The Atmosphere : An Introduction to Meteorology
For introductory courses in Introduction to Meteorology, Introduction to Weather and Climate, and Introduction to the Atmosphere, in 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.
- Hardback | 512 pages
- 203.2 x 254 x 22.9mm | 1,088.63g
- 24 Jul 2000
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 8th 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.