Meteorology Today, Second Canadian Edition, combines the latest in Canadian weather, climate, and Earth science research to introduce students to the atmosphere. This engaging and highly visual text shows students how to observe, calculate, and synthesize information as budding scientists, systematically analyzing meteorological concepts and issues. Specific discussions centre on severe weather systems such as tornadoes, thunderstorms, and hurricanes as well as on everyday elements such as wind, precipitation, condensation, air masses and fronts, and energy and its role in the atmosphere. Events and issues dominating today's news cycles also receive thorough attention and include analysis of drought on the Canadian prairies, flooding in southern Alberta, changing sea ice in the Arctic, recent findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and more. Meteorology Today is a dynamic learning resource packed with self-testing features such as end-of-chapter summaries, key terms, review questions, exercises and problems that take student learning to atmospheric heights.