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Atmosphere, weather, and climate

Author: Roger Graham Barry; Richard J Chorley
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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In its ninth edition, Atmosphere, Weather and Climate is the essential introduction to weather processes and climatic conditions around the world, their observed variability and changes, and projected future trends. It presents a comprehensive coverage of global meteorology and climatology, and in this new edition the latest scientific ideas are expressed in a clear, non-mathematical matter.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barry, Roger Graham.
Atmosphere, weather, and climate.
New York, NY : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2009009579
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Graham Barry; Richard J Chorley
ISBN: 9780203871027 0203871022
OCLC Number: 646850033
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 516 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface to the ninth edition; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER ONE Introduction and history of meteorology and climatology; CHAPTER TWO Atmospheric composition, mass and structure; CHAPTER THREE Solar radiation and the global energy budget; CHAPTER FOUR Atmospheric moisture budget; CHAPTER FIVE Atmospheric instability, cloud formation and precipitation processes; CHAPTER SIX Atmospheric motion: principles; CHAPTER SEVEN Planetary-scale motions in the atmosphere and ocean; CHAPTER EIGHT Numerical models of the general circulation, climate and weather prediction.
Responsibility: Roger G. Barry and Richard J. Chorley.

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