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Climates and Weather Explained

By: Edward Linacre and Bart Geerts

432 pages, 14 photos, 264 b/w illustrations, 64 tables, includes CD-ROM

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Paperback | Dec 1997 | #56392 | ISBN: 0415125200
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #56391 | ISBN: 0415125197
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #64508 | ISBN: 0415163684
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About this book

Integrates climatology and meteorology to present a comprehensive introduction to the study of the atmosphere. The CD-ROM includes over 170 extra scientific `notes', as well as interactive exercises and tests.


Contents

Part One: AIR 1. The Atmosphere, PART TWO: ENERGY, 2. Radiation, 3. Temperature, 4.Evaporation, 5. Energy BAlances PART THREE: WATER 6. Humidity, 7. Atmospheric Instability, 8. Clouds, 9. Cloud Processes, 10. Precipitation, 11. Oceans, PART FOUR: WINDS, 12. Global Winds, 13.Synoptic-Scale Winds, 14.Local Winds, PART FIVE: CLIMATES, 15. Weather and Climate Change, 16. Southern Climates.


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