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Meteorology: Understanding the Atmosphere
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Pub
Publication date September 13, 2013
Pages 575
Binding Paperback
Edition 4 pap/psc
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781284030808
ISBN-10 1284030806
Dimensions 0.75 by 8.50 by 11.25 in.
Weight 2.45 lbs.
Original list price $195.95
Other format details sci/tech
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Written for the undergraduate, introductory course, the updated Fourth Edition engages students with real-world examples and a captivating narrative. It highlights how we observe the atmosphere and then uses those discoveries to explain atmospheric phenomena. The text begins with discussions on primary atmospheric variables involved in the formation of weather: pressure, temperature, moisture, clouds, and precipitation, and include practical information on weather maps and weather observation. It then progresses to discuss weather and climate topics such as the interaction between atmosphere amd ocean, severe/extreme weather, weather forecasting, and climate change.

The updated Fourth Edition includes new content on recent meteorological topics, including geomagnetic storms, normal temperatures, extreme rainfall, flooding, global-scale winds, tornado outbreaks and debris, the air pollution in China, the hole in the ozone layer, ocean acidification, and many more engaging topics. New sections on Superstorm Sandy and Cyclone Forecasting, the tornados of 2011, and conceptual models of frontal systems have been added making the Fourth Edition of Meteorology: Understanding the Atmosphere the most up-to-date and invaluable resource available.

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4 pap/psc edition from Jones & Bartlett Pub (September 13, 2013)
9781284030808 | details & prices | 575 pages | 8.50 × 11.25 × 0.75 in. | 2.45 lbs | List price $195.95
About: Written for the undergraduate, introductory course, the updated Fourth Edition engages students with real-world examples and a captivating narrative.
3 pap/psc edition from Jones & Bartlett Pub (April 22, 2011)
9781449631758 | details & prices | 578 pages | 8.25 × 10.50 × 1.00 in. | 2.40 lbs | List price $203.95
About: Every new copy of this title includes an online access code to the Meteorology, Third Edition Interactive Study Guide.
2 pck edition from Brooks/Cole Pub Co (March 10, 2006)
9780495108924 | details & prices | 467 pages | 8.50 × 10.75 × 0.75 in. | 2.70 lbs | List price $263.95
About: An entirely new way for students to observe, analyze, and understand meteorology, - Steven A.
With Pauline Rowson | Pap/cdr edition from Brooks/Cole Pub Co (April 1, 2002)
9780534387945 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.50 × 0.75 in. | 2.35 lbs | List price $250.95
This edition also contains Death Lies Beneath
About: Ackerman/Knox's METEOROLOGY: UNDERSTANDING THE ATMOSPHERE presents the subject of weather as it directly affects the student, presenting the material with a moderate amount of detail, to make them knowledgeable citizens of the world.
from Thomson Learning (January 1, 2002)
9789990007275 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.25 × 0.75 in. | 2.25 lbs | List price $0.02
With Gerald Brittle | Reprint edition from St Martins Pr (October 1, 1991); titled "The Demonologist: The Extraordinary Career of Ed and Lorraine Warren"
9780312926014 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $4.99
This edition also contains The Demonologist: The Extraordinary Career of Ed and Lorraine Warren
About: If you think ghosts are only responsible for hauntings, think again.
With Patrick Valduriez, Georges Gardarin | from Addison-Wesley (January 1, 1989); titled "Analysis and Comparison of Relational Database Systems"

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