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HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources
  Issue No.26 (June 2010) 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 developments in new science and technology related to the Observatory's service. We welcome your views and suggestions.

The content of this issue is greatly enhanced, covering weather and natural science. For example, the "Director's Blog" containing many articles full of insights and outstanding opinions is added. The "Observatory's YouTube video collection" gathering a lot of videos is also added, which introduces weekly weather of Hong Kong, the Observatory's services and weather phenomenon. The content of this issue is very rich. We hope you enjoy reading the articles in this bulletin. 

  New
item Director's Blog
item The Observatory's YouTube video collection
item "Space Weather" - The relationship between sunspot activity and the reversal of the sun's magnetic polarity
item "Nature's Wonder" - Do we get sunburned on a cloudy day?
item "Clouds in Hong Kong" series -
The classification and nomenclature of clouds (1)
item "Tropical Cyclone Basics" series -
Tracking of tropical cyclones (1)
item "Weather Phenomena" -
Meteorology Basics: Convergence and Divergence
item "Weather Phenomena" -
The Looks of Water in Four Seasons - Spring
item "Radiation Tidbit" -
Global Nuclear Power Usage and the Development Trend in China
item "Radiation Tidbit" - Radon
item The Observatory adds more real-time weather photos ( 9 June 2010 )
item Observatory launches Star Ferry wind information service ( 12 May 2010 )
item Future version of World Weather Information Service website launched today ( 29 April 2010 )
item Precautions urged during rainy and tropical cyclone season ( 27 April 2010 )
item Direct and diffuse solar radiation information added to Observatory's website ( 1 April 2010 )
item Rainfall Nowcast for the Pearl River Delta Region Webpage Revamped
item Hong Kong Observatory was commended for its contribution to the no-barrier service (8 Jun 2010)
item Astronomical Photo Album: Star Trails (4 Jun 2010)
item New Climatological Information Service Webpage (27 May 2010)
item Facelift for the Observatory's Climate Change Webpage (25 May 2010)
item Enhancement of Observatory's Webpage on El Nino and La Nina (24 May 2010)
item Astronomical Photo Album: Meteor Showers
item Hong Kong Po Shan Seismograph Station Joins Global Seismographic Network (5 May 2010)
item User Guide on "Lightning Alert Service" for managers of outdoor activity venues (5 May 2010)
item Astronomical Photo Album on the Web (12 April 2010)
item Assistant Director Attended WMO Executive Council Meeting (21.6.2010)
item Dr Lee Boon-ying lectured at Shanghai and Nanjing for the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) (20.5.2010)
item The Observatory rendering full support to the "Dragonair Aviation Certificate Programme 2010" (19.5.2010)
 
  Information by Topics
item Meteorology
item Radiation
item Geomagnetism, Earthquake and Astronomy
item Space Weather
item Nature's Wonders - Their Science Explained
item Courses and Activities for the Public
item Weather Observations and Public Weather Services
item The Observatory's YouTube video collection
item Director's Blog
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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