Introducing Meteorology

A Guide to the Weather

Author: Jon Shonk

Publisher: Dunedin Academic Press Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 160

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In many parts of the world the weather forms a daily topic of conversation, In others it hardly changes from one week to the next. However, human life is governed by the weather which affects much of our activity, from farming to fishing and from shopping to holiday-making. Introducing Meteorology has been written to provide a succinct overview of the science of the weather for students and for interested amateurs wanting a topical guide to this complex science. The initial chapters describe the development of the science, the atmosphere and the forces which govern the weather. The author then discusses weather influences at global and local scales before describing the science of weather forecasting. Copiously illustrated, this book is intended for those whose interest in meteorology has been stimulated, perhaps by media coverage of dramatic weather events, and who want to know more. Technical terms are kept to a minimum and are explained in a glossary.

Introducing Meteorology

A Guide to the Weather

Author: Jon Shonk

Publisher: Introducing Earth and Environmental Science

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 160

View: 107

Introducing Meteorology provides a succinct overview of the science of the. The initial chapters describe the development of the science, the atmosphere and the forces which govern the weather. The author then discusses weather influences at global and local scales before describing the science of weather forecasting.

Introducing Meteorology for Tablet devices

A Guide to the Weather

Author: Jon Shonk

Publisher: Dunedin Academic Press Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 160

View: 991

In many parts of the world the weather forms a daily topic of conversation, In others it hardly changes from one week to the next. However, human life is governed by the weather which affects much of our activity, from farming to fishing and from shopping to holiday-making. Introducing Meteorology has been written to provide a succinct overview of the science of the weather for students and for interested amateurs wanting a topical guide to this complex science. The initial chapters describe the development of the science, the atmosphere and the forces which govern the weather. The author then discusses weather influences at global and local scales before describing the science of weather forecasting. Copiously illustrated, this book is intended for those whose interest in meteorology has been stimulated, perhaps by media coverage of dramatic weather events, and who want to know more. Technical terms are kept to a minimum and are explained in a glossary.

An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology

Author: James R. Holton

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 532

View: 752

This revised text presents a cogent explanation of the fundamentals of meteorology, and explains storm dynamics for weather-oriented meteorologists. It discusses climate dynamics and the implications posed for global change. The new edition features a companion website with MATLAB® exercises and updated treatments of several key topics. Much of the material is based on a two-term course for seniors majoring in atmospheric sciences. KEY FEATURES Lead author Gregory J. Hakim, a major contributor to the 4th Edition, succeeds James Holton (deceased) on this 5th Edition Provides clear physical explanations of key dynamical principles Contains a wealth of illustrations to elucidate text and equations, plus end-of-chapter problems Instructor's Manual available to adopters NEW IN THIS EDITION Substantial chapter updates, and integration of new research on climate change Content on the most recent developments in predictability, data assimilation, climate sensitivity, and generalized stability A fresh streamlined pedagogical approach to tropical meteorology, baroclinic development, and quasi-geostrophic theory Aspects of synoptic meteorology provide stronger linkage to observations Companion website includes MATLAB codes for plotting animated weather patterns; Problem sets and exercises; streaming video, illustrations and figures.

Introduction to Micrometeorology

Author: S. Pal Arya

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 420

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Energy budget near the surface; Radiaton balance near the surface; Soil temperatures and heat transfer; Air temperature and humidity in the PBL; Wind distribution in the PBL; An introduction to viscous flows; Fundamentals of turbulence; Near-neutral boundary layers; Thermally stratified surface layer; Evaporation from homogeneous surfaces; Stratified atmospheric boundary layers; Nonhomogeneous ; Agricultural and forest micrometeorology.

Announcement

Author: University of Michigan. College of Engineering

Publisher: UM Libraries

ISBN:

Category: Engineering schools

Page:

View: 802

Atmosphere,, Weather and Climate

Author: Roger G. Barry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 536

View: 133

This book presents a comprehensive introduction to weather processes and climatic conditions around the world, their observed variability and changes, and projected future trends. Extensively revised and updated, this ninth edition retains its tried and tested structure while incorporating recent advances in the field. From clear explanations of the basic physical and chemical principles of the atmosphere, to descriptions of regional climates and their changes, the book presents a comprehensive coverage of global meteorology and climatology. In this new edition the latest scientific ideas are again expressed in a clear, non-mathematical matter. New features include: extended and updated treatment of atmospheric models final chapter on climate variability and change has been completely rewritten to take account of the IPCC 2007 scientific assessment. new four-colour text design featuring over 30 colour plates over 360 diagrams have been redrawn in full colour to improve clarity and aid understanding. Atmosphere, Weather and Climate continues to be an indispensable source for all those studying the earth’s atmosphere and world climate, whether from environmental and earth sciences, geography, ecology, agriculture, hydrology, or related disciplinary perspectives. Its pedagogic value is enhanced by several features: learning points at the opening of each chapter and discussion topics at their ending, boxes on topical subjects and on twentieth century advances in the field.

Thermodynamics of the Atmosphere

A Course in Theoretical Meteorology

Author: Wilford Zdunkowski

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 251

View: 618

A textbook on atmospheric thermodynamics for graduate students and researchers in meteorology and related sciences.

Introduction to Theoretical Meteorology

Author: Seymour L. Hess

Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 362

View: 927

Reprint of the ed. published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, New York.

Introducing Caribbean Weather Maps

Author: John Macpherson

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Meteorology

Page: 24

View: 940

This book is designed to help Caribbean students of geography who are preparing for O-level and similar examinations to add depth and reality to their studies of the Caribbean climate.

Advances in Tropical Meteorology

Meteorology and National Development : Proceedings of the National Symposium TROPMET-93 Organised by the Indian Meteorological Society at New Delhi from March 17-19, 1993 with the Theme "meteorology and National Development"

Author: Rattan K. Datta

Publisher: Concept Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: India

Page: 470

View: 438

It is a well known fact that with the existing level of available technology, India can easily double its agricultural production and productivity. However, what is preventing us from achieving the above production level is the lack of an efficient administrative organisation which can take the benefits of technological advances to the door steps of farmers. It is clear that the most important issue to be tackled with regard to agricultural development in India in the coming years is not the fabrication of new technologies but development of efficient organisations which will transfer the available technologies into production accomplishments. Thus there is a need for scientific study of organisations dealing with agricultural development. There are very few investigations on functioning of agricultural administration .The present study has been undertaken to analyse the structure, processes and functioning of agricultural administration of agriculturally developed and less developed states. Does the agricultural administration of developed state significantly differ from that of less developed state significantly differ from that of less developed state? If yes, in what dimensions? The present study provides answer to this question. The book, divided into eleven chapters, gives a comparative account of different organisational aspects of department of agriculture in a developed and a less developed states. The items discussed include organisational context, structure, processes, personnel policies, and effectiveness.

Introduction to Weather

Author: National Geographic Learning

Publisher: National Geographic

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 32

View: 360

Discusses weather patterns and weather forecasting. Explains what causes precipitation and how air pressure, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, and precipitation are measured.

Weather Education

Proceedings of the First International Conference on School and Popular Meteorological Education, Oxford, England, July, 1984

Author: J. M. Walker

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Meteorological services

Page: 268

View: 156