Originally published in 1970, this book brings together the most significant and pertinent associations between man’s economic and social activities, and the variations in the atmospheric environment. Particular emphasis is placed on economic activities and the weather, economic analysis of weather and the benefits and costs of weather knowledge. In addition, some of the sociological, physiological, political, planning and legal aspects of atmospheric resources are discussed.
1. Introduction 2. Weather Variations 3. Economic Activities 4. Sociological and Physiological Aspects 5. Economic Analysis of Weather 6. Weather Knowledge: Benefits and Costs 7. Political, Planning and Legal Aspects 8. Conclusion Indexes: Subject, Geographical, Organization, Author.
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: