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  1. 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 23rd 1997 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 1997 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 1997 by Routledge

  4. 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 22nd 1997 by Routledge

  5. Tropical Environments

    By Martin Kellman, Rosanne Tackaberry

    Tropical Environments presents a comprehensive introduction to the complex systems of the tropics. Covering a broad, cross-regional range of humid through to semi-arid tropical climate zones, the book features a wealth of case studies drawn from throughout the tropical world. The authors tackle the...

    Published August 27th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Astronomy Through the Ages

    The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe

    By Sir Robert Wilson

    From an historical perspective, this text presents an entirely non- mathematical introduction to astronomy from the first endeavours of the ancients to the current developments in research enabled by cutting edge technological advances. Free of mathematics and complex graphs, the book nevertheless...

    Published August 21st 1997 by CRC Press

  7. Climates of the British Isles

    Present, Past and Future

    Edited by Elaine Barrow, Mike Hulme

    Our understanding of climate and its role in human affairs has changed markedly over recent years, as have climate observation systems and modelling capabilities. Reliance on recent weather statistics to provide a guide for future climate is no longer viable. Evidence of human-induced climate...

    Published May 7th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Applied Climatology

    Principles and Practice

    By Allen Perry, Dr Russell Thompson, Russell Thompson

    'Big freeze' conditions, storms, severe flooding, droughts, and heatwaves - recent extremes in weather, with their resultant physical, economic and human losses, highlight the vulnerability of society to changes in the atmosphere. Atmospheric pollution, urbanization, natural atmospheric disasters...

    Published April 23rd 1997 by Routledge

  9. Water Vapor Measurement

    Methods and Instrumentation

    By Pieter R. Wiederhold

    Offering all aspects of humidity measurement and instrumentation, this work includes rudiments and theory, common applications, advantages and limitations of frequently-used sensors and techniques, and guidelines for installation, maintenance and calibration. The disk is intended for easy...

    Published April 10th 1997 by CRC Press

  10. River Quality

    Dynamics and Restoration

    Edited by David A. Dunnette, Antonius Laenen

    What is involved in restoring a river? River Quality: Dynamics and Restoration answers this question through a series of articles and case studies written by some of the field's leading researchers and practitioners. The first part of the book covers the physical, chemical, and biological dynamics...

    Published January 27th 1997 by CRC Press