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View Resource The Langley Atmospheric Sciences Data Center

This collection of radiation budget, cloud, aerosol, and tropospheric data from the Langley Research Center of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) contains recent and archival data sets. The data are free, but users must register and log in for access. Downloads from the NASA Water Vapor Project, the Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) Pathfinder, and the Airborne...

https://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/
View Resource Earthguide

Earthguide is an educational resource for students and teachers developed by the California Space Institute at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the University of California San Diego. Features include in-depth stories, brief topics, and news -- all related to a variety of oceanic and atmospheric science subjects. The section of links and resources is quite valuable, with a large number of...

http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/
View Resource NASA: Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Branch

"The mission of the Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Branch is to conduct research to understand the physics and dynamics of atmospheric processes through the use of satellite, aircraft and surface-based remote sensing observations and computer-based simulations." Through this website, visitors can learn about the branch's many space flight projects including the Polarization and Directionality of...

https://atmospheres.gsfc.nasa.gov/meso/
View Resource University of Alaska: Atmospheric Sciences Research Group

The University of Alaska created this website to present the work of the physicists, meteorologists, geologists, and chemists involved in the Atmospheric Science Group. Students and educators can discover the research interests and education opportunities in the atmospheric chemistry, atmospheric radiation, climate and global change, cloud and aerosol physics, mesoscale meteorology, and...

http://www.gi.alaska.edu/atmospheric-sciences-gi/our-group
View Resource University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology: Centre for Atmospheric Science

The Atmospheric Physics Group at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology presents its current research in radiative transfer, precipitation and cloud electrification, boundary layer processes, aerosol properties, cloud physics and chemistry, and atmospheric pollution in the urban environment. Students and researchers can find in-depth descriptions of the group's field...

http://www.cas.manchester.ac.uk/
View Resource University of Alaska Fairbanks: Red Sprites and Blue Jets

This website, maintained by Matt Heavner, presents the research dealing with the middle and upper atmospheric optical and electrical phenomena conducted at the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Students can find an introduction to sprites and jets, discover the hardships associated with viewing the phenomena, and view short videos of the events. Researchers can learn how...

http://elf.gi.alaska.edu/