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Mountain Meteorology Fundamentals and Applications

By: C David Whiteman
355 pages, 246 colour illustrations4 halftones24 line figures
Mountain Meteorology
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  • Mountain Meteorology ISBN: 9780195132717 Hardback Dec 2000 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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About this book

Offers an introduction to the basic principles and concepts of mountain weather and explores their applications to natural resources management.

Contents

Preface; About the author; Acknowledgments; PART 1. MOUNTAIN CLIMATES; 1. Four factors that determine climate; PART 2. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ATMOSPHERE; 2. Mountain climates of North America; 3. Atmospheric scales of motion and atmospheric composition; 4. Vertical structure, temperature, stability and the atmospheric boundary layer; 5. Pressure and winds; 6. Air masses and fronts; 7. Clouds and fogs; 8. Precipitation; 9. Weather maps, forecasts and data; PART 3. MOUNTAIN WINDS; 10. Terrain-forced flows; 11. Diurnal mountain winds; PART 4. SELECTED APPLICATIONS OF MOUNTAIN METEOROLOGY; 12. Air pollution dispersion; 13. Fire weather and smoke management; 14. Aerial spraying; References; Appendices; Glossary; Acronyms; Abbreviations; Index

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By: C David Whiteman
355 pages, 246 colour illustrations4 halftones24 line figures
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"Whiteman has grasped an opportunity to compile a broad text covering all aspects of mountain meteorology in a general way, and three selected aspects in specific ways. His efforts are to be applauded and enjoyed. This book represents a significant advance over available books on the topic, and will be warmly welcomed by its intended audience." -- Prof Douw Steyn, University of British Columbia, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology


"In this book, the author and his fellow contributors have done a very credible job explaining many of the unique phenomena associated with the mountain environment. Both the clear explanations and an overall manner that makes reading this book a very agreeable learning experience are credits to the author and his editor. This is indeed a book that someone interested in mountain weather would find very useful and informative. Clearly written, well organized, and appropriately illustrated, it is well worth the read."--Kenneth Rancourt, Bulletin of th

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