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Atmospheric Processes and Systems presents a concise introduction to the atmosphere and the fundamentals of weather. Examining different aspects of the mass, energy and circulation systems in the atmosphere, this text provides detailed accounts of specific phenomena, including * the composition and structure of the atmosphere * energy transfers * the cycle of atmospheric water in terms of evaporation, condensation and precipitation * pressure and winds at the primary or global scale * secondary air masses and fronts * thermal differences and weather disturbances. The text includes sixteen boxed case studies, annotated further reading lists and a glossary of key terms.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415171458
ISBN-10: 0415171458
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 174mm x 21mm)
Pages: 220
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Aug-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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