Manual of Meteorology: Volume 3, the Physical Processes of Weather

Manual of Meteorology: Volume 3, the Physical Processes of Weather

By: Napier Shaw (author)Paperback

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Originally published in 1930, this book forms part three of a four-volume work by the renowned British meteorologist Napier Shaw (1854-1945). The text focuses on the physical processes of weather, attempting to provide the reader with a grounding in the fundamental aspects of the area. Numerous illustrative figures are included, together with a table of symbols and extensive textual notes. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in meteorology and the history of science.

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Contents

List of illustrations; Table of symbols used on this and other volumes; List of words used in special senses; The physical processes of weather; 1. Gravity-waves in water and air; 2. Sound-waves; 3. Atmospheric optics; 4. Radiation and its problems; 5. The controlling influences of radiation; 6. Air as worker; 7. The liability of the environment; 8. Side-light on convexion and cloud; 9. Electrical energy in the atmosphere; 10. Convexion in the general circulation; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/02/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781107475489
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 474
  • ID: 9781107475489
  • weight: 1060
  • ISBN10: 1107475481

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