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Understanding Weather and Climate (7th Edition)

Download Understanding Weather and Climate (7th Edition) written by Edward Aguado, James E. Burt in PDF format. This book is under the category Others and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 321987303/9780321987303. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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book-author

Edward Aguado, James E. Burt

publisher

Pearson; 7th edition (October 10; 2014)

file-type

PDF

pages

608 pages

language

English

asin

321987306

isbn10

321987303

isbn13

9780321987303


Book Description

Aguado and Burt’s Understanding Weather and Climate 7th edition illustrates climatology and meteorology using everyday occurrences and inspired technology tutorials to engage college students in learning about atmospheric processes and patterns. The latest 7th Edition extends coverage of global climate change with new and unique sections covering oceans and climate in the Earth system. Each chapter also focuses on the human aspect of climate and weather; covering high interest weather-related hazards that draw meteorology students into the course; while incorporating the latest science and the most relevant issues.

MasteringMeteorology with eText for Understanding Weather and Climate (sold separately) is an online tutorial; homework; and assessment product designed to improve results by helping your meteorology students quickly master concepts. The ebook and MasteringMeteorology work together to create a classroom experience that is tightly integrated to help college students succeed both in and outside of the classroom.

NOTE: THIS PRODUCT ONLY INCLUDES THE PDF OF THE BOOK. NO ONLINE CODES ETC ARE INCLUDED

book-author

Edward Aguado, James E. Burt

publisher

Pearson; 7th edition (October 10; 2014)

file-type

PDF

pages

608 pages

language

English

asin

321987306

isbn10

321987303

isbn13

9780321987303

Table of contents


Table of contents :
PART 1 Energy and Mass
1. Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere
2. Solar Radiation and the Seasons
3. Energy Balance and Temperature
4. Atmospheric Pressure and Wind

PART 2 Water in the Atmosphere
5. Atmospheric Moisture
6. Cloud Development and Forms
7. Precipitation Processes

PART 3 Distribution and Movement of Air
8. Atmospheric Circulation and Pressure Distributions
9. Air Masses and Fronts

PART 4 Disturbances
10. Midlatitude Cyclones
11. Lightning, Thunder, and Tornadoes
12. Tropical Storms and Hurricanes

PART 5 Weather Forecasting and Human Impacts on the Atmosphere
13. Weather Forecasting and Analysis
14. Human Effects on the Atmosphere

PART 6 Current, Past and Future Climates
15. Earth’s Climates
16. Climate Changes: Past and Future

PART 7 Atmospheric Optics and Appendices
17. Atmospheric Optics
Appendix A: Unit of Measurement and Conversions
Appendix B: The Standard Atmosphere
Appendix C: Weather Map Symbols
Appendix D: Weather Extremes

Cloud Guide
Glossary
Index

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