Understanding Weather and Climate
Edition: 5th 2010
List price: $148.00
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Description: This book applies qualitative reasoning and appeal to everyday occurrences to understand atmospheric behavior. Accompanying software illustrates concepts with animated and narrated tutorials, along with video footage of atmospheric phenomena. Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere; Solar Radiation and the Seasons; Energy Balance and Temperature; Atmospheric Pressure and Wind; Atmospheric Moisture; Cloud Development and Forms; Precipitation Processes. Atmospheric Circulation and Pressure Distributions; Air Masses and Fronts; Mid-Latitude Cyclones; Lightning, Thunder, and Tornadoes; Tropical Storms and Hurricanes; Weather Forecasting and Analysis; Human Effects: Air Pollution and Heat Islands; Earth's Climates; Climate Changes: Past and Future; Atmospheric Optics. A useful reference for anyone who wants to learn more about Earthrsquo;s climate and weather.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $148.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/13/2009
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
|Energy and Mass|
|Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere|
|Solar Radiation and the Seasons|
|Energy Balance and Temperature|
|Atmospheric Pressure and Wind|
|Water in the Atmosphere|
|Cloud Development and Forms|
|Distribution and Movement of Air|
|Atmospheric Circulation and Pressure Distributions|
|Air Masses and Fronts|
|Lightning, Thunder, and Tornadoes|
|Tropical Storms and Hurricanes|
|Human Activities and Special Topics|
|Weather Forecasting and Analysis|
|Human Effects: Air Pollution and Heat Islands|
|Current, Past and Future Climates|
|Climate Changes: Past and Future|
|Special Topics and Appendices|
|Unit of Measurement and Conversions|
|The Standard Atmosphere|
|Weather Map Symbols|