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General Climatology, Fourth Edition

Howard J. Critchfield

ISBN 10: 8120304764 / ISBN 13: 9788120304765
Published by PHI Learning, 2009
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A non-technical, General Climatology is well-balanced introductory text emphasizing on natural and cultural processes in the climatic system. It is updated to reflect emerging themes in climatological research and applications. Examines the applications of climatology to economics, social and political problems. Designed to meet the needs of students, this widely-adopted volume introduces the fundamentals of climatology in a thorough and well illustrated manner. The text is appropriate for one term/junior level courses in climatology or weather. Contents Part I_THE PHYSICAL ELEMENTS OF WEATHER AND CLIMATE: Climate and the Atmosphere. Energy and Temperature. Atmospheric Moisture. Motion in the Climate System. Weather Disturbances. Part II_PATTERNS OF WORLD CLIMATE: Climatic Classification. Climates Dominated by Equatorial and Tropical Air Masses. Climates Dominated by Tropical and Polar Air Masses. Climates Dominated by Polar and Arctic Air Masses: Highland and Ocean Climates. Climatic Change. Part III_APPLIED CLIMATOLOGY: Climate and Water Resources. Climate and the Biosphere. Climate, Agriculture, and Food. Climate, Energy, and Industrial Technology. Human Bioclimatology. Climate and Housing. Modification of Weather and Climate. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. Printed Pages: 464. Bookseller Inventory # 13334

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Title: General Climatology, Fourth Edition

Publisher: PHI Learning

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

Edition: 4th edition.

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