Atmosphere, The: An Introduction to Meteorology, 14th edition

  • Frederick K Lutgens, 
  • Edward J. Tarbuck, 
  • Redina Herman, 
  • Dennis G. Tasa

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Overview

The Atmosphere remains the definitive introductory meteorology text, reinforcing basic concepts with easy-to-grasp, everyday examples.

Published by Pearson (September 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780135213131

Subject: Earth Science

Category: Meteorology

Table of contents

  1. Introduction to the Atmosphere
  2. Heating Earth’s Surface and Atmosphere
  3. Temperature
  4. Moisture and Atmospheric Stability
  5. Forms of Condensation and Precipitation
  6. Air Pressure and Winds
  7. Circulation of the Atmosphere
  8. Air Masses
  9. Midlatitude Cyclones
  10. Thunderstorms and Tornadoes
  11. Hurricanes
  12. Weather Analysis and Forecasting
  13. Air Pollution
  14. The Changing Climate
  15. World Climates
  16. Optical Phenomena of the Atmosphere

APPENDICES

  1. Metric Units
  2. Explanation and Decoding of the Daily Weather Map
  3. Relative Humidity and Dew-Point Tables
  4. Laws Relating to Gases
  5. Newton’s Laws, Pressure--Gradient Force, and Coriolis Force
  6. Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale
  7. Climate Data

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