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Contemporary Climatology By P.J. Robinson

Contemporary Climatology
by P.J. Robinson

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This guide to the nature of the earth's climate presents a synthesis of contemporary scientific ideas about atmospheric circulation, providing the basic factual information and suggesting ways in which this information can be used.
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Contemporary Climatology by P.J. Robinson

Now in its second edition,Climatology continues to provide an up-to-date stimulating and comprehensive guide to the nature of the earth's climate. It presents a synthesis of contemporary scientific ideas about atmospheric circulation.

Topics covered include:
-Energy systems-The hydrological cycle-General circulation, local and regional climate-Application of climate information-Use of satellite observations

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Contemporary Climatology Reviews

'this is an excellent revision of a well-established text that should be welcomed by many students of geography, earth sciences, atmospheric sciences and environmental studies.'
Keith Boucher, Loughborough University, Progress in Physical Geography

Table of Contents

1. The scope and controls of the climate;
2. The Earth's radiation budget;
3. Energy and temperature;
4. Moisture in the atmosphere;
5. Precipitation;
6. Winds and pressure;
7. The general circulation and global climate;
8. Tropical weather and climate;
9. Extra-tropical climates;
10. Local climates;
11. Human interaction with climate;
12. Climates of the past;
13. The future - Climate change, climate models climate impacts

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Contemporary Climatology by P.J. Robinson
P.J. Robinson
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