Exercises in Weather and Climate / Edition 4

Exercises in Weather and Climate / Edition 4

by Greg Carbone, Tarbuck Carbone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130167983

ISBN-13: 9780130167989

Pub. Date: 09/08/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

This lab manual features a wide variety of exercises on weather and climate, including interactive Computer Modules that allow readers to explore topics on Earth-Sun geometry, radiation fluxes, measures of moisture, stability, hurricanes, and climate controls topics. Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere. Earth -Sun Geometry. GEOCLOCK. The Surface Energy Budget.

Overview

This lab manual features a wide variety of exercises on weather and climate, including interactive Computer Modules that allow readers to explore topics on Earth-Sun geometry, radiation fluxes, measures of moisture, stability, hurricanes, and climate controls topics. Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere. Earth -Sun Geometry. GEOCLOCK. The Surface Energy Budget. Simulating the Earth's Energy Budget. Atmospheric Moisture. Saturation and Atmospheric Stability. Cloud Droplets and Raindrops. Atmospheric Motion. Weather Map Analysis. Mid-Latitude Cyclones. Thunderstorms and Tornadoes. Hurricanes. Weather Forecasting. Climatic Variability and Change. Simulating Climatic Change. Climatic Controls. Climate Classification. World Climates. For anyone interested in Meterology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130167989
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
09/08/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Preface iii
Software Notes iv
Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere
1(8)
Earth-Sun Geometry
9(18)
GeoClock
27(8)
The Surface Energy Budget
35(12)
Simulating the Earth's Energy Budget
47(10)
Atmospheric Moisture
57(18)
Saturation and Atmospheric Stability
75(14)
Cloud Droplets and Raindrops
89(8)
Atmospheric Motion
97(18)
Weather Map Analysis
115(18)
Mid-Latitude Cyclones
133(16)
Thunderstorms and Tornadoes
149(16)
Hurricanes
165(12)
Climate Controls
177(16)
Climate Classification
193(16)
World Climates
209(2)
Climatic Variability and Change
211(12)
Simulating Climatic Change
223(6)
Appendix A Dimensions and Units 229(10)
Appendix B Earth Measures 239(4)
Appendix C Weather Symbols 243

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