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Student Activities: Data Collection Instructions
Download and print the measurement procedures and data collection sheet below.

Weather Watch Field Data (PDF)
Weather Watch Procedures (PDF)
S'Cool Cloud ID (PDF)
S'Cool: Online Cloud Chart  →

SON Tutorial Pages
National Weather Service
WW2010 Surface Data
National Weather Service Radar
Global Hydrology and Climate Center
WW2010 Satellite Products

Live Data: Weather Stations
National Weather Service  →
NWS Weather Data by State  →
WW2010 Surface Data  →
NWS Radar Images  →

Live Data: Satellites
Global Hydrology and Climate Center  →
WW2010 Satellite Products  →

Related Resources
National Snow and Ice Data Center  →
NOAA's Winter Weather Basics  →
S'Cool: Online Cloud-type Tutorial  →
NOAA's Storm Tracker Tool  →
Ancient Observatories Timeless Knowledge  →
WW2020 Online Guides  →
GLOBE Web site  →
Earth Observatory Web Site  →
Weather Instrument Shelter  →
NWS Doppler Radar: Introduction  →
WW2010 Project Web Site  →
Universal Time Conversion Table  →
WW2010 Project Tutorials:
   Infrared Imagery  →
   Enhanced Infrared Imagery  →
   Visible Imagery  →
   Water Vapor Imagery  →
   Pressure, Infrared Satellite, Wind  →
   Interpreting Surface Observation Symbols  →
WW2010 Online Guides  →
GOES Project Web Site  →
NOAA Web Site  →
GHCC Images Tutorial  →
GHCC Animation Usage Tips  →


Student Activities: Data Collection Instructions
Download and print the procedures for making critical measurements of falling snow and data collection sheets below.

Snowflake Background Science (PDF)
Basic Snowflake ID Procedures (PDF)
Basic Snowflake ID Field Data (PDF)
Snow Accumulation Procedures (PDF)
Snow Accumulation Field Data (PDF)
Snowflake Shape & Size Identification Procedures (PDF)
Snowflake Shape & Size Field Data (PDF)
Weather Watch Field Data Sheet (PDF)

SON Tutorial Pages
NOAA Snowfall and Snow Depth
SNOTEL Western States Snow Data
NOAA Archive
NASA Enhanced GOES IR
WW2010 Enhanced GOES IR

Live Data: Weather Stations
NOAA Snowfall and Snowdepth  →
SNOTEL Western States Snow Data  →
NOAA Monthly Snowfall  →
NOAA Snowfall Archive  →

Live Data: Satellites
NASA Enhanced GOES East IR  →
NASA Enhanced GOES West IR  →
WW2010 Enhanced GOES IR  →

Related Resources
Basic Snowflake Forms (PDF)
International Classification System (PDF)
Nakaya's Classification System (PDF)
Magono & Lee Classification System (PDF)
A Snowflake Primer (Web)  →
Universal Time Conversion Table  →
WW2010 Project Tutorials:
   Infrared Imagery  →
   Enhanced Infrared Imagery  →
   Visible Imagery  →
   Water Vapor Imagery  →
   Pressure, Infrared Satellite, Wind  →
   Interpreting Surface Observation Symbols  →
WW2010 Online Guides  →
National Climatic Data Center  →
NOAA Snowfall and Snow Depth Maps  →
GHCC Images Tutorial  →
GHCC Animation Usage Tips  →


Student Activities: Data Collection Instructions
Download and print the procedures for making critical measurements of snow pits and ice cores, and data collection sheets.

Weather Watch Field Data Sheet (PDF)
Snow Pit Procedures (PDF)
Snow Pit Field Data (PDF)
Ice Core Procedures (PDF)
Ice Core Field Data (PDF)

SON Tutorial Pages
NOAA National Snow Analysis
NOAA Interactive Snow Information
SNOTEL Western States Snow Data
NOAA Snowfall and Snow Depth
NOAA Daily Snow Cover Analysis

Live Data: Weather Stations
NOAA National Snow Analysis  →
NOAA Interactive Snow Information  →
SNOTEL Western States Snow Data  →
NOAA Snowfall and Snowdepth  →

Live Data: Satellites
NOAA Daily Snow Cover Analysis  →

Related Resources
MUC Code Table (PDF)
Greenland Ice Sheet Project 2  →
Snow Pit Protocol Video  →
Ice Core Thin Sectioning Video  →
University of Colorado, Snow Pit Web site  →
National Climatic Data Center  →
GOES POES Program Web site  →
Earth Observatory Web site  →


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