Geography 103: Weather
Exercises and Links to Weather Sites
An excellent source
for weather maps is the web site
weather.unisys.com. At this site you
can find surface data, upper level meteorological data, satellite images, radar
data and forecasts for the
source of weather maps and information is the National
Weather Service. By clicking on a
map of the
The Geography Department at CSUN operates weather stations locally. The CSUN weather page is located at http://www.csun.edu/geography/HTML/weather_station.html.
Exercise 1. Current weather at CSUN.
Exercise 2A. Hourly weather records from CSUN: Temperature.
Exercise 2B. Hourly weather records from CSUN: Temperature and solar radiation.
Exercise 2C. Hourly weather records from CSUN: Temperature and relative humidity.
Exercise 3. Reading a weather map
Exercise 4. The 500 mb height chart
Exercise 5. Temperatures, pressures and winds at 18000 ft.
Exercise 6. The 1000 - 500 mb thickness chart.
Exercise 7. An 850 mb temperature chart.
Exercise 8. Winds at 300 mb.
Exercise 9. Surface weather charts.
Exercise 10. Los Angeles weather.
Sounding Exercises How to read, understand and construct a Stuve diagram.
© Helen Cox, 2004.
Last updated Aug 29, 2005.