Collect observations of weather conditions for the National Weather Service

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Description

This project collects weather information from the public through a free mobile phone app, mPING. Anyone can use the app to submit a weather observation anonymously. The data then goes into a database at the National Severe Storms Laboratory and is displayed on a map that is accessible to everyone. mPING data is also used to improve weather forecasts.

Additional information

School subject

Citizenship, Science

Student age range

6-12, 12-15, 15-18

Language

English

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