For Introduction to Meteorology, Introduction to Weather and Climate, and Introduction to the Atmosphere courses in the departments of Geography, Physical Sciences, Meteorology, Earth Sciences, Geology, and Physics.This student-friendly text offers a current and comprehensive introduction to the atmosphere--its components, problems, and applications. It contains easy-to-understand and everyday examples that reinforce basic concepts and related science principles. The Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology, 9/E retains the hallmark professors have come to expect from Tarbuck and Lutgens--a student-friendly writing style, coverage of the most recent atmospheric events, and carefully crafted, accurate, and appealing illustrations by the leading science illustrator, Dennis Tasa.
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Traditional in both structure and approach, this text offers a current and comprehensive introduction to the atmosphere, its components, problems, and applications.From the Back Cover:
There are few aspects of the physical environment that influence our daily lives more than the phenomena we collectively call weather. Newspapers, magazines, and television stations regularly report a wide range of weather events as major news stories—an obvious reflection of people's fascination with the atmosphere. Humanity must also address important environmental problems related to the atmosphere. A basic meteorology course provides a foundation to satisfy our fundamental human curiosity about weather, and to understand the many environmental problems related to the atmosphere.
The Atmosphere, 9/e meets the needs of beginning atmospheric-science students by providing a readable and user-friendly package of text and software. Together, these components provide a highly usable "tool" for learning basic meteorological principles and concepts.
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Book Description Longman Higher Education, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0130501964
Book Description Longman Higher Education, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 4th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130501964