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Environment Canada

Environment Canada's Web server (English and French) includes Canada's climate and meteorological data updated daily, monthly, and seasonally. Forecasts, maps, satellite images, and weather service modernization information is available.

https://weather.gc.ca/
1999 Hurricane Season: Are Predictions Proving True?

Hurricane researchers around the country are expecting 1999 to be an unusually active hurricane season. Though still early in the mid-August through October season, the North Atlantic has already seen two tropical storms (Arlene and Emily) and three hurricanes (Bret, Cindy, and Dennis). While Hurricane Bret struck land in a rural portion of South Texas, and Dennis flirted with the coasts of North...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/se/1999/0901
National Severe Storms Laboratory

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (mentioned in the November 11, 1998 Scout Report) sponsors the National Severe Storms Laboratory. The primary goal of this Environmental Research Laboratory is to improve short-term predictions of hazardous weather events such as blizzards, ice storms, and tornadoes. Ongoing research conducted in the Stormscale (SRAD) and Mesoscale (MRAD)...

https://www.nssl.noaa.gov/
The Return of El Nino

Recent observations have suggested the return of the phenomenon El Nino, which potentially can cause severe abnormalities in weather patterns around the world, as it did in 1997-1998. An article from ABCNEWS.com describes El Nino, the 3,000 mile long and growing streak of warm water in the Pacific Ocean that satellites have detected, and also mentions the advisory that the National Oceanic and...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ps/2002/0125
The Science of Spring

This Topic in Depth explores the Web's offering related to the science of the spring season. The first site -- Seasons, Equinoxes, Solstices, and Climate (1) -- is offered by Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Eric G. Blackman of the University of Rochester. Visitors can learn how the earth's axis and orbit causes the seasons and what the equinox and solstice are, as well as about...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ps/2003/0321
Indigenous Weather Knowledge

Produced by the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology, this Web site exhibits seasonal weather calendars created by Indigenous people thousands of years ago. The site first discusses the Aboriginal people in Australia and their methods for dealing with past climate changes. Studying the calendars, users will notice that Indigenous people dealt with climate on a local scale and recognized a varying...

http://www.bom.gov.au/iwk/
Australian Weather Watch Radar Home Page

The Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology's Weather Watch Radar website provides up-to-date radar images of the locations of rain in Australia in relation to local features such as coast lines. The newly developed Loops provide four consecutive radar images so that users can view how the weather has been changing in the last forty to fifty minutes. The website provides radar images of past cyclone...

http://www.bom.gov.au/australia/radar/
Virginia State Climatology Office

A constituent of the University of Virginia, the Virginia State Climatology Office provides information on the atmospheric environment and analyzes the effects weather and climate have on the economic and ecologic systems. Researchers can find information on how to obtain climate and weather data and can view meteorological maps as well as links to various radar and satellite images. Students can...

https://www.adaptationclearinghouse.org/organizations/virgin...
World Meteorological Organization

International cooperation is considered one of the key components for monitoring global weather and climate, and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has been one of the leaders in this effort since its founding in 1950. The WMO was created under the auspices of the United Nations, and continues to facilitate the "free and unrestricted exchange of data and information, products and services...

https://public.wmo.int/en
Net-Weather

Net-Weather presents a host of meteorological information for the UK at this website. Users can find out seasonal, monthly, 10-day, and additional relevant weather forecasts. The Charts and Data link offers live satellite images, links to numerous forecast models, and data on sea temperatures and anomalies. For people who like winter and snow, the website offers interesting stories about famous...

https://www.netweather.tv
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