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  1. 1. Web 2.0 Applications of Meteorology Matthew Bedard
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>What is Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Why weather? </li></ul><ul><li>How can this be done? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is doing it now? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Lots of explanations out there. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LzQIUANnHc </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why Weather?
  5. 5. How can this be done? <ul><li>Develop a community of users </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage WordPress, Google Maps, and other technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>Large store-house for data </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who is doing this now? <ul><li>Weather Underground </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Weather Stations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive Maps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AccuWeather.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Forums and Photo/Video Gallery </li></ul></ul><ul><li>National Weather Service (sort of) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperative Observer Program </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. References <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessed: 12/9/2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://vortex.plymouth.edu </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/coop/become.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.accuweather.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wunderground.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =0LzQIUANnHc </li></ul>

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