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