Physical Geography

Author: Joseph A. Mason
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780190246860
Release Date: 2015-12-15
Genre: Physical geography

H. J. de Blij is listed as the first author of the fourth edition.

Essentials of Meteorology An Invitation to the Atmosphere

Author: C. Donald Ahrens
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840049339
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Science

This updated and enhanced sixth edition of ESSENTIALS OF METEOROLOGY is written by the widely read and authoritative author in introductory meteorology--Donald Ahrens. Ahrens’s ability to explain relatively complicated ideas in a student-friendly, manageable fashion allows even non-science students to visualize the principles of meteorology. ESSENTIALS OF METEOROLOGY, Sixth Edition, is completely updated with over 250 new images and figures and the latest research and coverage. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Ice Chronicles

Author: Paul Andrew Mayewski
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781611683844
Release Date: 2012-07-03
Genre: Nature

An exciting account of revolutionary new discoveries for understanding the earth's climate, and their implications for future scientific research and global environmental policy.

Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather

Author: Dr. Stephen H. Schneider
ISBN: 9780199765324
Release Date: 2011-06-09
Genre: Science

This three-volume A-to-Z compendium consists of over 300 entries written by a team of leading international scholars and researchers working in the field. Authoritative and up-to-date, the encyclopedia covers the processes that produce our weather, important scientific concepts, the history of ideas underlying the atmospheric sciences, biographical accounts of those who have made significant contributions to climatology and meteorology and particular weather events, from extreme tropical cyclones and tornadoes to local winds.

World Geography The World

Author: Ray Sumner
Publisher: Salem PressInc
ISBN: 0893562769
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Science

Covers the major region of the world, with information on such topics as physical geography, biogeography, economic geography, human geography, and natural resources.

Introduction to Geography

ISBN: 0072826851
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Geography

Fireworks erupt over Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach on December 31, delighting the hundreds of thousands of people who have come to celebrate both the Feast of lemanja and New Year's Eve. Reflecting Brazil's cultural diversity, this traditional spectacle combines native, African, and Christian beliefs and rituals. Clad in blue and white, the colors of lemanja, the goddess of all waters, celebrants cast offerings into the water just before midnight, asking lemanja for her protection and blessing. The oferendas includes flowers, food, candles, and perfume. At the stroke of midnight, fireworks explode overhead, and the throngs sing and dance to celebrate the new year. Book jacket.

Meteorology for Scientists and Engineers

Author: Roland B. Stull
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
ISBN: UCSD:31822029808284
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Meteorology.

The Second Edition of Roland Stull's METEOROLOGY FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS lets professors quantify the concepts in Ahren's METEOROLOGY TODAY, SEVENTH EDITION like never before. This book can serve as a technical companion to Ahren's text or as a stand-alone text. It provides the mathematical equations needed for a higher level of understanding of meteorology. The organization is mapped directly to the Ahrens book, making Stull's text a perfect companion. More than a lab manual or workbook, this text contains detailed math and physics that expand upon concepts presented in Ahrens' text, as well as numerous solved problems. This text demonstrates how to use mathematical equations (algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and finite differential equations) to explain the dominant characteristics of certain atmospheric phenomena and processes.

Introducing Physical Geography 6th Edition

Author: Alan H. Strahler
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 9781118473252
Release Date: 2013-02-15
Genre: Science

The 6th edition of Introducing Physical Geography is known for its clear writing, distinctive photos and illustrations and a strong supplements program. The text continues its tradition as a great book to help non-science readers visualize and understand earth processes and learn the basic language of physical geography. The new edition features a strengthened “Eye on the Landscape” feature and updated data on climate change.

The Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate Change

Author: Juliane Loraine Fry
ISBN: 0520261011
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Nature

Offers a guide on weather around the world, describing how it forms, specific phenomena, how humans face extreme climates, and the possible long-term consequences and solutions to climate change on Earth.

The Complete Weather Resource Understanding weather

Author: Phillis Engelbert
ISBN: 0810397889
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Nature

This volume focuses on basic atmospheric processes such as global and local winds, air pressure, heat and temperature, cloud formation, and front and storm formation.