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Tropical Climatology: An Introduction to the Climates of the Low Latitudes

By: Simon Nieuwolt and Glenn R McGregor

339 pages, 14 b/w plates, figs, tabs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Mar 1998 | Edition: 2 | #71773 | ISBN: 0471966118
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | Edition: 2 | #71771 | ISBN: 047196610X
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This revised edition includes a discussion of climatic change and the importance of the tropics in climatic models, an analysis of the influence of elevation and ocean currents on diurnal and annual ranges of temperature, with new maps of Africa and South America. In addition, this edition includes the Walker circulation and ENSO and their worldwide climate effects.


Understanding the Laws of Weather and Climate. Radiation Conditions in the Low Latitudes. Tropical Temperatures. General Circulation of the Topics. Non-seasonal Variations of the Tropical Circulation. Seasonal Variations in Regional Circulation Systems: The Monsoons. Tropical Disturbances. Water in Tropical Atmosphere. Tropical Precipitation. Tropical Climates. Tropical Climates and Agriculture. Climate Change. References. Indexes.

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