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Atmospheric chemistry

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View Resource Fog

The first site, offered by stormdisplay.com, is entitled All About....Fog (1). Visitors will find a brief and simple explanation of the weather phenomenon, including how it forms, where it occurs, and how it dissipates. The second site, Atmospheric Moisture (2), is presented by the Naval Meteorological and Oceanography Command Public Affairs Office. This one-page graphically friendly site also...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ps/2002/0920
View Resource Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy

At this website, the Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy discusses its contributions "to the knowledge of the atmospherical environment from the Earth to the Sun." Created for all levels of expertise, this Web site is broken down into two main sections: a Public link and a Science link. Through the Science section, researchers can learn about the Institute's abundant projects dealing with the...

http://www.aeronomie.be/
View Resource NASA: Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES)

This website describes a satellite instrument designed by the Jet Propulsion Lab that will fly aboard NASA's Aura spacecraft in June 2004 and will study Earth's troposphere and ozone. The website provides links to information on the TES status, TES data products, mission details, the science behind TES, and related TES publications. The Gallery section includes animations and image plots of...

https://tes.jpl.nasa.gov/
View Resource NASA's Global Tropospheric Experiment (GTE)

NASA's Global Tropospheric Experiment (GTE) was formed as "a commitment by the United States Government to understand the human impact on the global atmosphere." Visitors can learn about GTE's use of data collected via aircraft and satellites to create atmospheric chemistry models that predict climate change. Through this extensive website, users can find summaries, mission maps, data,...

https://www-gte.larc.nasa.gov/
View Resource NASA: Aura Atmospheric Chemistry

The "Earth Observing System (EOS) Aura is a NASA mission to study the Earth's ozone, air quality, and climate" by researching the composition, chemistry, and dynamics of the Earth's atmosphere. Visitors can learn how Aura is investigating three questions: Is the Earth's ozone layer recovering? Is air quality getting worse? How is Earth's climate changing? Researchers can find extensive details...

https://aura.gsfc.nasa.gov
View Resource GISS: Goddard Institute for Space Studies at Columbia University in New York

NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) presents its work in the prediction of climatic and atmospheric changes in the 21st century. Users can learn about GISS's many research projects in Global Climate Modeling, Planetary Atmospheres, Atmospheric Chemistry, and more. The website provides news releases of its work for the general public. Visitors can download many software packages...

https://www.giss.nasa.gov/
View Resource NOAA's Air Resources Laboratory - READY: The Real-Time Environmental Applications and Display sYstem

NOAA's Air Resource Laboratory (ARL) provides interactive transport and dispersion modeling at this website. Users can find instructions, trial versions, and a download for the Hybrid Single-Particle Lagrangian Integrated Trajectory (HYSPLIT) model, which can be used to compute simple air parcel trajectories as well as complex dispersion and deposition simulations. The site also offers transport...

http://ready.arl.noaa.gov/
View Resource NOAA: Air Resources Laboratory Field Research Division

The NOAA Air Resources Laboratory's Field Research Division created this website to promote its mission to improve scientists' "understanding of atmospheric transport, dispersion and air-surface exchange processes." Researchers can find lengthy lists of the Division's journal, technical, and conference publications since 1950. The website supplies concise summaries about its five main field...

http://www.noaa.inel.gov/
View Resource Atmospheric Visualization Collection

Funded by the National Science Foundation, the Atmospheric Visualization Collection's (AVC) goal "is to develop a digital library collection based on the visualization of atmospheric data." Educators can search through the numerous, fun lesson plans by grade (kindergarten through undergraduate) or keyword. After registering, the Wiki server allows teachers to interactively modify the lesson plans...

https://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/press/00/pr0085.htm
View Resource Educational Materials in Atmospheric Chemistry

Professor Daniel J. Jacob of Harvard University has compiled this very fine set of educational materials that deal with various aspects of atmospheric chemistry. He draws these resources from his own teaching experience, along with offering slides, presentations, and information from his own introductory textbook on the subject. Visitors can click through sections that contain resources such as...

https://www.seas.harvard.edu/about-seas/teaching-areas