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Title: A Comprehensive Glossary of Weather Terms for Storm Spotters
Url: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/oun/?n=spotterglossary
Publisher: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Description: Michael Branick at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) developed this online weather dictionary for local severe storm spotters and groups. "Its purposes are 1) to achieve some level of standardization in the definitions of the terms that are used, and 2) provide a reference from which the meanings of any terms, especially the lesser-used ones, can be found." The website, which is very easy to navigate, provides educational figures of a supercell, line echo wave pattern, and other weather-related phenomena. With its clear definitions, non-meteorologists and novices will find this website helpful.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Climatology and weather -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Dictionaries and encyclopedias
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Nomenclature, terminology, notation, abbreviations
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Meteorology
Geography -- Climatology
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2006
Resource Type: Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Secondary Education
Students
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-12-18 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-07-29 19:52:10 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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Resource URL Clicks: 5
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