Measuring the Natural Environment / Edition 2 available in Paperback
This new edition has been brought completely up-to-date and expanded considerably. It has five new chapters covering visibility, clouds, lightning, atmospheric composition, and the upper atmosphere. The chapter on barometric pressure has been rewritten and expanded, while the chapter on oceans and polar regions has been split into two separate and expanded chapters. In addition, the final chapterForward Lookhas been rewritten. This volume will be important reading for all professionals involved in pure environmental research or in the day-to-day management of the environment. First Edition Hb (2000): 0-521-57310-6
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
Ian Strangeways is Director of TerraData, a consultancy in meteorological and hydrological instrumentation and data collection. From 1964 to 1989 he was Head of the Instrument and Applied Physics sections at the Institute of Hydrology (Natural Environment Research Council).
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; 1. Basics; 2. Radiation; 3. Temperature; 4. Humidity; 5. Wind; 6. Barometric pressure; 7. Evaporation; 8. Precipitation; 9. Soil moisture and groundwater; 10. Rivers and lakes; 11. Data logging; 12. Telemetry; 13. Visibility; 14. Clouds; 15. Lightning; 16. The upper atmosphere; 17. The oceans; 18. Cold regions; 19. Remote sensing; 20. Atmospheric composition; 21. Forward look; Appendix: abbreviations and acronyms; Index.