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HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources
  Issue No.22 (June 2009) 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 developments in science and technology including those at the Observatory. We welcome your views and suggestions.

In this issue, there are three articles related to tropical cyclones. They respectively elucidate (i) the new tropical cyclone classification, (ii) storm surge, and (iii) influence of tropical cyclones on visibility in Hong Kong.

  New
item "Nature's Wonder" - The double-edged ozone and climate change
item "What You Need to Know about Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation" series -
Episode three: Sun protective clothing for summer
item "Clouds in Hong Kong" series - 2. Stratocumulus cloud in summertime
item "The Science of Thunder and Lightning" series -
Episode Five: What is a dry thunderstorm?
item "Tropical Cyclone Basics" series - Tropical cyclone classification
item Influence of tropical cyclones on visibility in Hong Kong
item The Storm Surge brought by Typhoon Hagupit
item Space weather and polar flights
item "Radiation Tidbit" - Inexhaustible supply of nuclear energy
item Facelift for Observatory's ultraviolet information webpage
item CUHK and the Hong Kong Observatory release results of study on relationship between weather and influenza activity in Hong Kong
item Observatory launches new temperature station in Stanley
item Observatory enhances lightning alert service
item Weather goes Wi-Fi
item Accreditation milestone for Observatory Radiation Laboratory
item The Observatory adds real-time weather photos overlooking northern Lantau
item Climate Change FAQs
item "Hong Kong Community Weather Information Network" enhancing weather information (2 June 2009)
item KML file showing epicentre included in the earthquake information web page
item A million "Weather Wizard" a day (hit rate)
item Hong Kong Observatory contributes to the determination of the coordinated universal time
item The Observatory's first patented invention
item More the better - new members joining the World Weather Information Service
item Observatory's staff interviewed by China Meteorological News
item Climate change and the sinking of the Titanic
item TRCG Technical Forum at Jeju
item Observatory takes lead in writing article on aviation meteorology for WMO
item Young School Reporters visited the Observatory
item 10th anniversary of Hong Kong Observatory and Civil Aviation Administration of China signing memorandum on co-operation
item The Observatory awarded in 2008 "Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence" Competition
 
  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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