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Meteorology The Atmosphere and the Science of Weather

ISBN-10: 0132667010

ISBN-13: 9780132667012

Edition: 5th 1997

Authors: Joseph M. Moran, Michael D. Moran

List price: $74.00
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Description:

For one-semester, freshman/sophomore-level courses in Weather and Climate, Atmospheric Science, Meteorology, and found in departments of geography, geology, and earth and atmospheric science. Designed for non-science majors with little background in science or mathematics. The text integrates atmospheric aspects of contemporary environmental concerns with traditional coverage of the basics of meteorology/climatology and, at the same time, introduces students to the nature of scientific inquiry and the methodology of science.
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Book details

List price: $74.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/27/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 530
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Atmosphere: Origin, Composition, and Structure
Radiation
Heat and Temperature
Heat Imbalances and Weather
Air Pressure
Humidity and Stability
Dew, Frost, Fog, and Clouds
Precipitation, Weather Modification, and Atmospheric Optics
The Wind
Planetary-Scale Circulation
Air Masses, Fronts, Cyclones, and Anticyclones, Patricia Pauley
Local and Regional Circulation Systems
Thunderstorms
Tornadoes
Hurricanes
Weather Analysis and Forecasting
Air Pollution Meteorology
World Climates
The Climatic Record
Causes of Climatic Variability
Milestones in the History of Atmospheric Science
The Standard Atmosphere
Weather Map Symbols
Weather Extremes
Selected Climatic Data for the United States and Canada
Glossary
Index