This book provides a comprehensive text describing and explaining mountain weather and climate processes. It presents the results of a broad range of studies drawn from across the world. The book is useful for specialist courses in climatology as well as for scientists in related disciplines.
1. Mountains and their Climatological Study 2. Geographical Controls of Mountain Meteorological Elements 3. Circulation Systems Related to Orography 4. Climatic Characteristics of Mountains 5. Case Studies 6. Mountain Bioclimatology 7. Changes in Mountain Climates