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This lab manualrs"s 18 exercises encourage readers to review important ideas and concepts through problem solving, simulations, and guided thinking. The graphics program and seven computer-based simulations and tutorials help to convey key concepts. Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere; Earth-Sun Geometry; The Surface Energy Budget; Simulating the Earth's Energy Budget; Atmospheric Moisture; Saturation and Atmospheric Stability; Cloud Droplets and Raindrops; Atmospheric Motion; Weather Map Analysis; Mid-Latitude Cyclones; Thunderstorms and Tornadoes; Hurricanes; Climate Controls; Climate Classification and World Climates; Climatic Variability and Change; Simulating Climatic Change; Dimensions and Units; Earth Measures; GeoClock; Weather Symbols.A useful reference for anyone interested in learning more about weather and climate.
Greg Carbone is an Associate Professor at the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Geography at the University of South Carolina. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin in 1990; his areas of interest include Climate Variability and Change, and Climate Impacts. His major research project examines how the water resource community uses climate information in their decision making.
Table of Contents
|Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere|
|The Surface Energy Budget|
|Simulating the Earth's Energy Budget|
|Saturation and Atmospheric Stability|
|Cloud Droplets and Raindrops|
|Weather Map Analysis|
|Thunderstorms and Tornadoes|
|Climate Classification and World Climates|
|Climatic Variability and Change|
|Simulating Climatic Change|
|Dimensions and Units|
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