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Welcome to the DC WeatherFest Coalition - Explore the Wonders of Weather, Ocean, and Climate




The DC WeatherFest Coalition is a partnership of scientific societies, government, education, and private industry – providing a well-rounded look at weather, water, and climate. Our group presented the "WeatherFest" track at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, DC in October 2010.

The following are some resources for students, families, and teachers to help guide exploration of these sciences, and a potential career.


Scientific Societies

American Meteorological Society
Resource page for students - info about colleges, scholarships, and careers!
Educational materials for K-12 and college-level classrooms
Washington, DC Chapter of the AMS

American Geophysical Union
What do Earth and space scientists do?

Alliance for Climate Education
Learn about students action teams and do one thing! to help the environment

American Society of Limnology and Oceangraphy
Aquatic science education resources

National Earth Science Teachers Association
Geoscience fun!

National Weather Association
Support to operational meteorologists

Government

Federal Aviation Administration - NextGen Integration & Implementation
General information about NextGen
Jobs at FAA

NASA
NASA educational resources for students

NOAA
NOAA Education resources

NOAA Chesapeake Bay
Education about the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem

National Weather Service
Weather education and outreach

Education

George Mason University
Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Earth Sciences

Howard University
NOAA Center for Atmospheric Sciences at Howard University

Johns Hopkins University
Earth and Planetary Science homepage
M.S. Energy Policy and Climate page

University of Maryland
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Companies that Support Weather, Water, and Climate Services

CSC
Services for the environment and natural resources

How The WeatherWorks
Weather educational services and weather camps for kids

ITT
Climate and environmental monitoring

Lockheed Martin
Energy, Environment, Safety & Health initiatives

Midland Radio
Weather Radios with information direct from NWS forecast offices

Noblis
Center for Sustainability: Earth, energy, and climate

Raytheon
Math and science education

TBD
Washington, DC Current Weather Conditions and Forecast

WeatherBug - AWS Convergence Technologies
Educational partnerships and live, local weather across the US

WJLA/ABC 7
ABC StormWatch 7 Weather Blog

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