Exercises in Climatology
For courses in Climatology.The text is designed to make complex mathematical, statistical and spatial analytical methods more easily understood by providing essential details of the topic under discussion and straightforward quantitative problems preceded by worked examples. All relevant data are supplied to make the exercises self-contained and the text's climate rather than meteorologic presentation enables a wider view of atmospheric sciences than is normally available.
- Paperback | 176 pages
- 213.36 x 274.32 x 7.62mm | 408.23g
- 15 Jun 2002
- Pearson Education (US)
- Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
Table of contents
1. The Atmosphere. 2. The Energy Balance. 3. The Seasons. 4. Temperature. 5. Central Tendency and Graphing. 6. Atmospheric Moisture and Precipitation Distribution. 7. Air Masses, Fronts, and Cyclones. 8. Winds and the Global Circulation. 9. Climate Classification. 10. Climate Types. 11. Extreme Events. 12. Climate Change. 13. Climate Indices. 14. Climate Comfort. 15. Statistical Analysis. Appendix A: Selected Climate Sources on the Web. Appendix B: Conversion Tables.