND INFORMATION SERVICES >DIGITAL/VIRTUAL REFERENCE DESKS >ASK-A MARINE BIOLOGIST Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
BIOTA
OCEANS
Quality This site is targeted towards elementary (grades 1 - 9) students but
information also is useful for adults.
Use Constraints WhaleTimes tries to answer all questions within 7 days. If a users
needs it sooner, it should be mentioned in the body of the text. A
return email address is required to receive a response. NOTE:
Submitted questions and answers are copyrighted to WhaleTimes and
cannot be used in or to create other works without written
permission from JakenMax Productions. Attachments are not opened. If
users have a picture of the ocean or an animal to share, please send
it via snail-mail. Remember, however, these pictures will not be returned.
Ancillary Keywords
Whales
Fish
View entire list

Service Provider
JMP > JAKENMAX Productions Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.whaletimes.org

Service Provider Personnel
Name: WHALETIMES
Email: seamail at whaletimes.org
Contact Address:
WhaleTimes
PO Box 230364
United States
City: Tigard
Province or State: OR
Postal Code: 97281-0364
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: electronic
Distribution_Format: html
Fees: Free. Donations excepted.
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 1999-12-14
SERF Last Revision Date: 2001-07-24
Future SERF Review Date: 2002-12-14
USA dot gov - The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal NASA
Webmaster:  Monica Holland
Responsible NASA Official:  Lola Olsen
Last Updated:  July 2014