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Climatology : An Atmospheric Science

Climatology : An Atmospheric Science - 2nd edition

Climatology : An Atmospheric Science - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780130922052

ISBN10: 0130922056

Climatology : An Atmospheric Science by John Hidore and John Oliver - ISBN 9780130922052
Edition: 2ND 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No
Climatology : An Atmospheric Science by John Hidore and John Oliver - ISBN 9780130922052

ISBN13: 9780130922052

ISBN10: 0130922056

Edition: 2ND 02

Author Bio

Oliver, John E. : Indiana State University



Hidore, John J. : University of North Carolina

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. PHYSICAL AND DYNAMIC CLIMATOLOGY.

1. The Basis of Modern Climatology.
2. The Energy Balance.
3. Atmospheric Temperatures.
4. Moisture in the Atmosphere.
5. Motion in the Atmosphere.
6. Global Circulation of the Atmosphere.
7. Oceans and Inter-Annual Variations in Climate.
8. Air Mass and Synoptic Climatology.
9. The Nature and Hazard of Atmospheric Extreme Events.


II. REGIONAL CLIMATOLOGY.

10. Regional Climate: Scales of Study.
11. Tropical Climates.
12. The Mid-Latitude Climates.
13. Polar and Highland Climates.

III. PAST AND FUTURE CLIMATES.

14. Reconstructing the Past.
15. Causes of Climatic Change.
16. The Warming of Planet Earth.

IV. APPLIED CLIMATOLOGY.

17. The Human Response to Climate.
18. Climate, Agriculture and Industry.
19. Global Changes in Atmospheric Chemistry.
20. Statistical Analysis Using Climatic Data.
Bibliography.
Glossary.

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