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The Electrical Nature of Storms available in Hardcover
Rapid progress during the last twenty years has created a host of new technologies for studying electrical storms, including lightning mapping systems, new radars, satellite sensors, and new ways of measuring electric field and particle charge. This book explains how these advances have revolutionized our understanding. The books provides substantial background material, making it accessible to a broad scientific audience.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press, USA|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)|
Table of Contents
Tutorial: Basic Electricity and Magnetism
1. Overview of the Electrical Nature of the Earth's Atmosphere
2. Electrified Nonthunderstorm Clouds
3. Introduction to the Electrical Nature of Thunderstorms
4. Corona and Point Discharge
7. Observations of the Electrical Characteristics of Thunderstorms: I. General Characteristics
8. Observations of the Electrical Characteristics of Thunderstorms: II. Severe, Winter, and Tropical Storms and Storm Systems
9. Numerical Models of Thunderstorm Electrification
10. Electrical Effects on Cloud Microphysics
Appendix A. Selected Symbols and Definitions
Appendix B. Physical Constants and Conversion Factors