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The weather and climate of Australia and New Zealand

Author: A P Sturman; N J Tapper
Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This revised and updated second edition provides an introduction to the basic concepts underlying the science of the atmosphere from a Southern Hemisphere perspective, and establishes the global setting within which the weather and climate of Australia and New Zealand operate. Sturman from Uni of Canterbury, NZ & Tapper at Monash, Vic.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sturman, A.P. (Andrew P.).
Weather and climate of Australia and New Zealand.
South Melbourne, Vic. ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)767695749
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A P Sturman; N J Tapper
ISBN: 9780195584660 019558466X
OCLC Number: 62307276
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: Previous ed.: 1996.
Description: xviii, 541 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. The Study of the Atmosphere --
2. The Atmosphere Envelope and Radiative Processes --
3. The General Circulation of the Atmosphere --
4. Atmospheric Stability and Air Mass Characteristics --
5. The Origins of Horizontal Motion --
6. Synoptic Scale Circulation --
7. Weather Systems in the Australian and New Zealand Region --
8. Weather Forecasting --
9. Mesoscale Circulations and Pnenomena --
10. Regional and Smaller Scale Climates --
10. The Climate Record and Recent Variability --
12. Climate Change Processes and the Future.
Responsibility: A.P. Sturman, N.J. Tapper.
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