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Exercises in Meteorology

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Publisher Comments:

Highly flexible in format, this basic exercise manual is designed for a wide range of uses, offering balanced coverage of traditional topics and a great variety of practical exercises that vary in rigor and emphasize the use of real data. Supportive text and finely focused study questions are included to both help readers “discover” the meaning and significance of conditions from actual weather/atmospheric data, and to reinforce basic concepts and interrelationships among topics. Discusses traditional topics such as the atmosphere, Earth-sun relationships, solar radiation, climate and climatic analysis, etc. Topics place great emphasis throughout on working with real data. Gives special treatment to the weather map as a basic tool.

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter begins with Exercises and concludes with Review and Study Questions.)

 1. Introduction to Weather and Isopleths.

 2. The Atmosphere.

 3. Earth-Sun Relationships.

 4. Solar Radiation.

 5. Temperature.

 6. Air Pressure.

 7. Wind and the Global Circulation.

 8. Moisture in the Atmosphere.

 9. Atmospheric Stability and Adiabatics.

10. Air Masses, Fronts, and Severe Storms.

11. The Weather Map.

12. Weather Analysis and Forecasting.

13. Climate and Climatic Analysis.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780023932120
Author:
Paul, Robert A.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Subject:
Meteorology
Subject:
Weather
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
Earth Sciences - General
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Physics-Meteorology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
February 1996
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
11 x 8.4 x 0.6 in 644 gr

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History and Social Science » Geography » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Meteorology

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