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View Resource Operational Significant Event Imagery: A History

New satellite images of "significant environmental events" are posted frequently at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s Operational Significant Event Imagery (OSEI) Website. Remotely-sensed data include "high-resolution, detailed imagery" of dust storms, fires, floods, icebergs, oceanic events, severe weather, snow cover, storm systems, tropical cyclones, volcanoes, and...
View Resource Weather

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides these two Websites on weather. The first site serves as a major hub for information related to weather, with links to primary data sources, forecasts, maps, images (such as the latest satellite imagery for North America), and a wealth of other data, including space weather. Researchers will also find links to national weather...
View Resource Climate of 2001: January in Historical Perspective

The National Climatic Data Center recently released these data as part of its ongoing monthly series of reports on climate in historical perspective. Extreme events of January 2001 included ice storms in the southeastern US, heavy rains and flooding in Bolivia, and record snowfall and low temperatures (down to -37 degrees Celsius) in North Korea. The main page gives a map showing blended global...
View Resource Global Hydrology and Climate Center

This NASA website displays Interactive Global Geostationary Weather Satellite Images collected by GOES, GMS-5, and METEOSAT-7. Users can find captivating real-time images of visible, infrared, and water vapor for most areas of the world. Each image can be viewed as a single image or as an animation. Users not familiar with satellite images can find educational materials describing the unique...