Behind today’s advent calendar window is a message of good will from the Zooniverse and the Cyclone Center project. We wanted to give you a varied list of ways in which you can help those affected by super-typhoon Haiyan. To view them, visit the Cyclone Center blog post here

You can of course also help researchers understand these powerful and destructive phenomena by classifying some cyclone data on

This festive season the thoughts of everyone at the Zooniverse and Cyclone Center go out to those who’s lives were touched by this awful tragedy.