Contemporary climatology / P. J. Robinson and A. Henderson-Sellers.

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Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • Oxfordshire, England ; New York : Routledge 2014
Physical description
1 online resource (341 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-138-14956-X
  • 1-315-84266-1
  • 1-317-88955-X
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
Audience
  • Specialized.
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; Acknowledgements; List of symbols; Chapter 1 The scope and controls of the climate; 1.1 The science of climatology; 1.2 The development of climatology; 1.3 Climatic elements; 1.4 The climate system; 1.5 Climatological space and time scales; Box 1.A Climate applications and impacts: the use of climatological knowledge; Box 1.I The climate observing system; Chapter 2 The Earth''s radiation budget; 2.1 The nature of radiation; 2.2 Solar radiation reaching the Earth
  • 2.3 Interaction of solar radiation with the atmosphere2.4 Solar radiation at the Earth''s surface; Box 2.I Instruments and methods for monitoring radiation; 2.5 Terrestrial radiation; 2.6 The global radiation budget; 2.7 Surface radiation budgets; Box 2.A Application of solar radiation information; Chapter 3 Energy and temperature; 3.1 Surface energy budgets; 3.2 Major surface types and their consequences; 3.3 Temperatures at the Earth''s surface; 3.4 The temperature structure of the atmosphere; Box 3.A Applications of energy and temperature information; Box 3.I The measurement of temperature
  • Chapter 4 Moisture in the atmosphere4.1 Evaporation; Box 4.I Monitoring water in the air; 4.2 Moisture in the atmosphere; 4.3 Cloud types and distribution; 4.4 Cloud formation; 4.5 Hydrostatic stability; Box 4.A Application of moisture information; Chapter 5 Precipitation; 5.1 Precipitation formation; 5.2 Precipitation at the ground; Box 5.I The measurement of precipitation; 5.3 Global precipitation distribution; 5.4 The surface water budget; Box 5.A Applications of precipitation information; Chapter 6 Winds and pressure; 6.1 Atmospheric pressure; Box 6.I Measurement of pressure and winds
  • 6.2 Air movement around a rotating planet6.3 Barotropic and baroclinic conditions; Box 6.A Applications of wind information; Chapter 7 The general circulation and global climate; 7.1 The function of the general circulation; 7.2 The nature of the general circulation of the atmosphere; 7.3 Large-scale effects of the surface boundary; 7.4 Climate classification and regions; Box 7.A Succinct and accurate climate descriptions; Box 7.I Combining and comparing observations; Chapter 8 Tropical weather and climate; 8.1 Tropical climates - the Hadley cell; 8.2 Tropical climates - the monsoon regime
  • 8.3 HurricanesBox 8.A Impacts: hurricanes and ENSO; 8.4 El Niño and the Southern Oscillation; Box 8.I Monitoring the ocean surface; Chapter 9 Extra-tropical weather and climate; 9.1 The mid-latitude baroclinic zone; 9.2 Mid-latitude weather; 9.3 Mid-latitude climate regions; 9.4 Polar climates; Box 9.A Applications old and new; Box 9.I Observational networks; Chapter 10 Local climates; 10.1 Factors controlling local climates; 10.2 Interactions between surfaces; 10.3 The urban climate; Box 10.A Airflow around obstacles: applications and impacts; 10.4 The influence of topography
  • 10.5 The influence of larger-scale atmospheric features
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  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Now in its second edition,Climatology continues to provide an up-to-date stimulating and comprehensive guide to the nature of the earth''s climate. It presents a synthesis of contemporary scientific ideas about atmospheric circulation. Topics covered include:-Energy systems-The hydrological cycle-General circulation, local and regional climate-Application of climate information-Use of satellite observations

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