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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- Date Published: February 2015
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107475489
- length: 474 pages
- dimensions: 279 x 208 x 24 mm
- weight: 1.15kg
- availability: Available
Table of 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
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
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