Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere / Edition 6

Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere / Edition 6

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by C. Donald Ahrens
     
 

This updated and enhanced sixth edition of ESSENTIALS OF METEOROLOGY is written by the widely read and authoritative author in introductory meteorology—Donald Ahrens. Ahrens's ability to explain relatively complicated ideas in a student-friendly, manageable fashion will allow you to easily visualize the principles of meteorology. ESSENTIALS OF METEOROLOGY is

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This updated and enhanced sixth edition of ESSENTIALS OF METEOROLOGY is written by the widely read and authoritative author in introductory meteorology—Donald Ahrens. Ahrens's ability to explain relatively complicated ideas in a student-friendly, manageable fashion will allow you to easily visualize the principles of meteorology. ESSENTIALS OF METEOROLOGY is completely updated with over 250 new images and figures and the latest research and coverage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780840049339
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
320,232
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Earth's Atmosphere. 2. Warming the Earth and the Atmosphere. 3. Air Temperature. 4. Humidity, Condensation, and Clouds. 5. Cloud Development and Precipitation. 6. Air Pressure and Winds. 7. Atmospheric Circulations. 8. Air Masses, Fronts, and Middle Latitude Cyclones. 9. Weather Forecasting. 10. Thunderstorms and Tornadoes. 11. Hurricanes. 12. Global Climate. 13. Global Climate. 14. The Earth's Changing Climate. 15. Light, Color, and Atmospheric Optics.

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