Links to online information about Earth’s largest storms.
- Midlatitude Cyclones segment
- from the online Physical Geography textbook by Michael Pidwirny and Scott Lones. It contains some (annoying) advertisements.
- Mid-latitude cyclones module
- From the North Carolina Climate Office education page.
- Semi-permanent Highs and Lows
- Persistent weather patterns that often influence the intensity and track of midlatitude cyclones.
- William Stafford’s MLC lecture
- Youtube video of a Powerpoint lecture. Quick, engaging, easy to follow.
- Chapter 15 Midlatitude cyclones
- YouTube video (8:20) describing and explaining midlatitude cyclones. Incorporates several videos from other sources. From Stefan Becker’s Youtube channel, which contains numerical videos explaining weather.
The Jet Stream
- The Jet Stream
- from the (U.S.) National Weather Service. Describes the origin of the jet and why it flows eastward.
- Jet Streams
- Also from the North Carolina Climate Office education page.
- A Rough Guide to the Jet Stream
- A detailed, thorough, and fairly long description of what the jet stream is, how it originates, and how it affects weather at the surface. By John Mason, posted at Skeptical Science.
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