An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology / Edition 4

An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology / Edition 4

by James R. Holton
     
 

This book reflects the full scope of modern dynamic meteorology, while providing a coherent presentation of the fundamentals. The text emphasizes physical principles rather than mathematical elegance.

Features:

  • Presents a cogent explanation of the fundamentals of meteorology.
  • Explains storm dynamics for weather oriented meteorologists.

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Overview

This book reflects the full scope of modern dynamic meteorology, while providing a coherent presentation of the fundamentals. The text emphasizes physical principles rather than mathematical elegance.

Features:

  • Presents a cogent explanation of the fundamentals of meteorology.
  • Explains storm dynamics for weather oriented meteorologists.
  • Discusses climate dynamics and the implications posed for global change.
  • Features a new chapter on mesoscale dynamics.
  • Includes treatments of climate dynamics, tropical meteorology, middle atmosphere dynamics, and numerical prediction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123540157
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
02/01/2004
Series:
International Geophysics Series, #88
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
535
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.18(h) x 1.41(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Basic Conservation Laws
Chapter 3. Elementary Applications of the Basic Equations
Chapter 4. Circulation, Vorticity, and Potential Vorticity
Chapter 5. Atmospheric Oscillations
Chapter 6. Quasi-geostrophic Analysis
Chapter 7. Baroclinic Development
Chapter 8. The Planetary Boundary Layer
Chapter 9. Mesoscale Circulations
Chapter 10. The General Circulation
Chapter 11. Tropical Dynamics
Chapter 12. Middle Atmosphere Dynamics
Chapter 13. Numerical Modeling and Prediction
Appendix A. Useful Constants and Parameters
Appendix B. List of Symbols
Appendix C. Vector Analysis
Appendix D. Moisture Variables
Appendix E. Standard Atmosphere Data
Appendix F. Symmetric Baroclinic Oscillations
Appendix G. Conditional Probability and Likelihood

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