Climates and Weather Explained

1st Edition

Bart Geerts, Edward Linacre

Routledge
Published October 23, 1997
Textbook - 464 Pages
ISBN 9780415125192 - CAT# RU13655

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Summary

Climates and Weather Explained is a comprehensive introduction to the study of the atmosphere integrating climatology and meteorology. Clear explanations of basic principles, concepts and processes are supported by a wealth of highly informative illustrations and a vast array of case studies demonstrating the relevance of weather and climate to everyday life. Focusing particularly on the Southern hemisphere the authors provide fresh insights into topical environmental concerns from global warming and natural hazards to sustainable global population.
The textbook is supplemented by a unique interactive Student CD-ROM containing entirely additional material, for practical work and more advanced study. Closely related to each chapter of the book, the Student CD-ROM features:
* Over 170 extra 'Notes', 40 illustrations and tables.
* Multiple choice, self-assessment and practical exercises.
* Extended glossary and key word searching * Hypertext presentation and extensive cross-referencing
* A gallery of meteorological photographs in full colour
A special Instructors' Resource Pack is also available containing an additional Instuctors'CD-ROM. For further information visit: website address here

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