This book is an introductory text on dynamic meteorology and is the result of Professor Riegel's long years of teaching experience. The approach is very pedagogical. Many examples are provided to illustrate basic concepts and ideas. The text is suitable for a one- or two-semester course.
Introduction to dynamic meteorology; mathematical preliminaries; properties of the velocity field; the equation of motion; special cases of the equation of relative motion; conservation of mass; transformation of the vertical coordinate; general thermodynamics; thermodynamics of water substance; thermodynamics of Moise air; the atmosphere at rest; circulation and vorticity; numerical weather prediction.