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Designed for non-majors. This text conveys meteorological concepts in a visual and practical manner while at the same time providing students with comprehensive background in basic meteorology. The most current topics in weather are covered, including the flood of 1993, Hurricane Iniki, Hurricane Hugo, ozone depletion, the Greenhouse Effect, the latest in forecasting technology and an entirely new chapter on air pollution (Ch. 17). A 4-color cloud chart is provided at the end of the text.
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Don Ahrens is Professor Emeritus at Modesto Junior College in Modesto, California. The best-selling author of two Cengage Learning texts, Professor Ahrens received the Textbook and Academic Authors Association's McGuffey Longevity Award for the 9th Edition of his market-leading METEOROLOGY TODAY. He has influenced countless professionals in the field of atmospheric science as well as hundreds of thousands of students who use his books to better understand weather and climate. In 2007, the National Weather Association awarded Professor Ahrens a lifetime achievement award for these accomplishments.
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