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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.

The content of this issue is rich with articles that cover various topics including "The solar activity grand minimum", "The looks of water in four seasons - Winter", "Nocturnal Jet", "Trajectory analysis on the transport of radioactive substances to Hong Kong arising from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident" and "Radiation contamination monitoring system", etc. Selected Observatory's video clips are also added in this issue.

  New

"Space Weather" - The solar activity grand minimum?
"Weather Phenomena" -
The looks of water in four seasons - Winter
"Weather Phenomena" - Nocturnal Jet
"Radiation" - Trajectory analysis on the transport of radioactive substances to Hong Kong arising from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
"Radiation Tidbits" - Radiation contamination monitoring system
"Observatory's Blog" - On the abolishment of leap seconds
"Observatory's Blog" - The reality of the inconvenient truth
"Observatory's Blog" - Mindset
"Weather Phenomena" - Weather Forecasting Glossary
"Weather Phenomena" - Glossary of Some Meteorological Terms
"The Observatory's YouTube video collection" - Nephoscope (09/03/2012, in Cantonese only)
"The Observatory's YouTube video collection" - The rules of a leap year for solar calendars (24/02/2012, in Cantonese only)
"The Observatory's YouTube video collection" - The release of Observatory's earthquake information (17/02/2012, in Cantonese only)
"The Observatory's YouTube video collection" - The Observatory's Educational Resources Webpage (10/02/2012, in Cantonese only)
The Observatory promotes popular science articles via Weibo and Twitter
 

  Information by Topics

Meteorology
Radiation
Geomagnetism, Earthquake and Astronomy
Space Weather
Nature's Wonders - Their Science Explained
Courses and Activities for the Public
The Observatory's YouTube video collection
Observatory's Blog
Observatory Publications
 

  Weather Forecast

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.
 

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