Climatology: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover


1st Edition

By A. Austin Miller


326 pages

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Hardback: 9780367362829
pub: 2019-11-14
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Originally published in 1931 (this re-issues the 8th edition of 1953), this book gives students a comprehensive account of global climatic types and the impact of climate on economics, issues of race, health, meteorology and geography. Climate change is covered from earliest times up until the middle of the twentieth century. The material is supplemented with 82 black and white maps/diagrams.

Table of Contents

1. The Meaning and Scope of Climatology 2. The Elements of Climate 3. The Factors of Climate 4. Air Masses 5. The Classification of Climates 6. Equatorial Climates 7. Tropical Climates 8. Tropical Monsoon Climates 9. Western Margin Warm-Temperate Climates 10. Eastern Margin Warm-Temperate Climates 11. Cool Temperate Climates 12. Cold Climates 13. Arctic Climates 14. Desert Climates 15. Mountain Climates 16. Changes of Climate

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1931 and 1997 make major contributions to applied climatology. They include environmental debates about greenhouse gases, ozone, acid rain and land, water and air pollution and discuss:

  • The economic, social, political and strategic implications of weather and climate
  • The health & prosperity of future generations
  • The economics of a green economy
  • Sustainable security, poverty and inequitable land distribution
  • And will be of interest to decision makers in agriculture, economics and business, politicians

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Transportation
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Sustainable Development
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics