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The Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology remains the definitive introductory meteorology text, reinforcing basic concepts with easy-to-grasp, everyday examples. Authors Tarbuck and Lutgens present meteorology with a friendly, largely non-technical narrative, timely coverage of recent atmospheric events, and carefully crafted artwork by leading science illustrator Dennis Tasa.
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Table of contents
1. Introduction to the Atmosphere
2. Heating Earth’s Surface and Atmosphere
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
12. Weather Analysis and Forecasting
13. Air Pollution
14. The Changing Climate
15. World Climates
16. Optical Phenomena of the Atmosphere
Appendix A: Metric Units
Appendix B: Explanation and Decoding of the Daily Weather Map
Appendix C: Relative Humidity and Dew-Point Tables
Appendix D: Laws Relating to Gases
Appendix E: Newton’s Laws, Pressure--Gradient Force, and Coriolis Force
Appendix F: Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale
Appendix G: Climate Data
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