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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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Global Change Master Directory

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National Climatic Data Center (Online Climate Data Directory)

IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library
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NOAA/ESRL/PSD Data Plotting & Analysis Page

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NOAA Drought Information


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National Weather Service—Western Region

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Kids Links- University of Alaska Fairbanks
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Woods Hole Research Center—Beginner’s Guide to Global Warming

Science NetLinks

DLESE: Digital Library for Earth Science Education

National Weather Service for Kids
National Weather Service –Western Region- Education

EPA Climate for Kids

Lamont-Doherty, Columbia University, Climate for Kids

NOAA Climate for Teachers

Extensive annotated listing of Climate-related websites from University of Kentucky

Western Regional Climate Center Educational Resources

El Nino/La Nina Explained

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IPCC Working Group 1 Report FAQ’s
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