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Contemporary climatology

Author: P J Robinson; A Henderson-Sellers
Publisher: Harlow, Essex, England : Longman, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This guide to the nature of the Earth's climate presents a synthesis of contemporary scientific ideas about atmospheric circulation, providing the basic factual information and suggesting ways in which this information can be used.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robinson, P.J. (Peter John), 1944-
Contemporary climatology.
Harlow, Essex, England : Longman, 1999
(OCoLC)607351109
Online version:
Robinson, P.J. (Peter John), 1944-
Contemporary climatology.
Harlow, Essex, England : Longman, 1999
(OCoLC)630482554
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P J Robinson; A Henderson-Sellers
ISBN: 0582276314 9780582276314
OCLC Number: 41158016
Notes: Ann Henderson-Sellers name appears first on previous ed.
Description: xiii, 317 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: The scope and controls of the climate --
The Earth's radiation budget --
Energy and temperature --
Moisture in the atmosphere --
Precipitation --
Winds and pressure --
The general circulation and global climate --
Tropical weather and climate --
Extra-tropical weather and climate --
Local climates --
Human interaction with climate --
Climates of the past --
Modelling the climate --
Climate, climate change and the future.
Responsibility: Peter J. Robinson & Ann Henderson-Sellers.

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'this is an excellent revision of a well-established text that should be welcomed by many students of geography, earth sciences, atmospheric sciences and environmental studies.'Keith Boucher, Read more...

 
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