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Manual of Meteorology, Volume 3: The Physical Processes of Weather

Series: Manual of Meteorology Volume: 3

By: Napier Shaw (Author)

474 pages, b/w illustrations

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Feb 2015 | #218778 | ISBN-13: 9781107475489
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About this book

Originally published in 1930, Manual of Meteorology, Volume 3: The Physical Processes of Weather forms part three of a four-volume work by the renowned British meteorologist Napier Shaw (1854-1945). The text focuses on the physical processes of weather, attempting to provide the reader with a grounding in the fundamental aspects of the area. Numerous illustrative figures are included, together with a table of symbols and extensive textual notes. Manual of Meteorology, Volume 3: The Physical Processes of Weather will be of value to anyone with an interest in meteorology and the history of science.


Contents

List of illustrations
Table of symbols used on this and other volumes
List of words used in special senses
The physical processes of weather

1. Gravity-waves in water and air
2. Sound-waves
3. Atmospheric optics
4. Radiation and its problems
5. The controlling influences of radiation
6. Air as worker
7. The liability of the environment
8. Side-light on convexion and cloud
9. Electrical energy in the atmosphere
10. Convexion in the general circulation

Index


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