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- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 29.95
Weather describes the condition of the air surrounding a particular area at a certain time and includes references to temperature, humidity, wind speeds, cloudiness, and precipitation. Climate refers to general weather conditions occurring in a defined area over an extended period of time. From the first use of mercury for measuring temperatures to... more...
Realizing Teracomputing, Proceedings Of The Tenth Ecmwf Workshop On The Use Of High Performance Computers In MeteorologyWorld Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 227.00
Geosciences and in particular numerical weather prediction are demanding the highest levels of available computer power. The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, with its experience in using supercomputers in this field, organizes every other year a workshop bringing together manufacturers, computer scientists, researchers and operational... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 354.00
Geosciences and, in particular, numerical weather prediction are demanding the highest levels of available computer power. The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, with its experience in using supercomputers in this field, organizes every other year a workshop bringing together manufacturers, computer scientists, researchers and operational... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00
Edited by Shardul Agrawala. Climate change poses a serious challenge to social and economic development in all countries. While international commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are essential, adaptation to the impacts of climate change must also be integrated into sectoral and economic policies worldwide. This volume examines the implications... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 119.00
An academically focused collection of papers highlighting the successes and challenges of a move from disaster to risk management in responding to drought. The book passes on the experiences gained from Australia?s trail-blazing new policy, introduced in 1992. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 159.00
Clouds are an important factor in the weather. This book summarizes knowledge on cloud optical properties, for example their ability to absorb, transmit, and reflect light, which depends on the clouds' geometrical and microphysical characteristics. It also addresses problems related to the image transfer through clouds and cloud remote sensing. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 239.00
Sprites are arguably the most dramatic discovery in solar-terrestrial physics. Shortly after the first ground based video recordings of sprites, observations on board the Space Shuttle detected sprites and elves occurring all around the world. These reports led to sprite observations in North America, South America, Australia, Japan, and Europe. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 229.00
In the summer of 2000 the German geo-research satellite CHAMP was launched into orbit. Its innovative payload arrangement and the low initial orbit allow CHAMP to simultaneously collect and almost continuously analyse precise data relating to gravity and magnetic fields at low altitude. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 179.00
Dust storms, produced by the removal of surface materials from the world's drylands, are a vital component of the environment. This book explores and summarises research on where dust storms originate, why dust storms are generated, where dust is transported and deposited, the nature of dust deposits and the changing frequency of dust storms. more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 232.00
This series, established in 1965, is concerned with recent developments in the general area of atomic, molecular, and optical physics. The field is in a state of rapid growth, as new experimental and theoretical techniques are used on many old and new problems. Topics covered also include related applied areas, such as atmospheric science, astrophysics,... more...