HOT ANIMATIONS image (excellent materials for outreach)

image Monsoon, Westerly Wind Bursts, and etc.
Reverse of Wind directions in Indian Ocean and South China Sea during monsoon seasons, westerly wind bursts in western Pacific, Aleutian Low, Horse Latitudes, Roaring Forties, ... were observed by QuikSCAT from January 1 to July 3, 2002. View the animation in QuickTime format in a smaller size (50MB) or in a bigger size (88MB).

image Hawaii Wake
Hawaiian Islands have tail of wind and water, seen by QuikSCAT and TRMM. View the animation in AVI format (20MB). More reseach on Hawaiian Wakes can be found here.

image Catalina Eddy
When gloom blooms in June, is Catalina Eddy the reason for the season? View the animation in MPEG format (6MB) or in QuickTime format (13MB).
More research on Catalina Eddy can be found here.

image Hurricane
The formation, migration, and dissipation of 1999 hurricans were captured by QuickSCAT. View the animation in MPEG format (11MB) or in QuickTime format (15MB). More research on hurricanes can be found here.

image Tropical Instability Waves
Tropical Instability Waves (TIWs) were seen by QuikSCAT and TRMM TMI. View the animation in MPEG format (3MB) or in QuickTime format (5MB).
More research can be found here.