Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences

Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences

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This authoritative resource covers all aspects of atmospheric sciences - including both theory and applications. Nearly 350 articles and over 1,900 figures and photographs are presented, many in full-color. The Encyclopedia is an ideal resource for academia, government, and industry in the fields of atmospheric, ocean, and environmental sciences. It is written at a level that allows undergraduate students to understand the material, while providing active researchers with the latest information in the field. The Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences has been developed alongside the award-winning Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. Together these references provide readers with a comprehensive resource and a link between these two fields.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 2780 pages
  • 236 x 292 x 218mm | 11,298.93g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.), maps (some col.), port.
  • 0122270908
  • 9780122270901

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Named as a 2002 BEST REFERENCE SOURCE by Library Journal!

"...the scope of this publication is truly comprehensive...an extraordinary achievement...we do hope that it will be made widely available in libraries of universities and scientific institutions."

"The 330 authoritative and concise articles review such complex subjects as weather prediction, climate change and variability, and atmospheric chemistry. Beautifully illustrated with maps, charts, photos and illustrations."
"Recommended for academic libraries."

"...the most scholarly encyclopedia to date covering weather and climate.... Highly recommended. All collections, all levels."

"Comprehensive, ...well illustrated, and the writing falls near that of an advanced undergraduate text to a professional review. It will make a valuable resource for any atmospheric sciences library."

"This authoritative resource covers all aspects of atmospheric sciences... Nearly 350 articles--from acoustic waves to the World Climate Research Program..."

"...has an excellent collection of articles across a wide range of topics and would make a terrific addition to any reference collection."

"We wholeheartedly recommend this much needed and long awaited atmospheric science encyclopedia..."
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About James R. Holton

Cambridge University, UK
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