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  1. Atmospheric Processes and Systems

    By Russell D. Thompson

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

    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...

    Published August 20th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Weathering

    An Introduction to the Scientific Principles

    By Will Bland, David Rolls

    Our landscape is constantly changing, but before the dramatic effects of erosion and mass movement take place, more subtle forces work on the rocks, minerals and soils around us. Weathering is the initial process which exposes the top few layers of the Earth to the potential for change.This book...

    Published July 31st 1998 by Routledge

  3. Observing Global Climate Change

    By Kyrill Ya Kondratyev, Arthur P. Cracknell

    This collaborative book aims to offer a comprehensive introduction to global climate, the way it is currently changing, the role of earth, air and satellite observation and monitoring, and subsequent climate modelling. It focuses on the interaction between natural and anthropogenic human- made...

    Published July 15th 1998 by CRC Press

  4. Equatorial Electrojet

    By C Agodi Onwumechikli

    Onwumwchili is an internationally known and highly respected expert in the equatorial electrojet field- a brand of geomagnetism. This is the first book to review all the fields of equatorial electrojet phenomena and their relevant theories in one volume. In certain relevant sections, the book...

    Published January 29th 1998 by CRC Press

  5. Quaternary Deserts and Climatic Change

    Edited by A.S. Alsharhan, K.W. Glennie, G.L. Whittle

    These proceedings record the results of climate change in many areas which are hyper-arid deserts today but which, almost cyclically, at intervals of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of years, have had a much more humid climate....

    Published January 1st 1998 by CRC Press

  6. Introduction to Geophysical Formation Evaluation

    By James K. Hallenburg

    These three works cover the entire field of formation evaluation, from basic concepts and theories, through standard methods used by the petroleum industry, on to new and exciting applications in environmental science and engineering, hydrogeology, and other fields. Designed to be used individually...

    Published December 29th 1997 by CRC Press

  7. Dynamic Meteorology

    A Basic Course

    By Adrian Gordon, Warwick Grace, Roland Byron-Scott, Peter Schwerdtfeger

    'Dynamic Meteorology: A Basic Course' is an introduction to the physics of the atmosphere. Starting from the basics, it provides students with an awareness of simple mathematics and enthusiastically proceeds to provide a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of meteorology. The authors lead...

    Published December 24th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Regional Climates of the British Isles

    By Julian Mayes, Dennis Wheeler

    Global climate and the effects of global warming are commanding unprecendented interest as climates grow more dynamic and changeable. How does global warming change patterns of climate? Why is the weather and climate of the British Isles so variable? Regional Climates of the British Isles presents...

    Published November 13th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Hurricane Andrew

    Ethnicity, Gender and the Sociology of Disasters

    Edited by Walter Gillis Peacock, Hugh Gladwin, Betty Hearn Morrow

    This book explores how social, economic and political factors set the stage for Hurricane Andrew by influencing who was prepared, who was hit the hardest, and who was most likely to recover. Employing unique research data the authors analyze the consequences of conflict and competition on disaster...

    Published October 23rd 1997 by Routledge

  10. Climates and Weather Explained

    By Bart Geerts, Edward Linacre

    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...

    Published October 23rd 1997 by Routledge