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HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources
  Issue No.20 (December 2008) feedback
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Introduction:

The HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources is published on-line every three months. It covers in layman terms various interesting topics related to weather phenomena and popular science, as well as new science and technology developments including those at the Observatory. We welcome your views and suggestions.

In this issue, we have started yet another new series - "UV radiation".

  New
item "Nature's wonder" - What have earthquakes to do with the Earths climate?
item "Nature's wonder" - How deep is the Earth and what is at its centre?
item "What You Need to Know about Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation" series -
Episode One: Harmful and Beneficial Effects of UV Radiation
item "The Science of Thunder and Lightning" series -
Episode Three: Why does lightning always come before thunder?
item "Tropical cyclone basics" series -
Extra-tropical Cyclone vs Tropical Cyclone
item "Weather and special phenomena in the Antarctic" series - What is Sastrugi?
item "Observation of Weather" - Beaufort Wind Scale explained
item "Radiation_Tidbit" - How to determine the age of an antique without using C-14 dating?
item Weather Buoy Launched for the Hong Kong 2009 East Asian Games
item Where did today's air come from? - "Backward Trajectory Map" launched
item Weather Wizard gadget - new version launched
item The 18th e-Bulletin for the aviation community released
item The Observatory supports Hong Kong Polytechnic University's General Education Course-"Climate and the Environment"
item Reaching out to South America and Africa
item Crowds attracted to Science in Public Service fun fair 2008 (14-16 November)
item Public Course on "Weather Observations" (October 2008)
item The Observatory giving a windshear lecture in the Mainland
item Hong Kong Observatory holds attachments on typhoon and severe weather forecasting for colleagues from Malaysia and Viet Nam
item Support for the Hong Kong Olympic and Paralympic Equestrian Events - A Great Success
item HKO organises training course on city forecasts
item Regional Climate of Hong Kong webpage launched
item Community Weather Information Network celebrates first anniversary
item More real-time weather photos from Hong Kong Observatory
item Observatory launches Pearl River Delta region rainfall nowcast product
 
  Information by Topics
item Meteorology
item Radiation, Earthquake and Astronomy
item Space Weather
item Nature's Wonders - Their Science Explained
item Training Courses and Activities for the Public
item Observatory Publications
 
  Weather Forecast
item Local Weather Forecast
item 7-day Weather Forecast for Hong Kong
item World Weather Information Service - A World Meteorological Organization web site, developed by the Observatory, providing official city forecasts and climatological information issued by various National Meteorological and Hydrological Services.
item Severe Weather Information Centre - A World Meteorological Organization web site, developed by the Observatory, providing official Tropical Cyclone warnings and advisories issued by various National Meteorological and Hydrological Services.
 
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item Press here.

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