Exercises for Weather and Climate

Exercises for Weather and Climate

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For courses in Introduction to Meteorology, Atmospheric Science, and Weather and Climate.This laboratory manual, appropriate for use with any introductory meteorology or weather and climate text, consists of 18 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 2030 pages
  • 223.5 x 271.8 x 10.2mm | 467.21g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0131015117
  • 9780131015111

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. Climate 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.show more