Exercises for Weather and Climate, by Carbone, Greg
- ISBN: 9780321596253 | 0321596250
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/21/2009
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This lab manualrs"s 18 exercises encourage readers to review important ideas and concepts through problem solving, simulations, and guided thinking. The graphics program and seven computer-based simulations and tutorials help to convey key concepts. Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere; Earth-Sun Geometry; The Surface Energy Budget; Simulating the Earth's Energy Budget; Atmospheric Moisture; Saturation and Atmospheric Stability; Cloud Droplets and Raindrops; Atmospheric Motion; Weather Map Analysis; Mid-Latitude Cyclones; Thunderstorms and Tornadoes; Hurricanes; Climate Controls; Climate Classification and World Climates; Climatic Variability and Change; Simulating Climatic Change; Dimensions and Units; Earth Measures; GeoClock; Weather Symbols.A useful reference for anyone interested in learning more about weather and climate.