WW2010
University of Illinois

WW2010
 
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Online Guides
 
  introduction
 
  meteorology
 
  remote sensing
 
> reading maps
 
  projects, activities

Reading Maps
 
  introduction
 
  utc conversions
 
  temp conversions
 
> surface obs
 
  surface maps
 
  upper air obs

Surface Obs
 
  overview
 
  temperature
 
  weather
 
  dew points
 
  cloud cover
 
  pressure
 
  winds
 
> contours

Contours
 
> introduction
 
  isobars
 
  wind & isobars
 
  isotherms
 
  isodrosotherms
 
  more contouring

User Interface
 
  graphics
> text

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Surface Contours
surface maps


The various contours available for surface images include:

  • isobars (lines of constant pressure)
  • isotherms (lines of constant temperature)
  • isodrosotherms (lines of constant dew point temperature)
This section has been designed to explain what each feature represents and how to interpret them on weather maps.

The Following Options Are Available:

More Extensive Resources Include:




Surface Obs
Terms for using data resources. CD-ROM available.
Credits and Acknowledgments for WW2010.
Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) at
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

isobars