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Meteorology

  • Land Use Impacts on Climateby Xiangzheng Deng; Burak Güneralp; Jinyan Zhan; Hongbo Su

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book?introduces a key issue in research on the climatic impact of land cover and land use changes via terrestrial biogeophysical processes. The parameterization of surface processes and a systematic approach to modeling the climatic impacts of land use change are discussed respectively, and can be used to improve parameterization schemes for climate... more...

  • Hydro-Meteorological Hazards, Risks, and Disastersby Paolo Paron; Giuliano Di Baldassarre; John F. Shroder

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 130.00

    Hydro-Meteorological Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides an integrated look at major atmospheric disasters that have had and continue to have major implications for many of the world?s people, such as floods and droughts. . This volume takes a geoscientific approach to the topic, while also covering current thinking about some directly relevant... more...

  • Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandyby J. Bret Bennington; E. Christa Farmer

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 79.95

    Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy summarizes first results from studies of Superstorm Sandy, including: tide gauge measurements of storm surge, stable isotope variation in precipitation, analysis of the effect of beach nourishment among other factors on structural damage, and comparison with past storms through sediment analysis. This... more...

  • The Two-Mile Time Machineby Richard B. Alley; Richard B. Alley

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 17.95

    In the 1990s Richard B. Alley and his colleagues made headlines with the discovery that the last ice age came to an abrupt end over a period of only three years. In The Two-Mile Time Machine , Alley tells the fascinating history of global climate changes as revealed by reading the annual rings of ice from cores drilled in Greenland. He explains that... more...

  • Hydrometeorological Hazardsby Philippe P. Quevauviller

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.50

    Recent hydrometeorological extreme events have highlighted the increased exposure and vulnerability of societies and the need to strengthen the knowledge-base of related policies. Current research is focused on improving forecasting, prediction and early warning capabilities in order to improve the assessment of vulnerability and risks linked to extreme... more...

  • Meteorological Measurements and Instrumentationby Giles Harrison

    Wiley 2014; US$ 90.95

    This book describes the fundamental scientific principles underlying high quality instrumentation used for environmental measurements. It discusses a wide range of in situ sensors employed in practical environmental monitoring and, in particular, those used in surface based measurement systems. It also considers the use of weather balloons to provide... more...

  • Contemporary Climatologyby Peter J Robinson; Ann Henderson-Sellers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    Now in its second edition, Climatology continues to provide an up-to-date stimulating and comprehensive guide to the nature of the earth's climate. It presents a synthesis of contemporary scientific ideas about atmospheric circulation. Topics covered include: -Energy systems-The hydrological cycle-General circulation, local and regional climate-Application... more...

  • Introduction to the Modelling of Marine Ecosystemsby W. Fennel; T. Neumann

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 101.00

    Introduction to the Modelling of Marine Ecosystems, Second Edition provides foundational information on the construction of chemical and biological models ? from simple cases to more complex biogeochemical models and life cycle resolving model components. This step-by-step approach to increasing the complexity of the models allows readers to explore... more...

  • Applicable Atmospheric Dynamicsby Istvan Szunyogh

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 205.00

    This book offers an overview of advanced techniques to study atmospheric dynamics by numerical experimentation. It is primarily intended for scientists and graduate students working on interdisciplinary research problems at the intersection of the atmospheric sciences, applied mathematics, statistics and physics. Scientists interested in adopting techniques... more...

  • The Weather Handbookby Alan Watts

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 16.99

    The Weather Handbook is the essential guide to how the weather is formed, providing readers with the ability to look at the sky and interpret its signs, and combine this knowledge with information provided by professional forecasts to assess for themselves what the coming weather is likely to be. This handbook has been the standard reference... more...