This comprehensive introduction, complete with free, networkable CD-ROM, integrates climatology and meteorlogy to study the atmosphere. Includes many illustrations and case studies and additional interactive material on the CD-ROM.
Climates and Weather Explained is a comprehensive introduction to the study of the atmosphere integrating climatology and meteorology. Clear explanations of basic principles, concepts and processes are supported by a wealth of highly informative illustrations and a vast array of case studies demonstrating the relevance of weather and climate to everyday life. Focusing particularly on the Southern hemisphere the authors provide fresh insights into topical environmental concerns from global warming and natural hazards to sustainable global population. The textbook is supplemented by a unique interactive Student CD-ROM containing entirely additional material, for practical work and more advanced study. Closely related to each chapter of the book, the Student CD-ROM features: * Over 170 extra 'Notes', 40 illustrations and tables. * Multiple choice, self-assessment and practical exercises. * Extended glossary and key word searching * Hypertext presentation and extensive cross-referencing * A gallery of meteorological photographs in full colour A special Instructors' Resource Pack is also available containing an additional Instuctors'CD-ROM. For further information visit: website address here
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Edward Linacre is a Lecturer in the Department of Geography at the Australian National University. Bart Geerts is a Lecturer in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Table of Contents
Part One: AIR 1. The Atmosphere, PART TWO: ENERGY, 2. Radiation, 3. Temperature, 4.Evaporation, 5. Energy BAlances PART THREE: WATER 6. Humidity, 7. Atmospheric Instability, 8. Clouds, 9. Cloud Processes, 10. Precipitation, 11. Oceans, PART FOUR: WINDS, 12. Global Winds, 13.Synoptic-Scale Winds, 14.Local Winds, PART FIVE: CLIMATES, 15. Weather and Climate Change, 16. Southern Climates, PART SIX: Supplements, 17. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Climates and Weather Explained by Bart Geerts
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