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Climate & Weather Data

Online magazine and reports

El Niño / Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

Polar Regions

Earth Images


Stratospheric Ozone

Global Warming

Science and Public Policy


ATM S 211 Fall Quarter 2004
Climate and Climate Change

Climate & Weather data

UW Atmospheric Sciences weather information

Climates of hundreds of U.S. cities from the Climate Diagnostic Center.

From the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and the Oceans (JISAO) web site:

Western Regional Climate Center web page: Climate statistics (max-min temperatures, precipitation, etc...) for the state of Washington, and for other states in the Western U.S.

Online magazines and reports

CONSEQUENCES online magazine:

Reports to the Nation on Our Changing Planet
A series of reports on the climate system; the ozone shield; El Niño and climate prediction; and on the changing climate.

American Scientist

El Niño / Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

El Niño Theme Page

The Polar Regions

Arctic Theme Page

Antarctic Sun - News about Antarctica

Imagess of Earth

Visible Earth from NASA

Destination Earth NASA

NOAA Photo Library

Paleoclimate (plate tectonics, glaciers, volcanoes)

NOAA Paleoclimate Education and Outreach

Continental Drift Animation

Milankovitch Cycles (Cycles of Earth's orbit)

Stratospheric Ozone
Reports to the Nation on Our Changing Planet: Our ozone shield
Environmental Effects of Ozone depletion (UNEP 1998 Assessment)
NASA Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer

Global warming

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC):
U.S. Global Change Research Information Office (GCRIO)

U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP)

U.S. Climate Change Science Program Vision Report

EPA Global Warming site

Global Warming and the Third World

Online Climate Models

Simple Climate Model by Peter Guest

Simple Climate Model written by the Instructor

Science and public policy

Opinion: environmental advocate groups

Opinion: skeptics

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