Websites for data, data analysis etc.:

  • Data:


UCAR:
http://www.cgd.ucar.edu/cas/catalog/intro.html (this is a new one, also provides some documentation on data and reanalyses)
http://dss.ucar.edu/ (requires free registration)

NOAA:
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/

NASA satellite data:
http://cdx.jpl.nasa.gov/ (under construction)

NASA A-Train (satellites) data:
http://atrain.nasa.gov/data.php

Hahn and Warren surface-based cloud observations:
http://cdiac.ornl.gov/climate/clouds/clouds_table.html (gridded product updated to 2008 is the first link: NDP-026E)

IPCC models:
http://www.earthsystemgrid.org/ (requires free registration)

CLOUDS obs. for model evaluation (CFMIP) :
http://climserv.ipsl.polytechnique.fr/cfmip-obs/

CERES data (CMIP):
http://ceres.larc.nasa.gov/cmip5_data.php

DATA and MODELS code:
http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/data-sources/#Model_code

http://gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov/KeywordSearch/Keywords.do?Portal=GCMD_Services&KeywordPath=ServiceParameters%7CMODELS&MetadataType=1&lbnode=mdlb1


  • Data Analysis:


NCL:
http://www.ncl.ucar.edu/ (free)

GrADS:
http://www.iges.org/grads/ (free)

  • To find papers, authors:


SCOPUS:
http://www.library.miami.edu/search/eresources/infosheet.php?service_id=541 (free from RSMAS or through myUM outside)

GOOGLE SCHOLAR:
http://scholar.google.com/

  • Websites and Blogs:


IPCC:
http://www.ipcc.ch/

RealClimate:
http://www.realclimate.org/

Cloud photo gallery:
http://www.bluehill.org/Clouds/cloud.html

CMMAP (clouds, climate, weather, climate models)
http://www.cmmap.org/learn/

NASA missions:
http://www.nasa.gov/missions/index.html

Isaac Held's blog:
http://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/blog/isaac-held/

Animations from Tapio Schneider's website:
http://www.gps.caltech.edu/~tapio/animations.html


  • Classes, textbooks online:


Climate dynamics class:
http://www.atmos.washington.edu/~dargan/587/schedule.html

Introduction to Phys. Oceanography:
http://oceanworld.tamu.edu/resources/ocng_textbook/chapter05/chapter05_06.htm