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Severe weather and climate changes are explored in this manual with accompanying CD-ROM. Eighteen exercises review important ideas and concepts of weather and climate through problem solving, simulations, and guided thinking. Features an upgraded graphics program and seven computer-based simulations and tutorials. Presents interactive computer modules as JAVA applets. Revises the accompanying CD to increase the compatibility of the software with updated browsers and computers. Adds exercises on climate change and its causes. Adds new labs on Earth-Sun Geometry, Atmospheric Motion, and Hurricanes. Offers a two-column format with perforated pages.
Table of Contents
Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere
The Surface Energy Budget
Simulating the Earth's Energy Budget
Saturation and Atmospheric Stability
Cloud Droplets and Raindrops
Weather Map Analysis
Thunderstorms and Tornadoes
Climatic Variability and Change
Simulating Climatic Change
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