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Main Title Meteorology today : an introduction to weather, climate, and the environment /
Author Ahrens, C. Donald,
Publisher Brooks/Cole, CengageLearning,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 237404461
ISBN 0495555738; 9780495555735; 9780495555742; 0495555746
Subjects Meteorology--Textbooks. ; Meteorologie
Holdings
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EKBM  QC861.3.A47 2009 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 08/06/2012
Edition 9th ed.
Collation xix, 549, 18, 16, 2, 14 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Notes
Includes index. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
The Earth and its atmosphere -- Energy : warming the Earth and the atmosphere -- Seasonal and daily temperatures -- Atmospheric humidity -- Condensation : dew, fog, and clouds -- Stability and cloud development -- Precipitation -- Air pressure and winds -- Wind : small scale and local systems -- Wind : global systems -- Air masses and fronts -- Middle-latitude cyclones -- Weather forecasting -- Thunderstorms and tornadoes -- Hurricanes -- The Earth's changing climate -- Global climate -- Air pollution -- Light, color, and atmospheric optics.