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HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources
  Issue No.28 (December 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 on meteorology, radiation and geophysics. We welcome your views and suggestions.

This issue is rich in content, which takes "Winter monsoon" as the theme. A number of articles are written about related events and phenomena in such topic, including beautiful white frosty scenery at Tai Mo Shan. Some articles written by stages, including "The classification and nomenclature of clouds", "Tropical Cyclone Basics", "Radiation Tidbits", "Meteorology Basics" and "Space weather", continue. The article on space weather discussed the possible effects on the earth's climate by the solar spectral change in a solar cycle. There are also articles written for interesting phenomena on "Nature's Wonders" such as "Supercooling and Superheating" and "Triple rainbow". .

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"Winter monsoon" - A rare spectacular sight of rime in Hong Kong
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"Winter monsoon"
Frost in Hong Kong
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"Winter monsoon"
Fronts and weather
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"Winter monsoon"
Why the winter monsoon in Hong Kong is generally called the northeast monsoon?
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"Winter monsoon"
An abrupt change of weather due to the passage of a severe cold front
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"Winter monsoon" -
The art of Mother Nature - wind, water, landscape
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"Winter monsoon"
Winter monsoon - from the perspective of strong monsoon signal
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"Winter monsoon" -
The northeast monsoon and its effects to the weather of southern China in autumn
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"Weather Phenomena" - The monsoons and climate change
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"Weather Phenomena" - Meteorology basics: Geostrophic wind
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"Space Weather" - The possible effects on earth's climate by the solar spectral change in a solar cycle
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"Nature's Wonders" - Supercooling and superheating

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"The classification and nomenclature of clouds (3)" -
The forms and features of high clouds
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"Tropical Cyclone Basics" series - When should the No. 1 signal be issued
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"Tropical Cyclone Basics" series - Kidney and beach ball
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"Radiation Tidbits" - Ultraviolet radiation at high altitudes
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"Astronomical Photo Album on the Web"

November 2010 : The Ring Nebula, M57
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  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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