9780023545153

Climatology: An Atmospheric Science

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  • ISBN13:

    9780023545153

  • ISBN10:

    0023545151

  • Edition: Facsimile
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/1993
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

Discusses the various climates found around the world and the influence of man's actions

Table of Contents

Physical and Dynamic Climatology
The Basis of Modern Climatology
Energy and the Atmosphere
Temperature and Temperature Distribution
Human Impact on the Energy Balance
Moisture in the Atmosphere
Precipitation
Motion in the Atmosphere
Global Circulation
Inter-Annual Variation in Weather
Air Masses, Frontal Systems, and Synoptic Climatology
Tropical Cyclones and Tornadoes
Regional Climatology
Regional Climates: Scales of Study
Regionalism of the Climatic Environment
Tropical Climates
The Mid-Latitude Climates
Climates of North America
Polar and Highland Climates
Climates of the Past Future
Reconstructing the Past
Causes of Climatic Change
Future Climates
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