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Physical and Dynamical Meteorology

Physical and Dynamical Meteorology

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: September 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107601437

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  • First published in 1934, and then in a second edition in 1939, this book gives a full account of theoretical meteorology as it was understood at the time. Where theory failed to explain phenomena, the author limited himself to a description of the phenomena and an indication of such theory as was felt to be helpful. Little of the first edition was omitted, but additions were made to many chapters of the second edition, and the chapter on turbulence in the atmosphere was completely rewritten.

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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: September 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107601437
    • length: 454 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.78kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Some useful constants and units
    1. The facts which call for explanation. A sketch of the surface distribution of the meteorological elements over the globe
    2. Some statistical and thermal relationships
    3. Water-vapour in the atmosphere. The ascent of damp air
    4. Thermodynamics of the atmosphere
    5. Radiation
    6. Radiation in the troposphere
    7. Radiative equilibrium and the stratosphere
    8. The general equations of motion
    9. Motion under balanced forces: the gradient wind
    10. Surfaces of discontinuity
    11. The general aspects of turbulence
    12. Turbulence in the atmosphere: the eddies as diffusing agencies
    13. The classification of winds
    14. The transformations of energy in the atmosphere
    15. The growth of cyclic circulations and of pressure inequalities in the atmosphere
    16. The idea of air masses
    17. The Polar front and its relation to the development of cyclones
    18. Anticyclones
    19. The general circulation of the atmosphere
    Index of names
    Index of subjects.

  • Author

    David Brunt

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