9780130167989

Exercises for Weather and Climate

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130167989

  • ISBN10:

    0130167983

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/2000
  • Publisher: Pearson (Manual)
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Summary

For courses in Introduction to Meteorology. This laboratory manual, appropriate for use with any introductory meteorology or weather and climate text, consists of 20 exercises that combine data analysis, problem-solving, and experimentation with questions designed to encourage critical thinking. Each lab manual comes automatically packaged with a CD-ROM that contains software for use with some of the exercises.

Table of Contents

Preface iii
Software Notes iv
Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere
1(8)
Earth-Sun Geometry
9(18)
GeoClock
27(8)
The Surface Energy Budget
35(12)
Simulating the Earth's Energy Budget
47(10)
Atmospheric Moisture
57(18)
Saturation and Atmospheric Stability
75(14)
Cloud Droplets and Raindrops
89(8)
Atmospheric Motion
97(18)
Weather Map Analysis
115(18)
Mid-Latitude Cyclones
133(16)
Thunderstorms and Tornadoes
149(16)
Hurricanes
165(12)
Climate Controls
177(16)
Climate Classification
193(16)
World Climates
209(2)
Climatic Variability and Change
211(12)
Simulating Climatic Change
223(6)
Appendix A Dimensions and Units 229(10)
Appendix B Earth Measures 239(4)
Appendix C Weather Symbols 243

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