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Meteorology. Climatology

  • Fluid Dynamics of the Mid-Latitude Atmosphereby Brian J. Hoskins; Ian N. James

    Wiley 2014; US$ 57.95

    This book gives a coherent development of the current understanding of the fluid dynamics of the middle latitude atmosphere. It is primarily aimed at post-graduate and advanced undergraduate level students and does not assume any previous knowledge of fluid mechanics, meteorology or atmospheric science. The book will be an invaluable resource for any... more...

  • America's Deadliest Twisterby Geoff Partlow

    Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Disaster relief as we know it did not exist when the deadliest tornado in U.S. history gouged a path from southeast Missouri through southern Illinois and into southwestern Indiana. The tri-state tornado of 1925 hugged the ground for 219 miles, generated wind speeds in excess of 300 miles per hour, and killed 695 people. Drawing on survivor interviews,... more...

  • Climate Change for Football Fansby James Atkins; David Mostyn

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 7.28

    Climate policy hits Turf Moor: follow Burnley's adventure in Europe and their roller-coaster struggle for survival in the Premiership while racing through an unconventional take on climate policy. This is a funny book, written in the earthy and irreverent language of the terraces. But it has a serious subtext – about climate change. It's a series... more...

  • The Climate Change Crisisby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    The causes, consequences and costs of responding to climate change are subject to heated political debate in Australia and worldwide, in spite of a growing number of expert reports warning against the irreversible and catastrophic effects of dangerous climate change. This book presents the latest findings and projections, and examines what Australia... more...

  • Warningby Sophie Cunningham

    The Text Publishing Company 2014; US$ 32.99

    Warning is the definitive account of one of the most frightening extreme weather events our country has ever seen. When Cyclone Tracy swept down on Darwin at Christmas 1974, the weather became not just a living thing but a killer. Tracy destroyed an entire city, left seventy-one people dead and ripped the heart out of Australia's season of goodwill.... more...

  • The Economic Implications of Climate Change in Britainby Martin Parry; Rachel Duncan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Climate change could have a substantial economic impact, particularly on coastal states where seas level rises will be felt most strongly. Among these, the British Isles are likely to be significantly affected, and they provide an excellent case study of the consequences for specific sectors of the economy. In this book, leading experts - including... more...

  • Cases in Climate Change Policyby Ragnar E. Lofsted; Ute Collier

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This volume examines case studies on EU countries' policy to combat climate change, examining the constraints of and opportunities for the implementation of climate change strategies in these countries. The introductory section provides an overview of the climate change problem and its potential effects, examining the roles of different greenhouse... more...

  • OECD Studies on Water Climate Change, Water and Agricultureby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 42.00

    This report reviews the main linkages between climate change, water and agriculture as a means to identifying and discussing adaptation strategies for better use and conservation of water resources. It aims to provide guidance to decision makers on choosing an appropriate mix of policies and market approaches to address the interaction between agriculture... more...

  • Cloud Dynamicsby Robert A. Jr. Houze

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 70.95

    As models of the Earth/atmosphere system and observations become ever more sophisticated, and concerns about climate change and societal impacts of extreme weather and its forecasting grow, understanding the role of clouds in the atmosphere is increasingly vital. Cloud Dynamics, Second Edition  provides the essential information needed to understand... more...

  • Air Pollution XXIIby J. W. S. Longhurst; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 362.00

    The proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution, builds upon the prestigious outcomes of the 21 preceding meetings beginning in 1993.Topics covered include: Air pollution modelling; Air pollution mitigation; Air pollution management; Aerosols and particles; Emission studies. more...