Atmosphere Movies

Atmosphere Movies

At the Australian Design Awards in 2011, Edward Linnacre describes his invention that turns water vapor in the air into liquid water on the ground and how useful this could be for farmers.

Exploring different types of clouds
A short introduction to the different types of clouds, where they form in the atmosphere, and their shapes.
Dropsonde Animation from NOAA
Short animated video showing instrument packages called dropsondes being released from an airplane.
NASA's Global Hawk Robotic Research Aircraft
Video of NASA's Global Hawk robotic aircraft releasing dropsondes.
Dropsonde video from NSF/NCAR
Video showing dropsondes being released from aircraft and balloons to measure atmospheric properties at various altitudes.
Global Electric Circuit movie

Our electric atmosphere has a lot more to it than lightning and thunderstorms. Learn about Earth's Global Electric Circuit and its connection to Space Weather.

Greenhouse Effect video - Scott Denning
Professor Scott Denning of Colorado State University explains how greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere warm our planet.
Weather balloon launch
In this video from the U.S. National Weather Service, a scientist explains how weather balloons are used to collect data that improves weather predictions.