As a teacher of undergraduate Statistics you can use this set of computer-based tools when teaching topics such as finding Correlation between different variables in the data-set. As a teacher of undergraduate Geography or Earth Sciences, you can make use of this teaching toolkit to teach topics such as Relationships between SOI, precipitation, river discharge, and agricultural yields; The effect of ENSO on the tropical atmosphere.

Teaching Toolkit Metadata
Discipline Statistics, Geography and Earth Sciences
Grade Level Undergraduate
Related Core Curriculum Topics For Statistics: Correlation Statistics,Data Analysis

For Geography and Earth Sciences: Relationships between SOI, precipitation, river discharge, agricultural yields; River discharge

The effect of ENSO on the tropical atmosphere and Agriculture

Region Global, Data from Australia, Tahiti and Tropical Pacific Region, Huang-he River
Availability Online and Offline
Languages English
IT competency required Intermediate

Resources in the Toolkit

1. Video lectures for introduction to Correlation Statistics, introduction to ENSO
2. A Classroom/lab activity for plotting and analyzing the data for Sea Surface Temperature (SST)

OR

A Classroom/lab activity to calculate the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) of El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) based on the mean sea level pressure data spanning 80 years.

3. Reading to understand the topic more
4. Additional Resources

Contents of Toolkit
1. A micro-lecture (video format)

‘El Nino – What is it?’ by Met Office

“El Nino Southern Oscillation” by Prof Raghu Murtugudde, developed for TROP ICSU

“Association Analysis: Correlation Analysis” by Coursera

2. A Classroom/lab activity Lab: Agricultural Consequences of the El Niño – Southern Oscillation Phenomenon

by http://eesc.columbia.edu

OR

Contemporary Climate Oscillations: ENSO and a case study of the Huanghe River, by SERC, Carlton University

3. Reading  What is El-Nino by Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
4. Additional Resources Visualization by GeoScience Animations

More Data Source at: ftp://ftp.bom.gov.au/anon/home/ncc/www/sco/soi/soiplaintext.html

Video

“El Niño Precipitation Anomaly”by Hyperwall Visuals, NASA

el_nino_conditions

Credits/Copyrights
1. A micro-lecture (video format)

‘El Nino – What is it?’ by Met Office

Raghu Murtugudde: University of Maryland. Video lecture developed for TROP ICSU by Science Media Center at IISER Pune, India

“Association Analysis: Correlation Analysis” by Coursera

2. Classroom/lab activity http://eesc.columbia.edu

SERC, Carlton University

3. Reading Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
4. Additional Resources GeoScience Animations

Data Source

5. Images  NASA Space Place

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