Summary: The American Meteorological Society released the fourth edition of Weather Studies in fall 2009. This full-color, hardcover edition, authored by Joseph M. Moran, includes 15 chapters exploring the atmosphere from an Earth system perspective. New, expanded or significantly revised topics include Space Weather Prediction (Chapters 2 and 13), Global Climate Change (Chapters 3 and 15), Weather Radar (Chapter 7), Wind Power (Chapter 8), El Niño, La Niña, and ...show more the Southern Oscillation (Chapter 9), Ocean Surface Currents (Chapter 9), Local and Regional Circulation Systems (Chapter 10), Tornado Hazards and the EF-Scale (Chapter 11), Long Range Forecasting of Atlantic Hurricanes (Chapter 12), and Weather Prediction (Chapter 13).
The Weather Studies text may be used in conjuction with the Investigations Manual and course website (license required) or by itself (license not required). If you are a faculty member interested in using the Weather Studies textbook in a current or future course offering, you may request an examination copy of the Text and Investigations Manual. ...show less
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