Cloud Types Video

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.

Dropsondes from NASA Global Hawk video

Video of NASA's Global Hawk robotic aircraft releasing dropsondes.

Dropsondes: Workhorses in Hurricane Forecasting

Video showing dropsondes being released from aircraft and balloons to measure atmospheric properties at various altitudes.

Earth's Global Electric Circuit

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.

Weather Balloon Launch Video

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.