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Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology

Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology - 11th edition

Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology - 11th edition

ISBN13: 9780321587336

ISBN10: 0321587332

Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology by Frederick K. Lutgens, Edward J. Tarbuck and Dennis Tasa - ISBN 9780321587336
Edition: 11TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No
Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology by Frederick K. Lutgens, Edward J. Tarbuck and Dennis Tasa - ISBN 9780321587336

ISBN13: 9780321587336

ISBN10: 0321587332

Summary

Reinforcing basic concepts with everyday, easy-to-grasp examples, this highly regarded volume remains the standard introduction to meteorology and the atmosphere ndash; components, problems, and applications.Introduction to the Atmosphere; Heating Earth's Surface and Atmosphere; Temperature; Moisture and Atmospheric Stability; Forms of Condensation and Precipitation; Air Pressure and Winds; Circulation of the Atmosphere; Air Masses; Weather Patterns; Thunderstorms and Tornadoes; Hurricanes; Weather Analysis and Forecasting; Air Pollution; The Changing Climate; World Climates; Optical Phenomena of the Atmosphere.A useful reference for anyone interested in learning more about meteorology.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Atmosphere 2. Heating Earth's Surface and Atmosphere 3. Temperature 4. Moisture and Atmospheric Stability 5. Forms of Condensation and Precipitation 6. Air Pressure and Winds 7. Circulation of the Atmosphere 8. Air Masses 9. Weather Patterns 10. Thunderstorms and Tornadoes 11. Hurricanes 12. Weather Analysis and Forecasting 13. Air Pollution 14. The Changing Climate 15. World Climates 16. Optical Phenomena of the Atmosphere
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