What's in the air?
All kinds of stuff.
Let’s see what we can find.

Air - It's Above us and Around us! An essential and beautiful composite of gases and empty space, interspersed with awe-inspiring storms, dust clouds and other stuff.  Look up way, way up. What do you see?

Thunderstorm at Fort McMurray Alberta
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Surprise! It's our atmosphere. Earth is covered with it. Miles deep in it. It's an essential part of our environment.  We're at the bottom of a light ocean.  

Have a look at this handy physical description found on the web:

Atmosphere definition

What will you find here? All kinds of things…starting with

Weather

For an introduction to the complex subjects of meteorology and air quality, scan the tabs on your left or the detailed lists of topics below. 

Find out how our atmosphere is far more dynamic and substantial than most people think.  That's because it has all kinds intriguing phenomena.

Here, you can catch a glimpse of blue sky, lightning, sunbeams, a cloud or two, perhaps stretching downward towards earth, and even a trail of smoke or many colors. Invisible currents. It's all magnificent.

Maybe you'll find something more threatening, or completely unfamiliar...

I do not mean UFO's here but interesting stuff anyway. Here's your chance to learn a bit of the science behind weather, geography, the meteorological theory. And the technology too.  What kinds of miracles does Nature have for us?

Sounds.
Atmosphere.
Wind.
Rain.
Rainbows. 
Dust. 
Planes.
Storms.

All the things you can see, how about Teddy Bears?

Bear in the Air

Not too often...

It's all good...It's all natural. Or is it?  This website also shows you things we don't want. 

What will you find here? Check this extended list of options.

Pollution

Bad stuff indeed. You might define air pollution as the blending of foreign matter such as gases or particles into the air so that it harms the earth's surface, water and living things.  Sometimes we see fire, smoke and flames...

Contained and controlled
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Sometimes we see traffic and industrial smog and we even detect odours. We worry about long-term effects such as climate change, ozone depletion, air quality and global warming.

There's hope, though...We also talk about solutions.  We can explore jobs and careers in environmental sciences.  Let's have some fun, too:  tell a few jokes, play a game or two and try some activities.  The list below and the fourth & fifth buttons on the left give you a variety of options to explore.  Have fun.

Search for more good stuff.


Check out these descriptions behind this Stuff in the air......The Science of Meteorology - Online

These pages give scientific explanations about weather:

About Radar Images

Radar Antenna and equipment

Physics of Radar Waves

National Radar Problems

Doppler Radar

NOAA and GEOS Satellite Weather

Satellite Photo Resolution

Satellite Wavelengths

Wavelengths used in Weather Satellite Pictures

Multi color Satellite photos

Surface Weather Analysis Maps

Isobars and Atmospheric Pressure Science

Meteorology Terms and Physics Equations

Upper Atmosphere Levels

Jet Streams

Atmospheric Layers

Upper Ridges and Troughs

Upper Atmospheric Currents

Advection

Deformation and Stretching

Vorticity

Prevailing Winds

Weather Instruments

How do Barometers work

Thermometers and Temperature Conversions

Hygrometers – Humidity Meters

Weather Vanes and Anemometers – Wind Speed Instruments

Rain Gauge Info

Aviation Weather

Global Warming

The problem of Global Warming

Effects of Global Warming

These pages have wallpaper and links to atmosphere pictures:

Snow Backgrounds

More Snow Scenery

Pictures of Global Warming

Pics of Water Pollution

Pictures of Storms

These pages describe types of environmental consulting jobs and services available:

Atmospheric Pollution Science

Testing The Quality of our atmosphere

Dispersion Modelling Jobs

Environmental Consulting Services

- Manufacturers

- Energy Clients

- Metal and Mining Clients

- Site Assessment Services

- Pollution and Risk Assessment Services

- Environmental Management Services

- Soil Science

These pages give opportunities to subscribe to my newsletter, Blowin' in the wind:

Science Current Events

Environmental Issue Articles

Education Meteorology

Pollution Professionals

Environmental Professionals

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Descriptions of some of the Stuff in the Air website pages appear below. Check it out.

Stuff in the Air Blog
Stay on top of weather issues. Keep abreast of changes to Stuff in the Air with this air blog. Here you will find the most recent developments about The Science of Meteorology Online.
Sitemap: I will help YOU find it on Stuff in the Air
Need to navigate your way around the Stuff in the Air website? This sitemap should help you find things you want.
Search Engines for Weather - Find what You Need?
Tips for using search engines for weather. Search for stuff in the air.
Air Quality Modelling for your Facility
Air Quality Modelling for industrial sources in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan
Air Quality Testers: Does Your Region need Air Quality Specialists?
What do air quality testers do? How do they do it?
Weather Equipment - Which Instruments have YOU seen?
Brief descriptions of weather equipment and instruments used in weather stations? Weather station equipment for a variety of purposes..
Forecast Map Weather | How do You Use a Map to Forecast Weather?
What good are those complicated weather maps? Introduction to the forecast map weather professionals look at to prepare your local weather forecast.
Chasing Storms | Can you do it on a map?
Use an upper air map to help you when chasing storms. How to figure out where storms will likely occur. Find calm areas, trouble spots, and analyze the flow.
Image Satellite Weather - Do you Understand what you See?
In your broadcast image satellite weather photos, air maps and animations offer better pictures.
Radar Real Time Weather - What's Happening in YOUR Region?
If you look on the radar real time weather shows up for immediate or emergency forecasting. See what's in the the air right now.
Weather Canada - More Variety than YOU Might Think
About the weather Canada gets. Find Canadian forecasts, recent observations and news.
Snow Wallpaper - Find Perfect Snow Photos for your needs
Snow storm photos, amazing winter weather pictures and snow wallpaper to see and copy. See some white air.
Solution Global Warming - Can YOU Live with This One?
Proposed solution global warming problem, Kyoto and air greenhouse gas reduction. How has that been working?
China Air Pollution | Wouldn't you Know it?
Let me tell you about China Air Pollution. It's not pretty, but it's not hopeless either.
Environmental Health and Safety Jobs: Find a good one
Find environmental health and safety jobs in air quality. Check for regulatory, engineering and scientific jobs as well.
Weather Man | Do YOU Need One of These?
The air specialist. The weather man. The Science of Meteorology Online.
SITA privacy policy: Time for the big leagues
SITA Privacy Policy, because you have a right to know what stuff Stuff in the Air does with YOUR stuff.

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Weather including rain, clouds, snow, storms, and wind.  

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