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Petterssen, Sverre 1898-

Overview
Works: 70 works in 300 publications in 8 languages and 3,275 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Observations 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QC861, 551.5
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Most widely held works about Sverre Petterssen
 
Most widely held works by Sverre Petterssen
Introduction to meteorology by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

64 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weather analysis and forecasting by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

14 editions published between 1956 and 1968 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weather analysis and forecasting : a textbook on synoptic meteorology by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

50 editions published between 1940 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Air-mass characteristics. Stability and instability in relation to weather phenomena. Production and transformation of air masses. Kinematic analysis: wind and pressure. Kinematic analysis: frontogenesis. Frontal characteristics. Waves and cyclones. Isentropic analysis. Forecasting of displacement of pressure systems, fronts, and air masses. Deepening and filling. The technique of analysis and forecasting
Cloud and weather modification: a group of field experiments by American Meteorological Society( Book )

5 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introducción a la meteorología by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

22 editions published between 1946 and 1976 in Spanish and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La atmosfera. Las observaciones y los instrumentos. Evaporacion, condensacion y precipitacion. Los cambios adiabaticos de temperatura. Estabilidad e inestabilidad. Las variaciones de temperatura en relacion a los fenomenos del tiempo. Los vientos. Las masas de aire. Los frentes. Los ciclones y anticiclones. El analisis del tiempo. El pronostico del tiempo. Ejemplos de cartas del tiempo. Nociones de climatologia. Resena de la historia de la meteorologia
Weather analysis and forecasting by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

17 editions published between 1956 and 1965 in English and Russian and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meteorology of the Arctic by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinematical and dynamical properties of the field of pressure with application to weather forecasting by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

6 editions published between 1933 and 1935 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Some aspects of formation and dissipation of fog. With 8 figures in the text by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

7 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Contribution to the theory of convection. With 13 figures in the text by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

6 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contribution to the theory of frontogenesis by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

5 editions published in 1936 in English and German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research aspects of the World Weather Watch by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in weather analysis and forecasting. Final report under Contract AF 19(604)-1293 by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

7 editions published between 1957 and 1963 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: Heat Exchange and Cyclone Development on the North Atlantic Ocean; An Experiment in Computation of Precipitation; On the Vertical Circulation Produced by Release of Latent Heat in a Static and Quasi-Geostrophic Atmosphere; A Note on the Use of Sea-Surface Temperatures in Synoptic Weather Analysis; An Investigation of Colorado Cyclones; A Modified Sigma System of Coordinates; An Investigation of the Structure of Cloud and Weather Systems Associated with Cyclones in the United States; An Investigation pf Pre-Frontal Precipitation Zones; A Contribution to the Climatology of the Arctic Stratosphere; On the Placement of the Tropopause in the Antarctic
Convection in theory and practice by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fronts and frontogenesis in relation to vorticity by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

3 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weather observations, analysis, and forecasting by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kan jordens klima forandres for å öke matproduksjonen for jordens voksende befolkning? : föredrag hållet vid finska vetenskaps-societetens sammanträde den 13 april 1964 by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in Swedish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on Dr. Sverre Pettersen's [sic] lectures on synoptic meteorology. Delivered at the Aerological Officers School, Norfolk, Va. and San Diego, Calif., 1935 by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

3 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weathering the storm : Sverre Petterssen, the D-day forecast, and the rise of modern meteorology by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on development by Sverre Petterssen( Book )

2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Petterssen, S.

Petterssen, Sverre

Sverre Petterssen Noors meteoroloog (1898-1974)

Sverre Petterssen Norwegian meteorlogist

Sverre Petterssen norwegischer Meteorologe

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