Contemporary climatology / Peter J. Robinson & Ann Henderson-Sellers.

Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • Harlow, Essex, England : Longman 1999
Physical description
xiii, 317 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 0582276314
  • 9780582276314
Notes
  • Ann Henderson-Sellers name appears first on previous ed.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [304]-311) and index.
Contents
  • The scope and controls of the climate -- The Earth's radiation budget -- Energy and temperature -- Moisture in the atmosphere -- Precipitation -- Winds and pressure -- The general circulation and global climate -- Tropical weather and climate -- Extra-tropical weather and climate -- Local climates -- Human interaction with climate -- Climates of the past -- Modelling the climate -- Climate, climate change and the future.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English
  • This guide to the nature of the Earth's climate presents a synthesis of contemporary scientific ideas about atmospheric circulation, providing the basic factual information and suggesting ways in which this information can be used.

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