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Enigma Labs | Temperature Anomalies
"Every day, the Global Historical Climatology Network collects temperatures from 90,000 weather stations. Dating back as far as the late 1700's, the records provide an incredible source of insight into our changing climate. Using this data, we can determine what the weather is normally like for most places on Earth. We can tell you that the average low temperature in New York City on January 11th is 29°F and that the average high temperature in Los Angeles on July 24th is 80°F. Once we know what temperatures to expect on any given day with a certain degree of confidence, we can sift out the uneventful days, leaving only anomalous weather events."
data-science  demonstration  weather  environment  temperature  climate-change  public-data 
september 2018 by tsuomela
Storm Prediction Center Severe Thunderstorm Forecasting Video Lecture Series
"We present a video lecture series on severe thunderstorm forecasting, a collaboration between the NOAA Storm Prediction Center, The University of Oklahoma, the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory, and the NOAA Warning Decision Training Division. This is based on a three-semester-hour graduate-level course offered at The University of Oklahoma about applications of meteorological theory to the forecasting of severe thunderstorms (Meteorology 5403/4403: Applications of Meteorological Theory to Severe-Thunderstorm Forecasting). This course is led by SPC forecasters Ariel Cohen and Richard Thompson, and University of Oklahoma faculty member Steven Cavallo. During each spring semester from 2015 to 2017, this course has provided an opportunity to bridge the academic and operational disciplines of meteorology, allowing students to learn from experienced forecasters who have performed research on a variety of topics. During spring 2017, many lectures comprising Meteorology 5403/4403 and other related lectures relevant to severe thunderstorm forecasting were recorded. YouTube links to these recordings and accompanying descriptions are provided below as an educational resource. "
online  class  meteorology  weather  video  oer 
august 2017 by tsuomela
Home | International Cloud Atlas
"Welcome to the official site of the World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) International Cloud Atlas. This Atlas describes the classification system for clouds and meteorological phenomena used by all WMO Members. The classifications also describe meteorological meteors other than clouds – hydrometeors, lithometeors, photometeors, and electrometeors."
meteorology  reference  clouds  description  weather  science 
march 2017 by tsuomela
Water Data Portal
"The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has been doing research on water for the last 30 years. Being a non-profit research organization all the research outputs and data used for the research are shared with researchers across the globe as a global public goods (GPGs). The Water Data Portal (WDP), following "one-stop shop" approach, provides access to a large amount of data related to water and agriculture. WDP contains meteorological, hydrological, socio-economic, spatial data layer, satellite images as well as hydrological model setups. The data in the WDP, both spatial & non-spatial, are supported by the standardized metadata and are available for download by user including academia, scientists, researchers and decision makers. However, access is provided in compliance with copyrights, intellectual property rights and data agreements with our partners."
data-sources  data-curation  preservation  international  weather  meteorology 
november 2016 by tsuomela
Data Basin
"Data Basin is a science-based mapping and analysis platform that supports learning, research, and sustainable environmental stewardship."
data-sources  data-curation  climate  environment  weather  meteorology 
november 2016 by tsuomela
Talk About the Weather - The New Yorker
Weatherland by Alexandra Harris The Weather Experiment by Peter Moore
books  review  weather  meteorology  literature 
november 2015 by tsuomela
Home - FireSmoke.ca
"Welcome to the Canadian portal for information and resources about smoke from wildland fires. We provide access to services and data for professionals in the air quality, health & safety, emergency management, and science & research communities as well as the public. We are also a community of practice that advances policies, plans & organizations to address wildland fire smoke issues."
weather  fire  forecast  wilderness 
august 2015 by tsuomela
www.nytimes.com
"THE WEATHER EXPERIMENT The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future By Peter Moore Illustrated. 395 pp. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $30."
book  review  science  history  meteorology  weather  19c  20c 
july 2015 by tsuomela
Atmospheric Phenomena | Unusual phenomena around the World
"The blog for atmospheric phenomena is provided by Arbeitskreis Meteore e.V. It aims at collecting unusual phenomena of atmospheric optics."
weblog-group  atmosphere  weather  meteorology  vision  photos  rainbow  clouds 
april 2015 by tsuomela
Homepage | iCyclone.com
"We chase landfalling hurricanes in the USA, Mexico, and across the world, capturing and sharing the experiences via on-the-spot blogging, social media, and action-packed video footage.   No chase turf is too remote, no storm too severe for iCyclone. It’s all part of the game."
weather  storm-chasing  hurricane  diy 
july 2014 by tsuomela
Blizzard Buries New England, Breaks Snowfall Records | Climate Central
"Studies have linked this trend in extreme precipitation events to manmade global warming, since warming increases atmospheric moisture. However, much of the increase in one-day extreme precipitation events during the cold season in the Northeast has taken place in the fall and early spring, rather than February."
weather  climate-change  global-warming  environment  winter  snow  blizzard  regions 
february 2013 by tsuomela
Dark Sky for iPhone and iPad
Dark Sky is a new kind of weather app. It uses state-of-the-art weather forecasting to predict when it will rain or snow — down to the minute — at your exact location, and presents it to you alongside the most beautiful radar visualizations you’ve ever seen.
apps  weather  meteorology  radar  iphone  ipad 
april 2012 by tsuomela
Wind Map
"This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US right now."
data  visualization  weather  meteorology  climate  wind-power  real-time 
march 2012 by tsuomela
NASA - NASA Science Aircraft to Travel the Globe in 2012
"With missions scheduled throughout the year, 2012 is shaping up to be an extraordinary time for NASA’s Airborne Science Program and Earth system science research. Multiple aircraft and specialized instruments will operate in the United States, Europe, Asia and South America this year in support of studies conducted by NASA and the Earth science community, improving scientists' understanding of our planet."
science  nasa  atmosphere  climate  weather  meteorology  aircraft  2012 
february 2012 by tsuomela
STAR CITY SCENE • View topic - Non-meteorologist's guide to meteorology (for NERDS!!!!!!)
Why do they call it meteorology if it's the study of the atmosphere and not the study of space rocks? Because 'meteor' refers to things in the atmosphere called hydrometeors (water vapor, ice, hail) and lithometeors (non-water things - dust, ash, sand) and how they change forms and interact in different ways to rain on your golf game. It's an ungodly communistic Frankenstein-like amalgamation of math, chemistry, physics, geography, intuition, experience, and gut feelings.
meteorology  weather  guide 
february 2012 by tsuomela
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