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Science Topics

  • Clouds and Climate:   Find out how clouds play a vital role in climate by regulating the Earth's energy balance.
  • Convection:  The secret behind intricate cloud patterns and thunderstorms.
  • Glitter:  How "glitter" can improve weather observations over the ocean.
  • Passive Remote Sensing:  [Flash] Understanding our world through reflected and emitted energy.
  • Raman Scattering:  A simple way to change the color of a laser.

NOAA Posters

Water Cycle
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Atmospheric Rivers
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Related Links

NOAA Education Resources
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