1480 pages, 23cm 1480 Ill. Cloth
PART I: FUNDAMENTALS: Atmospheric Circulation Systems; Climatology; Severe Weather; Weather Forecasting; PART II: MEASUREMENTS: Measurements Today; Measurements Tomorrow; Ground-Based Observing Systems; Upper Air in situ Observing Systems; Remote Ground-Based Observing Systems; Satellites; Observing Networks; Standard Techniques; Regulatory Criteria and Standards; PART III: APPLICATIONS: Runoff; Floods; Evaporation and Transpiration; Water Management; Acid Precipitation; Erosion; Agriculture; Forestry; Air Pollutant Measurements; Dispersion Measurements Using Meteorological Tracer Techniques; Regulatory Needs for Air Quality Models; Air Quality Modeling Over Short Distances; Air Quality Modeling Over Long Distances; Atmospheric Pollutant Deposition Modeling; Chemical Transformations in Air Quality Models; Human Health; Architecture; Factors Affecting Energy Use Demand; Solar Energy; Wind Energy; Aviation; Marine Transportation and Weather-Sensitive Operations; Surface Transportation; Wave Propagation; Weather Modification; PART IV: SOCIETAL IMPACTS: Property Rights in Atmospheric Resources; Environmental Impacts; Economic Impacts; PART V: RESOURCES: Data; Books and Journals; Education; Research Centers and Libraries; Directory Sources.
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About the editor David D. Houghton is Professor of Meleorology of the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Houghton has written over 40 journal articles on topics such as atmospheric dynamics, numerical modeling of general circulation, gravity waves, and satellite mesoscale cloud, wind, and temperature data. He is a fellow of the American Meteorological Society and has been cited in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Technology Today, and Who's Who in Frontier Science and Technology. Dr. Houghton earned his PhD in atmospheric science at the University of Washington.