9780970684004

Weather Forecasting Handbook, 4th ed.

Vasquez, Tim

ISBN 10: 0970684002 / 0-9706840-0-2
ISBN 13: 9780970684004
Publisher: Weather Graphics Technologies
Publication Date: 2000
Binding: Softcover
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The Information Age has blossomed and now anyone can run a weather center from their own office or home. Unfortunately, nearly all popular weather books are nothing more than essays on the science of meteorology. The Weather Forecasting Handbook breaks this mold by explaining all the latest forecasting principles, techniques, and tools.

Basic physical concepts are reviewed, and commonly-employed analysis methods are presented. Then weather systems are explained in terms of their thermal structure, dynamics, and effects. Special problems such as thunderstorms, winter weather, and tropical weather get chapters of their own. Margins are filled with forecasting facts, hard-hitting quotes, education stories, and even a few fun weather jokes. With added emphasis on analysis, visualization, and awareness of model limitations, readers learn to learn tools properly and are always a step ahead.

The Weather Forecasting Handbook is a must-have for all meteorology students, advanced weather hobbyists, professionals, weathercasters, storm chasers, sailors, and pilots. Whether you want to know how a short wave works, how to find a front, what isentropic surfaces are, how to analyze a 500-millibar chart, what type of vertical motion to expect around jet streaks, or why a high pressure area is building, the Weather Forecasting Handbook's no-nonsense approach will give you a solid foundation to understanding everyday forecasting problems.

146 illustrations, 7 x 10", color cover.


 

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Weather Forecasting Handbook, 4th ed. (ISBN: 0970684002 / 0-9706840-0-2)
Vasquez, Tim
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ISBN 13: 9780970684004
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