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The Observatory's News (2008)

December 2008

HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No.20 (December 2008)
The Hong Kong Observatory launches a new version of the Weather Wizard gadget
"CLIMATE IS CHANGING, ACT NOW !" Exhibition
Activity of "Science in the Public Service" Campaign in December
"Deer in the Box" Exhibition




November 2008

Hong Kong Sea School joins the Community Weather Information Network
Webpage on "Backward Trajectory Map" (Beta version)
Observatory launches Regional Climate of Hong Kong webpage
Hong Kong Community Weather Information Network celebrates first anniversary
Report on Tropical Storm Higos now available




October 2008

Activity of "Science in the Public Service" Campaign in November and December
Report on Typhoon Hagupit now available
The 18th e-Bulletin for the aviation community released
Observatory co-organises the Mountaineering Safety Promotion Day (25-26 October)
More real-time weather photos from Hong Kong Observatory
Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Cosmic Rays and Space Flight (18 October, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
Rainfall Nowcast for the Pearl River Delta Region
Report on Typhoon Nuri now available




September 2008

HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No.19 (September 2008)
Science in the Public Service Fun Fair in November 2008
"Anemometer Design Competition" jointly organized by the Faculty of Engineering of The University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Observatory
Activity of "Science in the Public Service" Campaign in October and November
Tropical Cyclones in 2007 (PDF File)
Training course on "Weather Observation" for the public




August 2008

Recruitment of HKO Guided Tour docent (Chinese only) (PDF File)
Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Weather Observational Systems (30 August, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
Activity of "Science in the Public Service" Campaign in September and October
Director of Observatory holds public lecture 'Weathering the Storms - Evolution of the Hong Kong Observatory' (Cantonese) (23 August, Saturday)
"Science in the Public Service" Campaign in August - free talks on popular science (9 August)




July 2008

Observatory's Exhibition 'Weathering the Storms for 125 Years' Open to Public (23 July - 22 September 2008)
Report on Typhoon Fengshen now available
The 17th e-Bulletin for the aviation community released
Kau Sai Chau Solar Radiation Station
A new series of "Liberal Studies" articles under the "Science in the Public Service" Campaign
Activity of "Science in the Public Service" Campaign in July and August
Talks on Climate Change for Schools




June 2008

HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No.18 (June 2008)
Historical tropical cyclone reports for 1968 to 1986 available
Free talks on "Weather and Everyday Life" for the public
Cooperation between "Science in the Public Service" Campaign and the Hong Kong Economic Times




May 2008

Lightning alert service is location specific
Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Lightning and Thunderstorm (7 June, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
Director's Blog of the Hong Kong Observatory
Electronic version of the Hong Kong Observatory's 120th anniversary book "Weathering the Storm" now available
Report on Typhoon Neoguri now available
New services on Hong Kong Observatory website




April 2008

"Science in the Public Service" Student Project Competition 'Climate Change - What can we do?' Announcement of Results
Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Detecting weather with LIDAR (26 April, Saturday) (Cantonese only)




March 2008

HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No.17 (March 2008)
Launching of Regional Temperature Forecast in Hong Kong (Beta Version) on the Observatory's website
The 16th e-Bulletin for the aviation community released




February 2008

Hong Kong Observatory Celebrates its 125th Anniversary
"Basic Meteorological Knowledge" 2nd print now available
125th Anniversary Open Day (15 - 16 March 2008)
More Grass Temperature Information disseminated by the Hong Kong Observatory
"Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Basics of Tropical Cyclone
(16 February, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
"Science in the Public Service" Student Project Competition Deadline for Project Submission extended to 15 February 2008




January 2008

Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Crystal Ball for Predicting Weather (26 January, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
"Science in the Public Service" Campaign - Open Day of Government Facilities 20 January 2008 (Sunday)
"Science in the Public Service" Student Project Competition and Climate Champions



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