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Bobby Prentice
05-05-2008, 09:40 PM
The NWS JetStream - An Online School for Weather (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/index.htm) is the best online resource for basic weather theory.

Topic Matrix (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/matrix.htm):

<table class="matrix" summary="layout table: JetStream subject matrix" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="2"><caption>
</caption> <tbody><tr class="matrix2"> <th scope="row">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/atmos/images/atmosth.jpg (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/atmos/atmos_intro.htm)</th> <td>Introduction (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/atmos/atmos_intro.htm)</td> <td>Layers
of the
Atmosphere (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/atmos/layers.htm)</td> <td>Air Pressure (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/atmos/pressure.htm)</td> <td>Transfer
of Heat
Energy (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/atmos/heat.htm)</td> <td>Energy
Balance (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/atmos/energy.htm)</td> <td>Hydrologic
Cycle (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/atmos/hydro.htm)</td> <td> </td> <td> </td> <td> </td> <td>
</td> </tr> <tr class="matrix3"> <th scope="row" rowspan="2">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/ocean/images/surfth.jpg (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/ocean/ocean_intro.htm)</th> <td rowspan="2">Introduction (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/ocean/ocean_intro.htm)</td> <td>Layers
of the
Ocean (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/ocean/layers_ocean.htm)</td> <td>Sea Water (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/ocean/seawater.htm)</td> <td>Ocean
Circulations (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/ocean/circulation.htm)</td> <td>Waves (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/ocean/waves.htm)</td> <td>Tides (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/ocean/tides.htm)</td> <td>The Sea
Breeze (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/ocean/seabreezes.htm)</td> <td>The Marine
Layer (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/ocean/marine.htm)</td> <td> </td> <td rowspan="2">
</td> </tr> <tr class="matrix3"> <td>
</td> <td></td> <td></td> <td> </td> <td> </td> <td> </td> <td> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr class="matrix4"> <th scope="row">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/global/images/globalth.jpg (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/global/global_intro.htm)</th> <td>Introduction (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/global/global_intro.htm)</td> <td>Global
Circulations (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/global/circ.htm)</td> <td>Jet Stream (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/global/jet.htm)</td> <td>Climate (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/global/climate.htm)</td> <td>Heat Index (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/global/hi.htm)</td> <td>Wind Chill (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/global/chill.htm)</td> <td> </td> <td> </td> <td> </td> <td>
</td> </tr> <tr class="matrix5"> <th scope="row">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/synoptic/images/synopticth.jpg (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/synoptic/synoptic_intro.htm)</th> <td>Introduction (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/synoptic/synoptic_intro.htm)</td> <td>Clouds (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/synoptic/clouds.htm)</td> <td>Wind (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/synoptic/wind.htm)</td> <td>Air Masses (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/synoptic/airmass.htm)</td> <td>Cyclone Model (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/synoptic/cyclone.htm)</td> <td>Precipitation (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/synoptic/precip.htm)</td> <td>Weather Maps (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/synoptic/wxmaps.htm)</td> <td> </td> <td> </td> <td>
</td> </tr> <tr class="matrix6"> <td>http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tstorms/images/tstrmsth.jpg (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tstorms/tstorms_intro.htm)</td> <td>Introduction (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tstorms/tstorms_intro.htm)</td> <td>Ingredients
for a
Thunderstorm (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tstorms/ingredient.htm)</td> <td>Life Cycle (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tstorms/life.htm)</td> <td>Thunderstorm
Types (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tstorms/tstrmtypes.htm)</td> <td>Thunderstorm Hazards:
Wind (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tstorms/wind.htm)</td> <td>Thunderstorm Hazards:
Tornadoes (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tstorms/tornado.htm)</td> <td>Thunderstorm Hazards:
Hail (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tstorms/hail.htm)</td> <td>Thunderstorm Hazards:
Flash Floods (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tstorms/flood.htm)</td> <td>Staying Ahead of the Storms (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tstorms/ahead.htm)</td> <td>
</td> </tr> <tr class="matrix1"> <th scope="row">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/lightning/images/lightningth.jpg (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/lightning/lightning_intro.htm)</th> <td>Introduction (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/lightning/lightning_intro.htm)</td> <td>Positive and
Negative
Strikes (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/lightning/positive.htm)</td> <td>Sound
of
Thunder (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/lightning/thunder.htm)</td> <td>Lightning
Safety (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/lightning/lightning_safety.htm)</td> <td>Lightning FAQ's (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/lightning/lightning_faq.htm)</td> <td> </td> <td> </td> <td> </td> <td> </td> <td>
</td> </tr> <tr class="matrix2"> <th scope="row">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tropics/images/tropical_wxth.jpg (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tropics/tropics_intro.htm)</th> <td>Introduction (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tropics/tropics_intro.htm)</td> <td>Inter-Tropical
Convergence
Zone (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tropics/itcz.htm)</td> <td colspan="2">Tropical Cyclones:
· Introduction (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tropics/tc.htm) · Hazards (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tropics/tc_hazards.htm)
· Classification (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tropics/tc_classification.htm) · Safety (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tropics/tc_safety.htm)
· Structure (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tropics/tc_structure.htm) · Names (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tropics/tc_names.htm)</td> <td>El Niņo:
ENSO (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tropics/enso.htm)</td> <td>El Niņo:
El Niņo &
La Niņa (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tropics/enso_patterns.htm)</td> <td>El Niņo:
Weather Impacts (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/tropics/enso_impacts.htm)</td> <td> </td> <td> </td> <td>
</td> </tr> <tr class="matrix3"> <th scope="row">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/doppler/images/dopplerth.jpg (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/doppler/doppler_intro.htm)</th> <td>Introduction (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/doppler/doppler_intro.htm)</td> <td>Web Views (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/doppler/webviews.htm)</td> <td>RIDGE (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/doppler/ridge.htm)</td> <td>Radar Images (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/doppler/ridgeimages.htm)</td> <td>Downloading (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/doppler/ridge_download.htm)</td> <td>The GIS(t)
of it All (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/doppler/gis.htm)</td> <td>Radar FAQ's (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/doppler/radarfaq.htm)</td> <td> </td> <td> </td> <td>
</td> </tr> <tr class="matrix4"> <th scope="row">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/remote/images/remoteth.jpg (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/remote/remote_intro.htm)</th> <td>
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