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Welcome to Week 2

Welcome to Week 2

This week we continue to look at the weather patterns based in the Mid-Latitudes, still focusing on the UK. In the video, Sylvia outlines this week’s topics and introduces you to:

  • The different types of air masses that impact our weather
  • types of rain that occur within the mid-Latitudes
  • high pressure systems

We’ll also show you a number of simple ways to measure the weather from our experts Janet Barlow, Professor of Environmental Physics, who provides an easy technique to measure wind, and Sylvia demonstrates a technique with measuring the temperature of our surroundings.

Don’t forget, you can also view the figures for Week 2, A-Z glossary, and the course supplement as you go through the week.

Again, the mentor team will be on hand to answer some of your questions, but please remember they may not be able to respond to everyone. For this reason, you may like to ‘Follow’ them by clicking on the links to their Profiles so you can access their responses throughout the course.

If you are mentioning the course on social media, don’t forget to tag your comments with #FLrainorshine and follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

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