Browse Weather and Climate Resources

Browse Weather and Climate Resources

Satellite Meteorology Learning Modules
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Satellite Meteorology learning modules provide scientists and educators with exciting activities and hands-on tools for investigation, inquiry, analysis and stewardship.
Three lightning bolts strike above Washington DC - by Brian Allen
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Part 2 of a 4 part webquest that teaches the basics of precipitation science and technology. Prepares students for the GPM Anime Contest.
Where do Hurricanes get their Energy?
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How do hurricanes get their energy? NASA hurricane scientist Dr. Jeff Halverson explains how hurricanes draw energy from the ocean surface.
Screenshot from water cycle movie
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This animation uses Earth science data from a variety of sensors on NASA Earth observing satellites as well as cartoons to describe Earth's water cycle and the continuous movement of water on, above and below the surface of the Earth.
Rice fields in India
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The Climate Change and Human Health project is designed to provide educators with the resources to engage high school students in critical thinking about climate change and the potential impact on human health across the planet.
Person in the desert
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This website describes a study that is being conducted to understand the complexities of rainfall patterns and their effects on food security and human mobility.
Aerosounde aircraft
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This website explores the technologies used to study and understand tropical cyclones.
The Water Cycle: Steaming the Air
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Explore water vapor in the air in part two of the water cycle series. This second part of our series on the water cycle illustrates the way in which evaporation and winds combine to move water from the ocean to the land.
Multiple Earth's showing different heat visualizations
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Explore the solar heating of the ocean in part one of a series on the water cycle. The animations show multiple views of the solar heating of the oceans, a picture of this first stage of water's cyclical journey from sea to air to land, and back again.
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NASA will dispatch two unmanned aircraft equipped with specialized instruments high above tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean basin. These "severe storm sentinels" will investigate the processes that underlie hurricane formation and intensity change.

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