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The Spring 2011 issue of The Earth Scientist is focused on modernizing seismology education. Thanks to IRIS, you can download this issue for free as a pdf. Print copies are available in our online store.

Poetry and Pictures - Weather

Paintings by French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) are often like snapshots of real life. In this painting of Le Pont des Arts in Paris, France there appears to be two cloud types in the sky: mid-level altocumulus clouds and lower stratocumulus clouds with an elongate shape.
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March

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But just what words?

We'd like to invite you to submit your own poem about this month's featured Weather image. Be as creative and expressive as you can! And check back next month to write another wonderful poem about a weather image.

Howling Clouds
by Sarah, age 14, PA

People looking overhead;
Seeing howling clouds above.
Shades of white, grey, and blue...
Do you see the wolf too?

Clouds are moving in the breeze.
High and wispy like some trees.
Looks like a nice day for a stroll;
Out and about to enjoy nature.

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