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air : the mixture of invisible odorless tasteless gases (as nitrogen and oxygen) that surrounds the earth (air, 2015) [1]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords
atmosphere : the whole mass of air surrounding the earth (atmosphere, 2015) [2]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords
aeronomy : science that deals with the physics and chemistry of the upper atmosphere of planets (aeronomy, 2015) [3]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords
weather : state of the atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness (weather, 2015) [4]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords
meteorology : science that deals with the atmosphere and its phenomena and especially with weather and weather forecasting (meteorology, 2015) [5]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords
climatology : the science that deals with climates and their phenomena (climatology, 2015) [6]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords
Climatology is the study of climate, scientifically defined as weather conditions averaged over a period of time, and is a branch of the atmospheric sciences. Basic knowledge of climate can be used within shorter term weather forecasting using analog techniques such as the El Niño – Southern Oscillation (ENSO), the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO), the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO), the Northern Annualar Mode (NAM), the Arctic oscillation (AO), the Northern Pacific (NP) Index, the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO), and the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation (IPO). Climate models are used for a variety of purposes from study of the dynamics of the weather and climate system to projections of future climate. (Climatology, 2015) [7]blank.gif Wikipedia

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Meteorology and Climatology (Internet Public Library)
Time & Weather (Internet Public Library)
Dewey 551.5 Meteorology (BUBL LINK)
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  1. ^ air. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air
  2. ^ atmosphere. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atmosphere
  3. ^ aeronomy. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aeronomy
  4. ^ weather. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weather
  5. ^ meteorology. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meteorology
  6. ^ climatology. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/climatology
  7. ^ Climatology. (2015). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climatology