9780131015111

Exercises for Weather and Climate

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131015111

  • ISBN 10:

    0131015117

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2004
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This introductory meteorology/weather and climate laboratory manual 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. Updated content employs a different approach to presenting Coriolis force, upper-air, and surface winds, and integrates real-world data to illustrate these concepts; also contains a new version of GeoClock in Chapter 3. A new interface, designed in Flash, launches all computer software. Interactive computer modules--presented as JAVA applets--examines topics such as Earth-Sun geometry, radiation fluxes, moisture, hurricanes, and climate controls. A supplemental lab manual for experience in meteorology, atmospheric science, and weather and climate professions.

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