Synoptic-Dynamic Meteorology and Weather Analysis and Forecasting: A Tribute to Fred Sanders

Synoptic-Dynamic Meteorology and Weather Analysis and Forecasting: A Tribute to Fred Sanders

ISBN-10:
1878220845
ISBN-13:
9781878220844
Pub. Date:
01/01/2008
Publisher:
American Meteorological Society

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Synoptic-Dynamic Meteorology and Weather Analysis and Forecasting: A Tribute to Fred Sanders

Key scientific research by authors including Kerry Emanuel, Robert Burpee, Edwin Kessler, and Louis Uccellini illustrates the evolution of the fields of synoptic meteorology, weather analysis, forecasting, and climatology. It is published in honor of the late Fred Sanders, emeritus professor of meteorology at MIT, whose influence was vast: he coined the term “bomb” for explosively intensifying winter storms; he established the roles of low-level horizontal confluence and convergence in frontal collapse; and he invented the field of oceanic mesometeorology. This monograph is both an essential tool for educating future weather researchers and a testament to Sanders’s legacy of teaching.

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ISBN-13: 9781878220844
Publisher: American Meteorological Society
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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