Explorations in Meteorology: A Lab Manual / Edition 1

Explorations in Meteorology: A Lab Manual / Edition 1

by Oklahoma Climatological Survey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495010294

ISBN-13: 9780495010296

Pub. Date: 03/09/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Developed by the Oklahoma Climatological Survey (OCS) research and service facility, in concert with the University of Oklahoma, EXPLORATIONS IN METEORLOGY places a strong emphasis on helping students understand weather and climate by using real meteorological data. The activities in this lab manual require that students tap into the OCS archives of meteorological…  See more details below

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Developed by the Oklahoma Climatological Survey (OCS) research and service facility, in concert with the University of Oklahoma, EXPLORATIONS IN METEORLOGY places a strong emphasis on helping students understand weather and climate by using real meteorological data. The activities in this lab manual require that students tap into the OCS archives of meteorological data in order to complete meteorological exercises. Full-color pictures and data graphs, help students visually understand weather and severe weather topics. The lab manual also challenges students by providing optional questions intended for honors students, making this lab manual appropriate for both introductory and honors meteorology courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495010296
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/09/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
401,965
Product dimensions:
10.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents


1. North American Geography. 2. The Earth-Atmosphere System. 3. Radiation and Energy Transfer. 4. Daily Temperature Cycle. 5. Relative Humidity and Moisture Advection. 6. Surface Observations. 7. Atmospheric Soundings I: Interpreting A Thermodynamic Diagram. 8. Atmospheric Soundings II: Plotting A Thermodynamic Diagram. 9. Atmospheric Stability. 10. Upper-Air Map Analysis. 11. Air Masses and Fronts. 12. Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, and Drylines. 13. Thunderstorm Development: A Case Study. 14. Hurricane Tracks and Forecasts. 15. Precipitation Type. 16. Weather Forecasting. 17. Climate Statistics.

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