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Marty Robitaille pilotant un aéroglisseur

Marty Robitaille

Job Title
Hovercraft Captain
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Marty Robitaille

Windy hillside

Weather: Wind

Learn what causes wind and how to measure it.
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Weather: Wind

Weather map of Canada

Weather: Atmospheric Pressure

Learn about the layers of the atmosphere, atmospheric pressure, pressure systems and fronts.
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Weather: Atmospheric Pressure

Soonwoong Kwon | Spécialiste en météorologie tactique (SMT)

Soonwoong Kwon

Job Title
Tactical Weather Specialist (TWS)
Soonwoong Kwon is a Tactical Weather Specialist (TWS) for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), Joint Meteorological Centre (JMT).
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Soonwoong Kwon

Keven Bruce | Tactical Weather Specialist

Keven Bruce

Job Title
Tactical Weather Specialist
Kevin Bruce is a Tactical Weather Specialist for the Canadian Armed Forces.
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Keven Bruce

Holly Wortman | Technicienne en météorologie

Holly Wortman

Job Title
Meteorological Technician
Holly Wortman is a Meteorological Technician for the Canadian Armed Forces.
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Holly Wortman

Alan Bezanson | Instructeur principal en météorologie

Alan Bezanson

Job Title
Senior Meteorological Instructor
Alan Bezanson is a Senior Meteorological Instructor for the Canadian Forces School of Meteorology.
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Alan Bezanson

Cirrus Clouds

Weather: Cirrus Clouds

5 images of cirrus clouds that are wispy or feather-like clouds at high level, made of ice crystals and may indicate an approaching storm
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Weather: Cirrus Clouds

Reporting The Weather

Careers: Meteorologist

4 images of some work that a meteorologist might do such as forecasting the weather and analyzing clouds
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Careers: Meteorologist

Weather Vane

Tools: Weather Instruments

15 images of various instruments such as rain gauges, wind vanes and weather satellites used to inform us about the weather
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Tools: Weather Instruments

Weather Map

Why is the weather so hard to predict?

Meteorologists use computer models to predict the weather. Learn why, despite advances in computer science, meteorologists still get it wrong sometimes.
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Why is the weather so hard to predict?

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Why is it colder in the winter even though the Earth is closer to the Sun?

Learn why we have seasons in this hands on activity.
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Why is it colder in the winter even though the Earth is closer to the Sun?

Stratus Clouds

Weather: Stratus Clouds

5 images of stratus clouds that cover a wide horizontal layer in the sky at low level and are often associated with rain or drizzle
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Weather: Stratus Clouds

Fluffy snow on deciduous tree

Weather: Snow

10 images of some snowflake crystals and some winter scenes with snow
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Weather: Snow