Browse Weather and Climate Resources

Browse Weather and Climate Resources

NDVI plot of the Earth for June 2004
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For a selected location, the student will investigate possible relationships between the vegetation index, the precipitation, and the surface temperature data over several years' time. Using that information, the student will predict the climate type...
Robbie Hood in an airplane
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This month's NASA Earth Explorer explains what it's like to be face-to-face with one of nature's most powerful storms.
Imagery of climate change including wildfires, dry land, and a hurricane from space
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View the latest data on the vital signs of the planet, including arctic sea ice levels, carbon dioxide, sea levels, global temperature and land ice.
Girl smelling a rose with planet in the corner
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Whether referred to as "global warming" or "climate change," the consequences of the widescale changes currently being observed in Earth's climate system could be considerable.
Climate Change and the Global Ocean
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This video covers the impact that climate change is having on Earth's oceans, and shows how technology is being used by NASA to help us learn how oceans are responding to climate change.
NASA Our World: What is a Hurricane?
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This NASA video segment explains the formation of hurricanes. Go behind the scenes with a meteorologist at the Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia to learn how scientists predict hurricanes and hurricane formation.
NASA Our World: What is Weather
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This NASA video segment focuses on the relationship between weather and climate. Learn how heat, air pressure, winds and moisture work together to produce local weather.
NASA Earth Science: Climate Variability and Change
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This website explores NASA's role in characterizing, understanding and predicting climate variability and change.
TRMM image of a tropical cyclone
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This website offer teachers and their students some background on how NASA is supporting the study of Earth's weather systems. There is a good image of TRMM data being used to understand tropical storms, and links to other websites with additional info.
Palace on a high mountaintop
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In this lesson, weather data from ground-based and satellite observations are analyzed for a real world application -- to plan a high mountain retreat in Tibet.

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