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Weather and Climate
This site features visual resources and supporting data that illustrate the relationship between weather and climate. Resources are divided by topic including climate resources, weather forecasting, warnings and data, and evidence for global warming. Visualizations and data sets include GIS-based animated maps, static maps, simple animations, and links to real-time stream gauge data. This site provides an array of visual resources that help demonstrate the difference between weather and climate and may be incorporated into lectures, labs, or other activities.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Abstract / Summary
  • Services:
    • Clearinghouse
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Climatology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The reuse and dissemination of the material on this site for educational, noncommercial purposes is allowed as long as attribution is retained. To this end, the material on this site is offered under a Creative Commons license, the terms of which are defined at:
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-760
Related resources:
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Mark McCaffrey
NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center