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Contemporary Climatology

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By: Peter Robinson and Ann Henderson-Sellers
317 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps
Contemporary Climatology
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  • Contemporary Climatology ISBN: 9780582276314 Edition: 2 Paperback Jun 1999 Usually dispatched within 2-4 weeks
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About this book

Comprehensive guide to the nature of the earth's climate, presenting a synthesis of contemporary scientific ideas about atmospheric circulation.

Contents

1. The scope and controls of the climate; 2. The Earth's radiation budget; 3. Energy and temperature; 4. Moisture in the atmosphere; 5. Precipitation; 6. Winds and pressure; 7. The general circulation and global climate; 8. Tropical weather and climate; 9. Extra-tropical climates; 10. Local climates; 11. Human interaction with climate; 12. Climates of the past; 13. The future - Climate change, climate models climate impacts

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Textbook
By: Peter Robinson and Ann Henderson-Sellers
317 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps
Media reviews
'this is an excellent revision of a well-established text that should be welcomed by many students of geography, earth sciences, atmospheric sciences and environmental studies.' Keith Boucher, Loughborough University, "Progress in Physical Geography"
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