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Mountain Meteorology

Fundamentals and Applications

Mountain Meteorology
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Preface

About the author

Acknowledgments

Part 1. Mountain Climates

1. Four Factors that Determine Climate

2. Mountain Climates of North America

Part 2. An Introduction to the Atmosphere

3. Atmospheric Scales of Motion and Atmospheric Composition

4. Atmospheric Structure and the Earth's Boundary Layer

5. Pressure and Winds

6. Air masses and Fronts

7. Clouds and Fogs

8. Precipitation

9. Weather Maps, Forecasts and Data

Part 3. Mountain Winds

10. Terrain-Forced Flows

11. Diurnal Mountain Winds

Part 4. Selected Applications of Mountain Meteorology

12. Air Pollution Dispersion

13. Fire Weather and Smoke Management

14. Aerial Spraying

References

Appendices

Glossary

Acronyms

Abbreviations

Index

Oxford University Press, USA; June 2000
372 pages; ISBN 9780198030447
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