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5.2 Coasts and the Biosphere

In this section you will find materials that support the implementation of 5.2: Coasts and the Biosphere. Use the navigation below to find the materials.

Section Materials


Visions of Earth, by AGI
A four-DVD set on interactions in Earth systems.

California's Coastal Streams and Rivers, by California Coastal Commission
Excerpts from this article focus on the benefits streams provide to the biosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere.

Beach Strand Habitats, Fish and Wildlife Service
Find information and pictures on Beach Habitats.

Exploring Estuaries, EPA
Explore estuary environments, including some of the plants and animals that live there. Through a variety of games and activities, you’ll learn how you can help protect these natural treasures.

Estuarine Habitats, NOAA
Learn more about estuaries.

Mangrove Forests, NOAA
Read detailed information about mangrove forests.

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Visions of Earth, by AGI
82 High-definition animations showing a variety of Earth and space system processes.

Salt Marshes, NOAA
View an animation of salt marshes during both high and low tide.

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