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Manual of Synoptic Satellite Meteorology - Menu of All Available Conceptual Models
This collection of meteorological tutorials comes from the Central Institute of Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG) in Vienna, Austria. The ZAMG has a broad range of research and publication activities, from daily forecasts to earthquake and geomagnetic research. This collection covers many weather phenomena, explaining behavior and relationships in hyperlinked lessons that feature many diagrams and satellite pictures. General topics include cold fronts, warm fronts, occlusion, baroclinic boundaries, substructures in fronts, cyclogenesis, and many more, each of which is explored at great depth. Linked from the tutorial pages are case studies that examine phenomena on specific days, using observations and satellite imagery.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Case study
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - artistic
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright ZAMG This site appears to have a copyright statement. However, this statement seems to be only accessible in German. Therefore, please consult the site directly for the best interpretation of copyright information. No translation or direct information is provided here.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-002
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: ZAMG - Central Institute of Meteorology and Geodynamics