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Weather, macroweather, and the climate : our random yet predictable atmosphere

Author: S Lovejoy
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes in simple terms a new paradigm for understanding the atmosphere, that goes beyond just "weather" and "climate." Veering from the popular expression that "the climate is what you  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S Lovejoy
ISBN: 9780190864217 0190864214 9780190864231 0190864230
OCLC Number: 1048938194
Description: xvi, 334 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Zooming through scales by the billion --
New worlds versus scaling : from Van Leeuwenhoek to Mandelbrot --
How big is a cloud? --
The weather : nothing but turbulence, and don't mind the gap --
Macroweather, the climate and beyond --
What have we done? --
Macroweather predictions and climate projections --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Shaun Lovejoy.

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[Lovejoy] explains in simple terms the concept of atmospheric variability, from millimetre to planetary scales and from milliseconds to billions of years...students looking for an introduction to Read more...

 
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