Phys2301 – Atmospheric Physics, Spring 2010

 

Weather  and Climate Web Resources

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This will hopefully be better organized and more meaningful as the semester progresses. Please let me know if you have weather and data sites that should be here.

 

In the news:

 

Feb 2010 – Iceberg rams Antarctic glacier

 

 

Water vapor saturation expressions (es as a function of Ts)

http://cires.colorado.edu/~voemel/vp.html

 

Current sounding data:

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/exper/soundings/

 

Animated maps of temperature, pressure and wind for North America:

http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/%28Gh%29/wx/surface.rxml (thanks, Nick)

 

Textbook website:

http://www.elsevierdirect.com/companion.jsp?ISBN=9780127329512 (thanks, Remi)

 

Pressure Unit Converter

 

www.noaa.gov                                                         National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

www.weatherunderground.com                           Forecast site

www.accuweather.com                                          Forecast site

http://www.weather.com/index.html                     Weather Channel Forecast site

http://www.bobbreck.com/                                      Fox8 New Orleans Forecast Site

 

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/                                       National Hurricane Center

http://hurricane.lsu.edu/                                         Louisiana State University, Hurricane Center

            http://www.drought.unl.edu/dm/monitor.html     Drought Monitor for the US

            http://gos2.geodata.gov/wps/portal/gos                geodata government website for disaster planning

            http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ncdc.html              National Climatic Data Center

            http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/monitoring.html                    Climate monitoring

            http://www.noaa.gov/pastweather.html                historical weather data

 

            http://www.rap.ucar.edu/weather/radar/               current reflectivity and velocity radar images of US

 

 

            http://www.theozonehole.com/                              Everything you’d ever want to know about Ozone plus access to current data

 

 

 

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