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Weather Analysis


By: D Djuric

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #85864 | ISBN: 0135011493
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This text describes the important large-scale tropospheric structures of the atmosphere and their physical relationships, including planetary phenomena, jet streams and sub-tropical highs, and larger meoscale phenomena. Conceptual models, schematic drawings and synoptic charts are used to present atmospheric phenomena alongside the physical and mathematical descriptions of basic interrelations.


Preface. 1. Conceptual Models of the Lower Atmosphere. 2. Characteristics of Meteorological Observations. 3. Patterns of Atmospheric Circulation. 4. Kinematics. 5. Analysis of Vertical Soundings. 6. Thermal Properties of the Troposphere. 7. Relation of Wind and Forces in the Atmosphere. 8. Fronts. 9. Air Masses and Weather. 10. Cyclones and Anticyclones. 11. The Upper Troposphere and Jet Streams. 12. Mesoscale Storms. Appendices. References. Index.

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