Climate Links

Contemporary climate data, images, and movies

ENSO: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

PDO: National Centers for Environmental Information (NOAA)

Article on the combined effects of the PDO and ENSO

National Weather (Environment Canada)
Today's weather and climate
Animation of global IR for the last 48 hours
Composite animation of last 2 weeks (University of Wisconsin)
UK Met Office animation of surface pressure
Animations of the latest over N. Pacific, N. America, etc. (requires Java)
Real-time data from NASA's Geosynchronous Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES)
Temperature data...Time series for Edmonton available here under "Western Canada"
University of Wisconsin Data and Images
Wildfire Automated Biomass Burning Algorithm project
National Weather Service (USA)
Visible Earth: NASA's searchable directory of images, visualizations, and animations of the Earth
Climate Diagnostics Center (USA)
Interactive World Ocean Atlas, 1994
Interactive Weather Information Network (USA)

Climate data archives and prediction

Meteorological Service of Canada's Data Archives (MSC)
Government of Canada Climate Change Site
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Global Warming Potential of Greenhouse Gases
Climate Prediction Center (USA)
International Research Institute for Climate Prediction
CLImate VARiability (CLIVAR) home page
National Geophysical Data Center
Sustainable Development Networking Programme (Bangladesh); lots of good graphics
World Resources Institute; lots of maps under the EarthTrends link

The El Nino Southern Oscillation

Weekly ENSO Update
Topex/Poseidon Home Page: Ocean Surface Topography from Space

Population Issues

Six Billion and Beyond. PBS website on poplulation increase
World population counter (for Netscape)
World population counter (Java version)
Did you know? PBS's interesting facts regarding population and environment.
The world at six billion. A UN document on past, present, and future population.

Clouds: Art in the Sky

World Population, Feb. 7, 2003 (9:53 AM): 6,273,290,816