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    • BBC Climate Change Experiment

    • The BBC Climate Change Experiment was a BOINC project led by Oxford University with several partners including the UK Met Office, the BBC, the Open University and Reading University. It is the Transient coupled model of the Climateprediction.net project. Many participants joined the project with over 120,000 people si ... Read »


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    • Climateprediction.net

    • Climateprediction.net

      Climateprediction.net (CPDN) is a distributed computing project to investigate and reduce uncertainties in climate modelling. It aims to do this by running hundreds of thousands of different models (a large climate ensemble) using the donated idle time of ordinary personal computers, thereby leading to a better underst ... Read »


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    • Distribution of lightning

    • The incidence of individual lightning strikes in any particular place is highly variable, but lightning does have an underlying spatial distribution. In 1997, NASA and National Space Development Agency (NASDA) of Japan launched the first Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS)-equipped satellite to detect and record lightning. ... Read »


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    • EdGCM

    • The Educational Global Climate Model or EdGCM is a fully functional global climate model (GCM) that has been ported for use on desktop computers (Windows PCs and Macs). It operates through a graphical user interface and is integrated with a relational database and scientific visualization utllities, all of which aim at ... Read »


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    • Globe at Night

    • Globe at Night is an international scientific research program that crowdsources measurements of light pollution in the night sky. At set time periods within each year, the project asks people to count the number of stars that they can see from their location and report it to the project's website. The coordinating res ... Read »


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    • GLOBE Program

    • GLOBE Program

      The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program is a worldwide hands-on, primary- and secondary-school-based science and education program focusing on the environment, now active in 112 countries world-wide. It works to promote the teaching and learning of science, enhance environmental ... Read »


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    • National Center for Atmospheric Research

    • NCAR
      National Center for Atmospheric Research

      The US National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR, /ˈɛnkɑːr/) is a US federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) managed by the nonprofit University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) and funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). NCAR has multiple facilities, including the ... Read »


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    • RAF Shinfield Park

    • RAF Shinfield Park was a Royal Air Force administrative site in the south of Reading, Berkshire. In recent years, it became the main Met Office residential training college, now defunct. The Met Office itself is a division of the Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom). The site is adjacent to the west side of the A3 ... Read »


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    • University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

    • The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) is a nonprofit consortium of more than 100 colleges and universities providing research and training in the atmospheric and related sciences. UCAR manages the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and provides additional services to strengthen and sup ... Read »


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    • Weather and Society Integrated Studies

    • Weather and Society Integrated Studies (WAS*IS) is an international movement that is changing the weather enterprise by integrating social science into meteorological research and practice. WAS*IS was formed to build an interdisciplinary community of practitioners, researchers and decision makers collaborating to effec ... Read »


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    • Weather Proof

    • Weather Proof is a non-fiction television series aired on The Weather Channel in the United States hosted by meteorologist Stephanie Abrams, special effects expert Newton Wimer, and narrated by Mark Avery. Weather Proof showcases protection against the weather and life preservation when overtaken by weather. The show c ... Read »


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