S3 GEOGRAPHY

World Geography

Map tests on world geographynew2

Map of Pearl River Deltanew2

Map of Hong Kongnew2

Answer to Map Quiz 1new2

Collapsing Slopes

Hong Kong Slope Safety
Landslide reports
Relief along the Chang Jiang
Causes of landslides
Distribution map of mean annual rainfall in Hong Kong
Causes of landslidesnew2 (PowerPoint Slides)
Hong Kong Geographic Datanew2
Major landslides in Hong Kongnew2
Development of hillslopes in Hong Kong & landslide preventionnew2

Investigation reports of various landslides case studiesnew2

Landslides Cases in Hong Kongyoutube

[新聞] 象山巴士總站山泥傾瀉 (16/6/1993)

東涌山泥傾瀉的過程

深灣道山泥傾瀉

觀龍樓山泥傾瀉

蘋果日報 20090726 汶川連日暴雨山泥傾瀉巨石撞斷橋 6死

香港六一八雨災

 

Answers to First Term Testnew2

Weather and Climate

Global warming

PowerPoint Slidesnew2

 

WEATHER ELEMENTS

Measurement of weather elements

    How the Weather Elements are Measured (with short quizzes)

Temperature

    Regional Weather in HK - To know the temperature of different places in Hong Kong.

Precipitation

    Rainfall Distribution Map - To know how much rain is recorded in different locations in Hong Kong.

Pressure

    Introduction to Air Pressure (Part I)

    Introduction to Air Pressure (Part II)

Wind

    The Origin of Wind

Humidity

    Commonly Observed Clouds in Hong Kong (with short quizzes)

 

WEATHER CONDITIONS

    Haze as a result of Northeast Monsoon

    What are "Thunderstorms"?

    Fog Explained

    What is a "Trough"? (in Chinese only)

    Know more about Tropical Cyclones

 

READING WEATHER CHARTS

   

Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA)

Provides both surface and upper-level weather charts. Available in 3-hour intervals.

Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)

Updated 4 times a day at 0, 6, 12 and 18 UTC. Surface details only. Also provides forecast charts of up to 2 days.

Central Weather Bureau (CWB)

Updated twice a day at 0 and 12 UTC. Surface details only. Also provides forecast charts of up to 7 days.

Direcção dos Serviços Meteorológicos e Geofísicos (SMG)

Updated 4 times a day at 0, 6, 12 and 18 UTC. Surface details only.

Weather Chart for 0800 HKT ( With observations )

Weather charts are drawn 4 times a day, at 0, 6, 12 and 21 UTC. Surface details only.

 

 

CLIMATE OF THE WORLD

    World Climate: Weather rainfall and temperature data - WorldClimate.com contains over 85,000 records of world climate data (historical weather averages) from a wide range of sources.

    Climate - The Introduction

 

CLIMATE OF HONG KONG

    Formation of Monsoon (in Chinese only)

    Effects of Winter Monsoon (in Chinese only)

    Severe Weather in Hong Kong - Case Studies

 

OTHER WEATHER STATIONS IN THE WORLD

Hong Kong Weather Watch 香港天氣觀測站

Hong Kong Observatory (HKO)

Central Weather Bureau (CWB)

Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)

Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA)

Weather Underground of Hong Kong

 

Tropical Rain Forest

 

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS

Characteristics of Tropical Rain Forest

Climatic characteristics of Tropical Rain Forest

Deforestation

Importance of TRF

 

 

AMAZON BASIN

OTHER WEBSITES ABOUT TROPICAL RAINFOREST

GIS

Introduction to GIS

Power

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS

Types of power resources

Non-renewable power resources I (coal and oil)

Non-renewable power resources II (nuclear)

Renewable power resources