Atmosphere, Weather and Climate / Edition 8

Atmosphere, Weather and Climate / Edition 8

by Roger Barry, Richard Chorley, Richard J. Chorley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415271711

ISBN-13: 9780415271714

Pub. Date: 09/25/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Atmosphere, Weather and Climate presents a comprehensive introduction to weather processes and climatic conditions around the world, their observed changes and projected future trends. This updated and expanded eighth edition of Atmosphere, Weather and Climate will prove invaluable to those studying the earth's atmosphere and world climate, whether

Overview

Atmosphere, Weather and Climate presents a comprehensive introduction to weather processes and climatic conditions around the world, their observed changes and projected future trends. This updated and expanded eighth edition of Atmosphere, Weather and Climate will prove invaluable to those studying the earth's atmosphere and world climate, whether from environmental and earth sciences, geography, ecology, agriculture, hydrology or related disciplinary perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415271714
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/25/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and History of Meteorology and Climatology 2. Atmospheric Composition, Mass and Structure 3. Solar Radiation and the Global Energy Budget 4. Atmospheric Moisture Budget 5. Atmospheric Instability, Cloud Formation and Precipitation Processes 6. Atmospheric Motion: Principles 7. Planetary-Scale Motions in the Atmosphere and Ocean 8. Numerical Models of the General Circulation, Climate and Weather Prediction 9. Mid-Latitude Synoptic Systems 10. Weather and Climate in Temperate and High Latitudes 11. Tropical Weather and Climate 12. Boundary Layer Climates 13. Climate Change

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