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Developed by the Oklahoma Climatological Survey (OCS) research and service facility, in concert with the University of Oklahoma, EXPLORATIONS IN METEORLOGY places a strong emphasis on helping students understand weather and climate by using real meteorological data. The activities in this lab manual require that students tap into the OCS archives of meteorological data in order to complete meteorological exercises. Full-color pictures and data graphs, help students visually understand weather and severe weather topics. The lab manual also challenges students by providing optional questions intended for honors students, making this lab manual appropriate for both introductory and honors meteorology courses.

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Start using real data to get real resultsand learn real quickly! EXPLORATIONS IN METEROLOGY: A LAB MANUAL helps you understand weather and climate by using actual meteorological data. Plus, it's loaded with full-color pictures and graphs that show you visually how both normal and severe weather work. Start getting the grade you need in meteorology lab with EXPLORATIONS IN METEROLOGY: A LAB MANUAL.

Table of Contents

1. North American Geography. 2. The Earth-Atmosphere System. 3. Radiation and Energy Transfer. 4. Daily Temperature Cycle. 5. Relative Humidity and Moisture Advection. 6. Surface Observations. 7. Atmospheric Soundings I: Interpreting A Thermodynamic Diagram. 8. Atmospheric Soundings II: Plotting A Thermodynamic Diagram. 9. Atmospheric Stability. 10. Upper-Air Map Analysis. 11. Air Masses and Fronts. 12. Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, and Drylines. 13. Thunderstorm Development: A Case Study. 14. Hurricane Tracks and Forecasts. 15. Precipitation Type. 16. Weather Forecasting. 17. Climate Statistics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780495010296
Author:
Crawford, Kenneth C.
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Oklahoma, Climatological Survey
Author:
Oklahoma Climatological Survey
Author:
Oklahoma, (Oklahoma Climatological Survey)
Subject:
Weather
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology
Subject:
Meteorology
Subject:
Nature Studies-General
Subject:
General science
Copyright:
Publication Date:
March 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
93 in.

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"Synopsis" by , Start using real data to get real resultsand learn real quickly! EXPLORATIONS IN METEROLOGY: A LAB MANUAL helps you understand weather and climate by using actual meteorological data. Plus, it's loaded with full-color pictures and graphs that show you visually how both normal and severe weather work. Start getting the grade you need in meteorology lab with EXPLORATIONS IN METEROLOGY: A LAB MANUAL.
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