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Mountain meteorology : fundamentals and applications

Author: C David Whiteman
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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An introduction to the basic principles and concepts of mountain meteorology. The text goes on to discuss their application in natural resources management, and explains and illustrates observable  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C David Whiteman
ISBN: 0195132718 9780195132717
OCLC Number: 41002851
Description: xiii, 355 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Mountain Climates --
Four Factors that Determine Climate --
Latitude --
Altitude --
Continentality --
Regional Circulations --
Mountain Climates of North America --
The Appalachians --
The Coast Range, the Alaska Range, the Cascade Range, and the Sierra Nevada --
The Rocky Mountains --
Between the Mountains --
An Introduction to the Atmosphere --
Atmospheric Scales of Motion and Atmospheric Composition --
Atmospheric Scales of Motion --
Atmospheric Composition --
Atmospheric Structure and the Earth's Boundary Layer --
Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere --
Temperature --
Atmospheric Stability --
The Atmospheric Boundary Layer and the Surface Energy Budget --
Pressure and Winds --
Atmospheric Pressure --
Winds --
Air Masses and Fronts --
Air Mass Source Regions and Trajectories --
Fronts --
Clouds and Fogs --
Clouds --
Fogs --
Precipitation --
Types of Precipitation --
Intensity of Precipitation --
Measuring Precipitation --
Formation of Precipitation --
Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Precipitation --
Icing --
Mountain Thunderstorms --
Weather Maps, Forecasts, and Data --
Weather Maps --
Forecasting Guidelines --
Weather Information: Data Collection and Dissemination --
Obtaining Professional Forecasts for Major Federal Projects --
Mountain Winds --
Terrain-Forced Flows --
Three Factors that Affect Terrain-Forced Flows --
Flow over Mountains --
Flow around Mountains --
Flows through Gaps, Channels, and Passes --
Blocking, Cold Air Damming, and Obstruction of Air Masses --
On the High Plains: The Low-Level Jet.
Responsibility: C. David Whiteman.
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