Earth Now Monthly Climate Digest

This monthly bulletin and animation provides regular and reliable visualizations of world weather and climate events of the previous month using NOAA data. Archives are available from October 2011 to present.

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CIMSS, University of Wisconsin; CICS-MD, University of Maryland; NOAA Vizualization Lab

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Bulletin provides good visualizations that could be returned to on a regular basis for updates as some data will, of course, carry over from one month to the next.

Educator could present this to watch as a class or as homework to introduce ideas.

As several months are generally available, students could be asked to highlight comparisons or variations between the months. Bulletins could also be followed throughout a year to see how events shift over time, allowing predictions by students or narrator/NOAA (such as in the case of ENSO) to be tested.