Weather: What Forces Affect Our Weather?

This website provides an easy-to-understand look at our weather system. Topics covered include the atmosphere, the water cycle, storms, ice and snow, weather forecasting and Earth's changing climate. There are features on ozone depletion, global warming, El Nino and La Nina. An activity allows users to identify cloud formations associated with tornadoes, complete with photographs. There is also a wind chill calculator.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Ozone depletion, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Hydrologic cycle, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Meteorology:Forecasting, Atmospheric structure and composition, Extreme weather
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Collection
Special Interest: Hazards
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Atmosphere, Climate