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How the Weather Works -- General


  1. Learn About the Weather -- an updated and extensive set of pages on common weather topics from the BoM (28/08/00)
  2. Weather teaching kit -- activities, "how-to's" and resources for teachers, based on the Victorian Curriculum Standards Framework. BoM (17/02/02)
  3. Weather and Sport -- the impact of weather on different sporting activities is described, along with weather services for sportspeople. BoM. (17/02/02)
  4. Project Atmosphere Australia Online -- a teacher-developed, online project designed to develop an involvement in meteorology for school communities in Australia and around the world. (08/08/01) 
  5. An comprehensive glossary of weather terms with an Australian focus from WeatherZone. (06/10/02)
  6. A Glossary of weather and climate terms from the BoM (24/05/00)
  7. Another detailed meteorological glossary from David Whiteman, USA (26/05/01) 
  8. The Indigenous Weather Knowledge website. The site, a joint effort by the Indigenous communities, ATSIC, the Bureau of Meteorology, and Monash University’s Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies (CAIS) and School of Geography and Environmental Science, features seasonal weather calendars developed over thousands of years by Indigenous communities across Australia. (13/12/02)
  9. Well organised, detailed and growing notes on Aviation Meteorology for Australia from the Australian Ultralight Federation. (26/05/01)
  10. -- a pot pouri of weather articles and information with an Australian slant. (21/05/00)
  11. USA Today's How the Weather Works (21/03/00)
  12. The sci.geo.meteorology FAQs: A treasure trove of FAQs developed out of the combined wisdom of the earliest weather newsgroup, and a testimony to its founder, Ilana Stern. It covers web, print, CDROM and net resources, sources of weather data, storms, cyclones, satellite imagery, and lots more. So comprehensive has it become that it has its own FAQ about the FAQs! (14/10/00)
  13. About Weather, from A well-organised series of explanations and links about many common weather topics. US-based. (25/09/00)
  14. The Weather Science Hotlist from Franklin Institute Science Museum - links to explanations or demonstrations of hundreds of weather topics (21/03/00)


  1. Online Meteorology Tutorials from the Meteorology Department at Texas A&M University (21/03/00)
  2. Meteorological and Forecasting Tutorials online from the US Marine Corps Weather School. (07/05/00)
  3. Meteorology basics -- lecture notes from UCLA (05/06/00)
  4. Climates and Weather Explained, by Edward Linacre and Bart Geerts. An interesting site which updates the book with case studies and "shorticles" on meteorology and climatology. Some good Australian content. (21/03/00)
  5. The Revolution in the Understanding of Weather - an unusual meteorological textbook written in real time on the web by Oscar Singer (21/03/00)
  6. An assortment of weather articles by Joseph Bar-Tholomai. US based, but some items on southern hemisphere. (07/05/00)