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Manual of Meteorology

Volume 3. The Physical Processes of Weather


  • Date Published: February 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107475489

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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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    Product details

    • 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
    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

  • Author

    Napier Shaw

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