This lab manual’s 18 exercises encourage readers to review important ideas and concepts through problem solving, simulations, and guided thinking. The graphics program and seven computer-based simulations and tutorials help to convey key concepts. Designed to accompany any meteorology book, it features a two-column format with perforated pages for easy use in the lab. Interactive computer modules are presented as Flash applets, examining topics such as Earth-Sun geometry, radiation fluxes, moisture, hurricanes, and climate controls. A CD containing seven modules of simulations and tutorials has been completely revised to run in with Flash, offering a more user-friendly interface and a higher degree of interactivity. This software is bound into every new copy of the Exercise manual.
Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere; Earth-Sun Geometry; The Surface Energy Budget; Simulating the Earth's Energy Budget; Atmospheric Moisture; Saturation and Atmospheric Stability; Cloud Droplets and Raindrops; Atmospheric Motion; Weather Map Analysis; Mid-Latitude Cyclones; Thunderstorms and Tornadoes; Hurricanes; Climate Controls; Climate Classification and World Climates; Climatic Variability and Change; Simulating Climatic Change; Dimensions and Units; Earth Measures; GeoClock; Weather Symbols.
A useful reference for anyone interested in learning more about weather and climate.
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Greg Carbone is an Associate Professor at the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Geography at the University of South Carolina. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin in 1990; his areas of interest include Climate Variability and Change, and Climate Impacts. His major research project examines how the water resource community uses climate information in their decision making.
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