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Description:

This set of animations shows monthly variations in temperature and precipitation for the State of Alaska, which are useful for scientific visualization of long-term patterns across the state's various landscapes, and month-to-month through the seasons. They were created using monthly weather station data and other point measurements (1961-1990) spatially distributed using the Parameter-elevation Regressions on Individual Slopes Model (PRISM) climate mapping system. Users can select two-dimensional movies of temperature or precipitation in large or small file sizes, PowerPoint slide presentations, or 3-D fly-through movies of the same data. A set of links to information on the creation of the animations and the PRISM data modeling system, and to sites with related information, are also included.

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  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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  • Grade 10

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Space Science,Astronomy,Middle School,NSDL,Chemistry,High School,Science,Meteorology,Undergraduate (Lower Division),NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,Higher Education,Atmospheric science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003231222042T,Space sciences,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Physical sciences,Climatology,Physics,Geoscience,Graduate/Professional,Earth science

Language:

English

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