|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||8.62(w) x 10.87(h) x 0.71(d)|
About the Author
Jérôme Patoux earned a Master in Environmental Engineering from the University of Texas, Austin and a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science from the University of Washington. He has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). He has taught undergraduate introductory meteorology for many years, and has been funded by the NSF to develop weather and climate curriculum. He is a former faculty member from the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington, and currently teaches meteorology at the University of Nantes in France.
Table of ContentsPreface; Introduction; 1. Weather variables; 2. Spatial representations of weather data; 3. Our atmosphere: origin, composition, and structure; 4. Heat transfer; 5. Water; 6. Cloud formation; 7. Precipitation; 8. Wind; 9. Global wind systems; 10. Air masses, fronts, and mid-latitude cyclones; 11. Thunderstorms and tornadoes; 12. Hurricanes; 13. Weather forecasting; 14. Air pollution; 15. Climate change and weather; Glossary; Credits; Index.