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Links for PGCE Weather and Climate Day 2024

Introduction

http://wow.metoffice.gov.uk 

First Talk

http://earth.nullschool.net – current air flow and temperature

https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4285  – current global precipitation

Can you see the Hadley, Polar and Ferrel cells on http://earth.nullschool.net ?

Global Atmospheric Circulation explained https://youtu.be/fDs9MiHk3G8

Coriolis effect explainer:  https://youtu.be/zH4nrgozVGk 

http://earth.nullschool.net – current air flow

http://geography.uoregon.edu/envchange/clim_animations/gifs/mslpwinds_web.gif 

Nice video explanation from the Met Office https://youtu.be/Lg91eowtfbw

Practical 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ltM3GYNmtQ : a great introduction to air masses involving rugby teams. And a blog post https://www.metlink.org/blog/geography-blog/air-masses/

Second Talk

Passage of a depression https://youtu.be/S8vKGMXE3tQ 

Pop-up Depression

Find the trick in the plughole demonstration https://youtu.be/4IIVfoDuVIw 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/features/35465157 

Practical 2

Passage of a Depression – Animation

Depressions – Identifying Features

Third Talk

https://youtu.be/NLcTSEcbg10?feature=shared   Storm surge explanation

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/learn-about/weather/types-of-weather/storms/weather-bomb

https://www.netweather.tv/charts-and-data/jetstream

Practical 3

What is the Weather

Case Studies

Fourth Talk

The Earth’s Energy Balance – the Basics

https://www.metlink.org/past-climate-changes-module-1/

Past Climate Teaching Resources

A year in the life of Earth’s CO2 https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/5110#media_group_372227

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/17/scientists-trial-cloud-brightening-equipment-to-shade-and-cool-great-barrier-reef

Rubber Ducks: an Unexpected Journey

20. Tropical Cyclones

 

Practical 4

Various contour drawing exercises on https://www.metlink.org/collections-depressions-anticyclones-and-fronts/ 

Final Slides

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/maps-and-charts/surface-pressure/ 

http://www2.wetter3.de/fax.html or http://www.wetterzentrale.de/topkarten/tkfaxbraar.htm 

https://www.netweather.tv/live-weather/radar

https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4285

https://zoom.earth/ or windy.com 

Earth.nullschool.net 

When will it snow?

https://www.metlink.org/teachers/top-10-ideas-teaching-weather

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/come-rain-or-shine 

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