9780321587336

The Atmosphere An Introduction to Meteorology

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321587336

  • ISBN 10:

    0321587332

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/09/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Reinforcing basic concepts with everyday, easy-to-grasp examples, this highly regarded volume remains the standard introduction to meteorology and the atmosphere components, problems, and applications. The Eleventh Edition retains hallmark Tarbuck/Lutgens features: a friendly, largely non-technical narrative, timely coverage of recent atmospheric events, and carefully crafted artwork by leading science illustrator Dennis Tasa. The authors continue to provide current reports,including discussion and photos of "Super Tuesday" (the day of many 2008 presidential primaries) and the tornado outbreak in 24 states. The chapter on climate changeis updated to includethe findings presented in the fourth assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The book's Companion Website is fully updated. Introduction to the Atmosphere; Heating Earthrs"s Surface and Atmosphere; Temperature; Moisture and Atmospheric Stability; Forms of Condensation and Precipitation; Air Pressure and Winds; Circulation of the Atmosphere; Air Masses; Weather Patterns; Thunderstorms and Tornadoes; Hurricanes; Weather Analysis and Forecasting; Air Pollution; The Changing Climate; World Climates; Optical Phenomena of the Atmosphere. A useful reference for anyone interested in learning more about meteorology.

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