Part of the Kemp and Young series, this book provides a concise introduction to meteorology. Information is presented using diagrams, illustrations and worked examples. Mathematics is kept to a necessary minimum and there is a comprehensive index to aid quick reference. Notes on Meteorology is suitable for First Officer or Master Marine certification exams, those new to sea faring, and those whose practical experience is limited to narrow areas and wish to expand their knowledge.
'The text is succinct, well written and, although comparatively short, heavily supplemented by figures and tables. - Marine Engineers Review, February 1994
Preface; Instruments; The atmosphere; Cloud and precipitation; Wind; Isobaric systems; Tropical storms; Currents and ice; Weather charts and routeing; Index