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Presenting meteorological concepts in a practical and non-intimidating manner, Frederick Lutgens, Edward Tarbuck, and Dennis Tasa were successful in creating another edition of The Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology. This widely used textbook is well regarded for its excellent explanation of the atmosphere and the different components and events...
Presenting meteorological concepts in a practical and non-intimidating manner, Frederick Lutgens, Edward Tarbuck, and Dennis Tasa were successful in creating another edition of The Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology. This widely used textbook is well regarded for its excellent explanation of the atmosphere and the different components and events that impact its balance. This edition offers a readable narrative that features up-to-date coverage of the most timely and current atmospheric events, keeping the text relevant as ever. The book features illustrations by Dennis Tasa, offering students effective visuals that facilitate retention. This introductory reference has been updated with reports and discussions of the unique phenomena such as Super Tuesday, as well as recent events (including the tornado outbreak that hit the 24 states). Climate change is discussed in detail; updated findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have been included. The Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology (11th Edition) ISBN 9780321587336 offer access to a companion website with a complete collection of learning aids and resource materials to support the text. Authors Lutgens, Tarbuck, and Tasa present introductory concepts of meteorology through a student-friendly approach. Among the main topics discussed are the atmosphere, temperature, moisture and atmospheric stability, and the water cycle (condensation and precipitation). The also tackles air pressure, winds, air masses, and the circulation of the atmosphere, as well as weather patterns, thunderstorms, tornadoes, and hurricanes. Air pollution is discussed, as well as weather analysis and world climates. This reference is an excellent supplement for those taking up courses in meteorology, climatology, and earth sciences, as well as general science subjects.
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