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LEVEL 1

brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)

LEVEL 2

provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

LEVEL 3

lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

General Print Resources

Library Resources on Meteorology

Introduction

Welcome to the Marine and Maritime research guide on Meteorology. Meteorology is the scientific study of atmospheric phenomena, particularly of the troposphere and lower stratosphere. Meteorology entails the systematic study of weather and its causes, and provides the basis for weather forecasting. (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2017). 

Weather Systems

TWIG. (n.d.). Weather systems [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www-twig-world-com.db.plcscotch.wa.edu.au/film/weather-systems-1153/

How Meteorology Works

Meteorology

BOM Marine Weather Definitions

Progress of Meteorology in Australia

Meteorological Organisations