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Meteorology

  • Radar Hydrologyby Yang Hong; Jonathan J. Gourley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    Radar Hydrology: Principles, Models, and Applications provides graduate students, operational forecasters, and researchers with a theoretical framework and practical knowledge of radar precipitation estimation. The only text on the market solely devoted to radar hydrology, this comprehensive reference: Begins with a brief introduction to radar... more...

  • Mathematical and Physical Fundamentals of Climate Changeby Zhihua Zhang; John C. Moore

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Mathematical and Physical Fundamentals of Climate Change is the first book to provide an overview of the math and physics necessary for scientists to understand and apply atmospheric and oceanic models to climate research.  The book begins with basic mathematics then leads on to specific applications in atmospheric and ocean dynamics, such as fluid... more...

  • Melting Awayby Camille Seamna

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    For ten years Camille Seaman has documented the rapidly changing landscapes of Earth's polar regions. As an expedition photographer aboard small ships in the Arctic and Antarctic, she has chronicled the accelerating effects of global warming on the jagged face of nearly fifty thousand icebergs. Seaman's unique perspective of the landscape is entwined... more...

  • 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...