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Meteorology is the scientific study of the atmosphere with a specific focus on weather forecasting. Variables such as temperature, pressure, and water vapor are combined with local, regional, and global geographical information to produce weather predictions for timescales from the next few hours to the next week. Additionally, global patterns of ocean and wind currents and broadscale weather phenomena are studied and incorporated into models predicting local and regional effects.
  • All Met Sat

    Features current weather observations and forecasts from more than 4000 airports (METAR and TAF reports) and more than 3000 weather stations worldwide.

  • American Meteorological Society

    Introduces the organization, affiliations, board and committees, certification program, education, exhibits, meetings, and publications.

  • Citizen Weather Observer Program

    Partnership of private and public sectors which aims to collect and distribute weather data for weather services and homeland security use.

  • Cloudman's Gallery of Clouds

    Cloud photographs, a cloud atlas, cloud history, produced by Dr. John A. Day, former professor emeritis from Linfield College, in Oregon.

  • Clouds 365

    Community site which encourages members to photograph or video clouds every day of the year. Galleries are searchable by time of day or month.

  • Live Weather Images

    Serves as resource for a gallery of weather images, footages, and maps.

  • The Met-Job Site List

    Provides links known to carry job advertisements in meteorology and related disciplines.

  • Sunrise, Sunset Calendars and Local Time

    Provides sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset times for cities around the world, along with the local time.

  • WeatherSpark

    Interactive weather charts from weather stations all across the globe.

  • Wilson Snowflake Bentley

    Provides information about Wilson A. Bentley, "The Snowflake Man" with a collection of snowflake crystal photographs.

  • World Climate

    Contains over 85,000 records of world climate data (historical weather averages) from a wide range of sources.

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