Atmospheric Science

Web Information Sources for Educators.

An Exploratorium Learning Studio Resource Guide

This page is intended to be a quick guide to only a few resources.
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Official Agency Pages


Research Institutions

Projects and Programs

Periodicals / Magazines / Journals

Publication Directories

Maps and charts



Image Sources

Web cameras

Education Resource Sections

Materials in the Learning Studio

San Francisco Bay Area Local Resources

Schools and Degree Programs

Other Useful and Interesting Sites

Related Pages:


Official Agency Pages:


United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

United States:

Aviation Weather Center

Clean Air Markets - EPA

National Hurricane Center

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

National Weather Service

NASA Atmospheric Sites:

Atmospheric Chemistry Data & Resources

Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Branch (AMES)

Atmospheric Chemistry & Dynamics Branch (Code 916 Home Page - GSFC)

Atmospheric Science Division (LaRC)

Global Aerosol Climatology Project

Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)

Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS)

San Francisco Area:

National Weather Service - San Francisco Bay Area


AGU Atmospheric Science Section

Environmental and Societal Impacts Group at the National Center for Atmospheric Research

Research Institutions:

Atmospheric Chemistry Division (NCAR/ACD)

Global Hydrology and Climate Center

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Projects and Programs:

AERONET (AErosol RObotic NETwork)

Global Climate Observing System (GCOS)

Periodicals / Magazines / Journals:

Electronic Periodicals:


Publication Directories:

Aviation Weather Center Information

Environmental and Societal Impacts Group Web Publications

GCOS Publications

General Circulation Model (GCM) - Publications and Documentation

Weather and Climate Forecasts Use and Value Bibliography Some titles available online.

WW2010 (the weather world 2010 project)

Maps and charts:

National Weather Service Maps

Reading Weather Maps


Aviation Weather Center Acronym Glossary

Ozone Depletion Glossary

Weather Glossary - Weather Channel

Weather and Climate Software University of Wisconsin
Image Sources:

Geostationary Satellite Server - NOAA

Interactive Global Geostationary Weather Satellite Images Global Hydrology and Climate Center

MISR Image Gallery

NOAA Photo Library - Historic National Weather Service Album

NOAA Photo Library - National Severe Storms Laboratory Photo Album

NOAA Photo Library - Flying With NOAA

Web cameras:

Haze Cam Pollution Visibility Camera Network

Education Resource Sections:

Some sites have sections devoted to educational material.

NOAA Teacher at Sea Program

Materials in the Learning Studio:
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Subject Keyword Search the Learning Studio Catalog for All Our Materials on:

San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)--Climate


San Francisco Bay Area Local Resources:

SF Gate: Weather

Bay Area and California Precipitation Totals

Other Useful and Interesting Sites:

Bay Area Librarians'Guide to Climate & Weather Resources on the Internet

Clouds and Precipitation: online meteorology guide

Extreme Weather Sourcebook

GEWEX Cloud System Studies

Golden Gate Weather Services - Links

Kansas Applied Remote Sensing (KARS) Program

Ozone Depletion EPA

Remote Sensing of Drought and Fire Potential

Stratospheric Ozone Depletion

Societal Aspects of Weather

Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS)

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