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Subject: Meteorology FAQ Part 2/7: Sources of weather data
This article was archived around: 21 May 2006 04:23:36 GMT
Last-modified: 1 March 2000
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There are 7 documents in this FAQ series:
Meteorology FAQ Part 1/7: Intro
Meteorology FAQ Part 2/7: Sources of weather data <===
Meteorology FAQ Part 3/7: Sources of research data
Meteorology FAQ Part 4/7: Sources of CD-ROMs
Meteorology FAQ Part 5/7: Internet resources
Meteorology FAQ Part 6/7: Print and other resources
Meteorology FAQ Part 7/7: List of State Climatologists
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Subject: 1) Table of contents
1) Table of contents
3) Collections of weather data links
4) US Regional Climate Centers
5) US State Climatologists
Each (major) section has a "Subject:" line, so you can search on the
subject title above to find the section quickly.
Subject: 2) Overview
This section used to contain weather data: satellite images,
forecast maps, soundings, and so on. However, with the proliferation
of many great sites which present lists of weather links, I've decided
to remove this section and replace it with a list of a few of these
comprehensive sites from which you can obtain many others. This will
let me focus on the research data portions of the FAQ which are
more important and interesting to me professionally.
For weather related software, see the research data section (part 3).
I may add it here in the future.
Subject: 3) Collections of weather data links
WeatherNet is a big collection of North American weather links, images,
North American weather links including marine and tropical data.
Allentown Weather Center. Links to many weather data sources worldwide
including climate data. Text-browser friendly.
The WWW Virtual Library -- Meteorology. (Formerly at the
Free University of Berlin)
The Weather Spot. Links to many weather pages, organized by type of
data (satellite, severe, forecast, surface, climate, etc.) Mostly US.
The Weather Resource. Links to many weather pages, and to forecasts,
movies, etc. Frames.
The Mining Company weather page has links and reviews of weather
related web pages, plus articles.
Links to European weather sites.
Links to Australian weather sites.
Searchable database of atmospheric science servers.
Subject: 4) US Regional Climate Centers
High Plains RCC
Subject: 5) US State Climatologists
NOAA's official list of US state climatologists.