Atmosphere, weather, and climate / Roger G. Barry and Richard J. Chorley.
A comprehensive introduction to weather processes and climatic conditions around the world, observed changes and projected future trends: an updated edition, invaluable to all students of the earth's atmosphere and world climate.
London ; New York :
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Table of Contents:
- Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface to the eighth edition; Acknowledgements; Introduction and history of meteorology and climatology; Atmospheric composition, mass and structure; Solar radiation and the global energy budget; Atmospheric moisture budget; Atmospheric instability, cloud formation and precipitation processes; Atmospheric motion: principles; Planetary-scale motions in the atmosphere and ocean; Numerical models of the general circulation, climate and weather prediction; Mid-latitude synoptic and mesoscale systems; Weather and climate in middle and high latitudes.