WorldCat Identities

Cotton, William R. 1940-

Overview
Works: 78 works in 176 publications in 1 language and 4,136 library holdings
Genres: Maps  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QC921.6.D95, 551.6
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Most widely held works about William R Cotton
 
Most widely held works by William R Cotton
Human impacts on weather and climate by William R Cotton( Book )

30 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human Impacts on Weather and Climate will be valuable for undergraduate and graduate courses in meteorology and in earth and atmospheric science, as well as for policy makers and readers with an interest in how humans are affecting the atmosphere
Storm and cloud dynamics by William R Cotton( )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book focuses on the dynamics of clouds and of precipitating mesoscale meteorological systems. Clouds and precipitating mesoscale systems represent some of the most important and scientifically exciting weather systems in the world. These are the systems that produce torrential rains, severe winds including downburst and tornadoes, hail, thunder and lightning, and major snow storms. Forecasting such storms represents a major challenge since they are too small to be adequately resolved by conventional observing networks and numerical prediction models
Aerosol pollution impact on precipitation a scientific review by Zev Levin( )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life on Earth is critically dependent upon the continuous cycling of water between oceans, continents and the atmosphere. Precipitation (including rain, snow, and hail) is the primary mechanism for transporting water from the atmosphere back to the Eartha (TM)s surface. It is also the key physical process that links aspects of climate, weather, and the global hydrological cycle. Changes in precipitation regimes and the frequency of extreme weather events, such as floods, droughts, severe ice/snow storms, monsoon fluctuations and hurricanes are of great potential importance to life on the plane
Storm and cloud dynamics the dynamics of clouds and precipitating mesoscale systems by William R Cotton( )

12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book focuses on the dynamics of clouds and of precipitating mesoscale meteorological systems. Clouds and precipitating mesoscale systems represent some of the most important and scientifically exciting weather systems in the world. These are the systems that produce torrential rains, severe winds including downburst and tornadoes, hail, thunder and lightning, and major snow storms. Forecasting such storms represents a major challenge since they are too small to be adequately resolved by conventional observing networks and numerical prediction models. * Provides a complete treatment of clouds integrating the analysis of air motions with cloud structure, microphysics, and precipitation mechanics * Describes and explains the basic types of clouds and cloud systems that occur in the atmosphere-fog, stratus, stratocumulus, altocumulus, altostratus, cirrus, thunderstorms, tornadoes, waterspouts, orographically induced clouds, mesoscale convection complexes, hurricanes, fronts, and extratropical cyclones * Summarizes the fundamentals, both observational and theoretical, of atmospheric dynamics, thermodynamics, cloud microphysics, and radar meteorology, allowing each type of cloud to be examined in depth * Integrates the latest field observations, numerical model simulations, and theory * Supplies a theoretical treatment suitable for the advanced undergraduate or graduate level, as well as post-graduate
Storms by William R Cotton( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holocene behavior of the San Andreas fault at Dogtown, Point Reyes National Seashore, California [final technical report] by William R Cotton( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea breeze-induced mesoscale systems and severe weather final report, NASA grant no. NAG5-359 by M. E Nicholls( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preliminary geologic map of the Franciscan rocks in the central part of the Diablo Range, Santa Clara and Alameda counties, California by William R Cotton( )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guidebook for visiting selected southern California landslides, Japanese-American Field Conference, May 29-June 1, 1979 by Leighton and Associates( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geologic investigation of recurrence intervals and recency of faulting along the San Gregorio Fault zone, San Mateo County, California by Gerald E Weber( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Formulation of approximate equations for modeling moist deep convection on the mesoscale by M. J Manton( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the use of finite Taylor's series approximations to certain exponential and power functions employed in cloud models by Russell Derickson( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preliminary geologic map of the Franciscan rocks in the central part of the Diablo Range, Santa Clara and Alameda Counties, California by William R Cotton( )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comparison of "dynamic seedability" prediction with two cloud models during FACE-73 by William R Cotton( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geological investigation of recurrence intervals and recency of faulting along the San Gregorio Fault zone, San Mateo County, California by Gerald E Weber( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California transect, Reno to San Francisco( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A numerical simulation of precipitation development in supercooled cumuli by Pennsylvania State University( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The numerical simulation of fog with the RAMS@CSU cloud-resolving mesoscale forecast model by Russell J Chibe( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this study, the RAMS@CSU cloud-resolving mesoscale forecast model is run in a real-time configuration with a sophisticated microphysical package and multiple nested grids, in which the smallest grid has increased vertical resolution in the lower boundary layer. Using this configuration, two specific fog events are simulated in 3-D using initialization data with a horizontal resolution of 40 km
Coseismic bedding plane faults and ground fissures associated with the Loma Prieta earthquake : final technical report by William R Cotton( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holocene behavior of the San Gabriel Fault, Saugus/Castaic area, Los Angeles County, California : final technical report by William R Cotton( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Cotton, W. R.

Cotton, W. R. 1940-

Cotton, William 1940-

Cotton, William Reuben.

Languages
English (117)

Covers
Storm and cloud dynamicsAerosol pollution impact on precipitation a scientific reviewStorm and cloud dynamics the dynamics of clouds and precipitating mesoscale systems