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View Resource National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

Located in Boulder, Colorado, the mission of the National Center for Atmospheric Research is "to plan, organize, and conduct atmospheric and related research programs in collaboration with universities, to provide state-of-the-art research tools and facilities to the entire atmospheric sciences community, to support and enhance university atmospheric research education, and to facilitate the...

https://ncar.ucar.edu/
View Resource Climate Diagnostics Center (CDC)

A collaborative project of CIRES (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences) and NOAA (the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration), the Climate Diagnostics Center (CDC) strives "to identify the nature and causes of climate variations, on time scales ranging from a month to centuries" so as to predict future climate. The homepage offers a host of online information, from a...

https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/
View Resource Space Environment Center Data

Although the Space Environment Center's database has been mentioned previously in the Scout Report (see the May 13, 1994 Scout Report), it is worth mentioning again because an unusually large amount of solar flare and geomagnetic activity has occurred in recent weeks. At the Space Environment Center site, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) posts data, some of it updated by the...

https://www.swpc.noaa.gov/Data/
View Resource Stormtrack: Storm Chaser Homepage

Stormtrack, the storm chaser homepage, is an information-rich site geared toward general audiences. Along with up-to-the minute reports on exciting storm activity around the US, Stormtrack provides a library of chase logs and case studies, data links, weather maps, a message board and more. Miscellaneous topics posted at the site include the energy-helicicity index, hurricane and tornado damage,...

https://stormtrack.org/community/
View Resource 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
View Resource Midwestern Regional Climate Center

The Midwestern Regional Climate Center (MRCC) is a cooperative program of the Illinois State Water Survey and the National Climatic Data Center. Its mission is to better explain climate and its impacts on the Midwest, provide practical solutions to specific climate problems, and allow us to develop climate information for the Midwest. Visitors of the site can view climate maps of temperature and...

https://mrcc.illinois.edu/
View Resource Humidity

The first site is offered by the educational Web site BrainPOP called Humidity Movie (1), is part of the humidity measurement manufacture Rotronics larger Web site. Several subjects are presented including the Physics of Humidity, Humidity Definitions, and the Effects of Temperature and Pressure on Humidity. The third site on humidity is presented by USA Today's Weather Web site called Humidity...

https://scout.wisc.edu/Reports/NSDL/PhysSci/2003/ps-030711#T...
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...

https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/home/
View Resource 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...

http://climate.virginia.edu/
View Resource University of Wisconsin - Madison - AERI: Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer

Housed at the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (SSEC) at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, the atmospheric emitted radiance interferometer (AERI) "measures downwelling infrared radiation from 3-25 "m at less than one wavenumber resolution every ten minutes." Users can learn about the instrument's many applications including atmospheric profiling and cloud data...

https://www.ssec.wisc.edu/aeri/
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