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Meteorology Today

Meteorology Today - 8th edition

Meteorology Today - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780495011620

ISBN10: 0495011622

Meteorology Today by C. Donald Ahrens - ISBN 9780495011620
Edition: 8TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
International: No
Meteorology Today by C. Donald Ahrens - ISBN 9780495011620

ISBN13: 9780495011620

ISBN10: 0495011622

Edition: 8TH 07

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. The Earth and its Atmosphere.

2. Energy: Warming the Earth and the Atmosphere.

3. Seasonal and Daily Temperatures.

4. Atmospheric Moisture.

5. Condensation: Dew, Fog, and Clouds.

6. Stability and Cloud Development.

7. Precipitation.

8. The Atmosphere in Motion: Air Pressure, Forces, and Winds.

9. Wind: Small-Scale and Local Systems.

10. Wind: Global Systems.

11. Air Masses and Fronts.

12. Middle Latitude Cyclones.

13. Weather Forecasting.

14. Thunderstorms and Tornadoes.

15. Hurricanes.

16. Climate Change.

17. Air Pollution.

18. Global Climate.

19. Light, Color, and Atmospheric Optics.

Appendix A. Units, Conversions, Abbreviations, and Equations.

Appendix B. Weather Symbols and the Station Model.

Appendix C. Beaufort Wind Scale.

Appendix D. Humidity and Dew-Point Tables.

Appendix E. Instant Weather Forecast Chart.

Appendix F. Changing GMT and UTC to Local Time.

Appendix G. Heat Index (HI) Table.

Appendix H. Standard Atmosphere.

Appendix I. Hurricane Tracking Chart.

Appendix J. Adiabatic Chart.

Appendix K. Köppen Climatic Classification System.

Appendix L. Annual Global Pattern of Precipitation.

Appendix M. Climatic Data for Cities Throughout the World.