Cengage Advantage Books: Meteorology Today / Edition 10

Cengage Advantage Books: Meteorology Today / Edition 10

by C. Donald Ahrens
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111990824

ISBN-13: 9781111990824

Pub. Date: 06/04/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Cengage Learning's METEOROLOGY TODAY brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools along with market leading text content for introductory meteorology courses. Whether you use a traditional printed text or all digital Meteorology Today CourseMate alternative, it's never been easier to better understand the underlying…  See more details below

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Cengage Learning's METEOROLOGY TODAY brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools along with market leading text content for introductory meteorology courses. Whether you use a traditional printed text or all digital Meteorology Today CourseMate alternative, it's never been easier to better understand the underlying principles of meteorology and appreciate the dynamic nature of the inevitable weather phenomena that continually influence our lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111990824
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/04/2012
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


1. The Earth and its Atmosphere. 2. Energy: Warming the Earth and the Atmosphere. 3. Seasonal and Daily Temperatures. 4. Atmospheric Humidity. 5. Condensation: Dew, Fog, and Clouds. 6. Stability and Cloud Development. 7. Precipitation. 8. Air Pressure and Winds. 9. Wind: Small-Scale and Local Systems. 10. Wind: Global Systems. 11. Air Masses and Fronts. 12. Middle-Latitude Cyclones. 13. Weather Forecasting. 14. Thunderstorms and Tornadoes. 15. Hurricanes. 16. The Earth's Changing Climate. 17. Global Climate. 18. Air Pollution. 19. Light, Color, and Atmospheric Optics. Appendix A: Units, Conversions, Abbreviations, and Equations. Appendix B: Weather Symbols and the Station Model. Appendix C: Beaufort Wind Scale. Appendix D: Humidity and Dew-Point Tables. Appendix E: Instant Weather Forecast Chart. Appendix F: Changing GMT and UTC to Local Time. Appendix G: Average Annual Global Precipitation. Appendix H: Standard Atmosphere. Appendix I: Hurricane Tracking Chart. Appendix J: Adiabatic Chart.

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