Other Online Resources

Climate Modeling Centers

Met Office: Climate Change (Hadley Centre) (Strongly Recommended)
URL: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/research/hadleycentre/index.html

A world class climate modeling center in England. They do climate modeling at both the global and regional level, sometimes with a special emphasis upon Europe and the UK. One of their BAU projections included a high probability that the Amazon River Basin will eventually become a desert.

The History of Climatology

Climate Change: The Discovery of Global Warming (Highly Recommended)
URL: http://www.aip.org/history/climate/index.html

An extensive website from which to learn about climatology and its history, including key scientists, discoveries and events which have shaped our understanding of our world.

Online Climate Models

ChooseClimate: Interactive Java Climate Model (Highly Recommended)
URL: http://jcm.chooseclimate.org

Well-documented. Gives the user the chance to modify a variety of variables and explore a wide variety of the effects upon the simulated climate as it evolves over time. Introductory and advanced models are available.

Sites on the Cryosphere

State of the Cryosphere (Strongly Recommended)
URL: http://nsidc.org/sotc

A website belonging to the National Snow and Ice Data Center. Perhaps not as major or as up-to-date as one might expect, this website is nevertheless well educational and well worth visiting. The information is often hard-hitting, particularly with respect to glaciers. They have also made available KMZ files for use with Google Earth.

News on the Climate and Environment

Environment News Service (ENS) (Recommended)
URL: http://www.ens-newswire.com

ClimateWire (Strongly Recommended)
URL: http://www.climatewire.org

The Politics of Climate Science

ClimateScienceWatch (Strongly Recommended)
URL: http://www.climatesciencewatch.org

Their motto is "Promoting integrity in the use of climate science in government."

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