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.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Barry, Roger G. 1935-
Other Authors: Chorley, Richard J.
Format: Electronic
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Edition:8th ed.
Online Access:Click for online access
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.