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Exercises for Weather & Climate, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition

By Greg Carbone

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 18, 2012

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Considered one of the best hands-on explorations of introductory meteorology concepts, this lab manual’s 17 exercises encourage students to review important ideas and concepts through problem solving, simulations, and guided thinking. The graphics program and online simulations and tutorials help students visualize and master key concepts. It is designed to complement any introductory meteorology or weather and climate text. The Eighth Edition retains Carbone’s acclaimed combination of print labs with robust interactive digital modules, which promote critical thinking through data analysis, problem solving, and experimentation. It is updated throughout with the latest data and examples from the science, and includes many new exercises and new media in a new supporting website, including an entirely new lab on Forecasting. It is available at a reduced price when packaged with selected Pearson Science texts.

Table of Contents

1. Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere
2. Earth-Sun Geometry
3. The Surface Energy Budget
4. The Global Energy Budget
5. Atmospheric Moisture
6. Saturation and Atmospheric Stability
7. Cloud Droplets and Raindrops
8. Atmospheric Motion
9. Weather Map Analysis
10. Mid-Latitude Cyclones
11. Forecasting
12. Thunderstorms and Tornadoes(
13. Hurricanes
14. Climate Controls
15. Climate Classification
16. Climatic Variability and Change
17. Simulating Climatic Change

Appendix A: Dimensions and Units
Appendix B: Earth Measures
Appendix C: GeoClock
Appendix D: Weather Symbols

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Exercises for Weather & Climate, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition
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$33.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-81127-1