The project, led by
John Marshall and
Lodovica Illari, explores how basic principles of
rotating fluid dynamics, that play a central role in
determining the climate of the planet, are best conveyed
to students, teaching them how to move between phenomena
in the real world, laboratory abstractions, theory and
The laboratory materials and associated curricula being
developed could have a wide impact in the teaching of
science at many levels K through 12 and beyond, not just
in meteorology, oceanography and climate.
Read about recent work by EAPS Undergraduate Roman
Kowch in an MITgcm news article "Visualizing
Earth Science Data"
Recent CMI/Weather-In-A-Tank Publications