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By: RA Anthes

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Aug 1996 | Edition: 7 | #85858 | ISBN: 0132310449
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Appropriate for introductory courses in meterorology, weather and climate, or for the "weather" portion of an Earth Science or Geography course.This succinct, compact introduction to meteorology is designed especially for students with minimal background in science and mathematics. Using an exceptionally readable, extensively illustrated, and interest-sustaining approach, it describes all the essential features of the atmosphere -- including weather, climate, and climate change.


Preface. 1. The Air Around Us. 2. Clouds and Precipitation. 3. The Atmosphere's Energy. 4. Air in Motion. 5. Atmospheric Circulations and Storms. 6. Weather Forecasting. 7. Climate. 8. Global Change. Appendix 1. Units Used in This Book. Appendix 2. Standard Atmosphere. Appendix 3. Plotting Model for Sea-Level Weather Chart. Appendix 4. Plotting Model for Upper-Air Chart. Appendix 5. Supplementary Readings. Index.

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