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Published: 27 May 2010

661 Pages | 250 colour illustrations


ISBN: 9780199215423

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Fundamentals of Weather and Climate

Second Edition

Robin McIlveen

  • Covers the essential aspects of weather and climate in the lower atmosphere and links the qualitative concepts with the quantitative mechanisms that drive it
  • Thought-provoking end of chapter questions encourage the students to engage with and explore the subject for themselves
  • Extensive learning features throughout the book make it a flexible resource for self-study and to support lectures
  • Online Resource Centre features additional resources for lecturers and students to enhance the educational vaule of the text

New to this Edition:

  • Increased coverage of mid- and low-latitude weather systems, global circulation and regional systems, atmospheric thermodynamics, and, climate modelling and prediction
  • Enhanced mathematical support opens the text to those without a strong mathematical background
  • Full worked solutions to problems
  • New end of chapter summaries
  • Photographs and figures are accompanied by detailed captions that highlight their relevance to important concepts and mechanisms being illustrated

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