• Science

Synoptic-dynamic Meteorology in Midlatitudes: Principles of kinematics and dynamics


Author: Howard B. Bluestein
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195062670
Category: Science
Page: 431
View: 5542
This new, comprehensive textbook examines the foundations of synoptic meteorology, from the analysis of sclar fields to atmospheric kinematics, dynamics, and thermodynamics.


    • Nature

East Asian Monsoon


Author: Chih-Pei Chang
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9789812701411
Category: Nature
Page: 564
View: 6858
The East Asian summer monsoon has complex space and time structures that are distinct from the South Asian summer monsoon. It covers both subtropics and midlatitudes and its rainfall tends to be concentrated in rain belts that stretch for many thousands of kilometers and affect China, Japan, Korea, and the surrounding areas. The circulation of the East Asian winter monsoon encompasses a large meridional domain with cold air outbreaks emanating from the Siberian high and penetrates deeply into the equatorial Maritime Continent region, where the center of maximum rainfall has long been recognized as a major planetary scale heat source that provides a significant amount of energy which drives the global circulation during boreal winter. The East Asian summer monsoon is also closely linked with the West Pacific summer monsoon. Both are part of the global climate system and are affected by El Nino?Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and surface temperature variations in the western Pacific and surrounding oceans, the tropospheric biennial oscillation, and the South Asian summer monsoon. In addition, typhoons in the western North Pacific are most active during the East Asian summer monsoon. They may be considered as a component of the East Asian summer monsoon as they contribute substantial amounts of rainfall and have major impacts on the region. Because of its impacts on nearly one-third of the worldOCOs population and on the global climate system (including effects on the climate change), the study of the East Asian monsoon has received increased attention both in East Asian countries and in the United States. This book presents reviews of recent research on the subject."

    • Science

Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences


Author: Gerald R. North,John A. Pyle,Fuqing Zhang
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0123822262
Category: Science
Page: 2998
View: 4316
Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, 2nd Edition is an authoritative resource covering all aspects of atmospheric sciences, including both theory and applications. With more than 320 articles and 1,600 figures and photographs, this revised version of the award-winning first edition offers comprehensive coverage of this important field. The six volumes in this set contain broad-ranging articles on topics such as atmospheric chemistry, biogeochemical cycles, boundary layers, clouds, general circulation, global change, mesoscale meteorology, ozone, radar, satellite remote sensing, and weather prediction. The Encyclopedia is an ideal resource for academia, government, and industry in the fields of atmospheric, ocean, and environmental sciences. It is written at a level that allows undergraduate students to understand the material, while providing active researchers with the latest information in the field. Covers all aspects of atmospheric sciences—including both theory and applications Presents more than 320 articles and more than 1,600 figures and photographs Broad-ranging articles include topics such as atmospheric chemistry, biogeochemical cycles, boundary layers, clouds, general circulation, global change, mesoscale meteorology, ozone, radar, satellite remote sensing, and weather prediction An ideal resource for academia, government, and industry in the fields of atmospheric, ocean, and environmental sciences

    • Science

Fundamentals of Physics and Chemistry of the Atmosphere


Author: Guido Visconti
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3662045400
Category: Science
Page: 593
View: 1564
This book takes an introductory look at the physics and chemistry of the atmosphere and the climate dynamics. It provides the basics in thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, radiation and chemistry and explains the most interesting problems existing in the study of the atmosphere of the Earth and planets. This book also offers the computer programs to solve these problems. Themes covered include the most recent evolution concerning the ozone hole, the carbon dioxide problem, and chaos theory.


Meteorology


Author: N.A
Publisher: PediaPress
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Mid-Latitude Atmospheric Dynamics

A First Course
Author: Jonathan E. Martin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118687892
Category: Science
Page: 336
View: 8889
This exciting text provides a mathematically rigorous yet accessible textbook that is primarily aimed at atmospheric science majors. Its accessibility is due to the texts emphasis on conceptual understanding. The first five chapters constitute a companion text to introductory courses covering the dynamics of the mid-latitude atmosphere. The final four chapters constitute a more advanced course, and provide insights into the diagnostic power of the quasi-geostrophic approximation of the equations outlined in the previous chapters, the meso-scale dynamics of thefrontal zone, the alternative PV perspective for cyclone interpretation, and the dynamics of the life-cycle of mid-latitude cyclones. Written in a clear and accessible style Features real weather examples and global case studies Each chapter sets out clear learning objectives and tests students’ knowledge with concluding questions and answers A Solutions Manual is also available for this textbook on the Instructor Companion Site www.wileyeurope.com/college/martin. “…a student-friendly yet rigorous textbook that accomplishes what no other textbook has done before… I highly recommend this textbook. For instructors, this is a great book if they don’t have their own class notes – one can teach straight from the book. And for students, this is a great book if they don’t take good class notes – one can learn straight from the book. This is a rare attribute of advanced textbooks.” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS), 2008

    • Science

Meteorology Today


Author: C. Donald Ahrens,Robert Henson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305480627
Category: Science
Page: 656
View: 3014
METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition combines market-leading content in weather, climate, and earth science with the interactive learning experience you expect from Cengage Learning. Grounded in the scientific method, this student-friendly and highly visual text shows you how to observe, calculate, and synthesize information as a budding scientist, systematically analyzing meteorological concepts and issues. Specific discussions center on severe weather systems, such as tornadoes, thunderstorms, and hurricanes, as well as everyday elements, such as wind, precipitation, condensation, masses and fronts, and the seasons. Events and issues dominating today's news cycles also receive thorough attention, and include analysis of Superstorm Sandy, the Oklahoma tornadoes, and recent findings from the US National Climate Assessment and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition is a dynamic learning tool packed with self-testing features such as end-of-chapter summaries, key terms, review questions, exercises and problems, live animations, web links, and more. Whether you choose a bound book or interactive eBook, METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition takes your learning to atmospheric heights! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

    • Science

Mesoscale Meteorology in Midlatitudes


Author: Paul Markowski,Yvette Richardson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119966671
Category: Science
Page: 430
View: 363
Mesoscale Meteorology in Mid-Latitudes presents the dynamics of mesoscale meteorological phenomena in a highly accessible, student-friendly manner. The book's clear mathematical treatments are complemented by high-quality photographs and illustrations. Comprehensive coverage of subjects including boundary layer mesoscale phenomena, orographic phenomena and deep convection is brought together with the latest developments in the field to provide an invaluable resource for mesoscale meteorology students. Mesoscale Meteorology in Mid-Latitudes functions as a comprehensive, easy-to-use undergraduate textbook while also providing a useful reference for graduate students, research scientists and weather industry professionals. Illustrated in full colour throughout Covers the latest developments and research in the field Comprehensive coverage of deep convection and its initiation Uses real life examples of phenomena taken from broad geographical areas to demonstrate the practical aspects of the science

    • Science

An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology


Author: James R. Holton
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123540151
Category: Science
Page: 535
View: 3033
MATLAB scripts (M-files) are provided on the accompanying CD.

    • Nature

Dynamics of the Atmosphere

A Course in Theoretical Meteorology
Author: Wilford Zdunkowski,Andreas Bott
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521006668
Category: Nature
Page: 719
View: 9033
A graduate-level text book for students in meteorology, containing numerous exercise sets and solutions.


    • Technology & Engineering

Fundamentals of Air Pollution


Author: Arthur C. Stern
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0323147674
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 508
View: 3296
Fundamentals of Air Pollution focuses on air quality and the control of air pollution. This book discusses the meteorology of air pollution and the behavior of the atmosphere, which differentiates air pollution from the various aspects of environmental management and protection. Organized into four parts encompassing 28 chapters, this text begins with an overview of the gaseous composition of unpolluted air, including nitrogen, oxygen, water, argon, carbon dioxide, neon, helium, methane, hydrogen, nitrous oxide, and organic vapor. This book then differentiates the primary pollutants that are emitted directly from the source and the secondary pollutants that cause eye irritation, smog, and haze. Other chapters consider the adverse effects of air pollution to human health, environment, and economy. This book is a valuable resource to air pollution, space, atmospheric, and medical scientists, as well as environmentalists, ecologists, biologists, and meteorologists. This text will also be useful to economists, engineers, sanitarians, chemists, public administrators, educators, public relations specialists, researchers, and students.

    • Atmosphere

Essentials of Meteorology

An Invitation to the Atmosphere
Author: C. Donald Ahrens
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Atmosphere
Page: 473
View: 8262
Updated and enhanced for this fourth edition. Ahrens' ability to explain relatively complicated ideas in a student-friendly, manageable fashion allows even non-science students to visualise the principles of meteorology.

    • Meteorology

Monthly Weather Review


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Meteorology
Page: N.A
View: 4555

    • Science

Weather Analysis


Author: Dusan Djuric
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780135011492
Category: Science
Page: 304
View: 5559
This text describes those tropospheric structures large enough to play a role in weather analysis — air masses and patterns in wind and other variables. Describes all important large-scale structures of the atmosphere — and their physical relationships; presents conceptual models of atmospheric phenomena and structures with schematic drawings and with examples on synoptic charts; provides relevant physical and mathematical description of basic interrelations. MARKETS:For courses in Weather Analysis, Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Synoptic Meteorology, Atmospheric Circulation Systems.

    • Technology & Engineering

Enclosure Fire Dynamics


Author: Bjorn Karlsson,James Quintiere
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420050219
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 336
View: 3743
The increasing complexity of technological solutions to both fire safety design issues and fire safety regulations demand higher levels of training and continuing education for fire protection engineers. Historical precedents on how to deal with fire hazards in new or unusual buildings are seldom available, and new performance-based building codes often require mathematical or computer fire modeling. Until now, however, there has been no current, truly comprehensive engineering book that builds an in-depth understanding of the scientific aspects of enclosure fires. Enclosure Fire Dynamics fills this void with a complete description of enclosure fires and how the outbreak of a fire in a compartment causes changes in the environment. The authors-both internationally renowned experts in fire safety and protection engineering-offer a clear presentation of the dominant mechanisms controlling enclosure fires and develop simple analytical relationships useful in designing buildings for fire safety. They show readers how to derive engineering equations from first principles, stating the assumptions clearly and showing how the resulting equations compare to experimental data. The details and the approach offered by this text provide readers with a confidence in-and the applicability of-a wide range of commonly used engineering equations and models. Enclosure Fire Dynamics will enhance the knowledge of professional fire protection engineers, researchers, and investigators and help build a strong foundation for engineering students.

    • Nature

The handy weather answer book


Author: Walter Andrew Lyons
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780760757673
Category: Nature
Page: 397
View: 1452

    • Science

Atmospheric Frontal Dynamics


Author: Mankin Mak
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107133203
Category: Science
Page: 200
View: 8891
The first self-contained and comprehensive volume on atmospheric fronts, for students and instructors in atmospheric sciences and meteorology.