Books  Environmental Science  Climate & Climate Change 

Atmospheric Convection

Textbook

By: Kerry A Emanuel

580 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Oxford University Press USA

Hardback | May 1994 | #86497 | ISBN: 0195066308
Availability: Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks Details
NHBS Price: £72.00 $89/€83 approx

About this book

Atmospheric Convection is a scientifically rigorous description of the multitude of convective circulations in the Earth's atmosphere. The book introduces the student to three principal techniques used in understanding and predicting convective motion: theory, field experiment, and numerical modelling. Each chapter is followed by a set of exercises designed to test the understanding of the phenomena themselves as well as the techniques used in exploiting them. Topics covered include dry convection, Raleigh-Benard convection, the thermodynamics of moist and cloudy air, and the characteristics of individual convective clouds.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Wildlife Conservation in a Changing Climate

NHBS Price: £31.50 $39/€36 approx

The Messengers

NHBS Price: £8.99 $11/€10 approx

Ecology of Climate Change

NHBS Special Offer Price: £30.99 £52.95 (Save £21.96) $38/€36 approx (ends 31/03/2017)

Climate Governance in the Developing World

NHBS Price: £17.99 $22/€21 approx

International Business and Global Climate Change

NHBS Special Offer Price: £25.99 £33.99 (Save £8.00) $32/€30 approx (ends 31/03/2017)