Exercises in Weather and Climate

Exercises in Weather and Climate

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For courses in Introduction to Meteorology.This laboratory manual, appropriate for use with any introductory meteorology or weather and climate text, consists of 20 exercises that combine data analysis, problem-solving, and experimentation with questions designed to encourage critical thinking. Each lab manual comes automatically packaged with a CD-ROM that contains software for use with some of the exercises.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 244 pages
  • 210.82 x 271.78 x 17.78mm | 635.03g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130167983
  • 9780130167989

Table of contents

1. Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere. 2. Earth-Sun Geometry. 3. GeoClock. 4. The Surface Energy Budget. 5. Simulating the Earth's Energy Budget. 6. Atmospheric Moisture. 7. Saturation and Atmospheric Stability. 8. Cloud Droplets and Raindrops. 9. Atmospheric Motion. 10. Weather Map Analysis. 11. Mid-Latitude Cyclones. 12. Thunderstorms and Tornadoes. 13. Hurricanes. 14. Climatic Controls. 15. Climate Classification. 16. World Climates. 17. Climatic Variability and Change. 18. Simulating Climatic Change. Appendix A: Dimensions and Units. Appendix B: Earth Measures. Appendix C: Weather Symbols.
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