Antarctica: Challenging Forecasts for a Challenging Environment

Antarctica: Challenging Forecasts for a Challenging Environment
    • Languages: English
    • Publish Date: 2007-08-14
    • Skill Level: 1
    • Completion Time: 1.25 - 1.50 h
    • Includes Audio: yes
    • Required Plugins: Flash
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1. Give the general audience a basic understanding of the uniqueness of Antarctica. 2. Give prospective Antarctic forecasters or meteorology students an understanding of the challenges in forecasting weather in Antarctica. 3. Provide students an overview of the tools used to monitor and forecast Antarctica’s weather. 4. Describe the connection of Antarctica with the rest of the earth’s climate system and the research that seeks to discover how it influences that system.