Atmospheric Processes and Systems: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Atmospheric Processes and Systems

1st Edition

By Russell D. Thompson


220 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9780415171465
pub: 1998-08-20
SAVE ~$14.39
Hardback: 9780415171458
pub: 1998-08-20
SAVE ~$42.00
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780203015872
pub: 2002-03-11
from $35.98

FREE Standard Shipping!


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.

About the Series

Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography