The Atmosphere : An Introduction to Meteorology
For Introduction to Meteorology, Introduction to Weather and Climate, and Introduction to the Atmosphere courses in the departments of Geography, Physical Sciences, Meteorology, Earth Sciences, Geology, and Physics.This student-friendly text offers a current and comprehensive introduction to the atmosphere-its components, problems, and applications. It contains easy-to-understand and everyday examples that reinforce basic concepts and related science principles. The Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology, 9/E retains the hallmark professors have come to expect from Tarbuck and Lutgens-a student-friendly writing style, coverage of the most recent atmospheric events, and carefully crafted, accurate, and appealing illustrations by the leading science illustrator, Dennis Tasa.
- Hardback | 528 pages
- 221 x 284.5 x 27.9mm | 1,360.79g
- 23 Jun 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 9th edition
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.