Hurricanes by Kshudiram Saha

By Kshudiram Saha

In September 1776 the so-called "Hurricane of Independence" hit Canada and the northeastern usa, resulting in 4,170 deaths. In 1900 round 8,000 perished within the Galveston storm and the ensuing tidal surge. Coastal defenses, early caution platforms, and evacuation methods have more desirable vastly. in spite of the fact that, hurricanes nonetheless pose a almost certainly devastating chance to lifestyles and estate, specially in coastal areas of the us and the Caribbean. What explanations those severe storms? How will we top guard ourselves?

Hurricanes: A Reference guide explores the old, ecological, fiscal, and social dimensions of hurricanes in North the United States. Synthesizing literature from a variety of authoritative resources, this publication is a useful advisor to hurricanes and their effect and is vital analyzing for college kids, scientists, mariners, and coastal citizens alike.

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Synoptic dynamic meteorology in midlatitudes / 1. Principles by Howard Bluestein

By Howard Bluestein

This new, finished textbook for upper-division undergraduate and graduate scholars of meteorology provides for the 1st time details that's now thought of crucial in glossy climate forecasting. in line with a profitable sequence of classes taught by way of the writer on the collage of Oklahoma, the textual content conscientiously examines the rules of synoptic meteorology, from the research of scalar fields to atmospheric kinematics, dynamics, and thermodynamics. more recent subject matters resembling Q-vectors, and sleek watching platforms akin to Doppler radar are mentioned, and several other particular figures and lots of worthy difficulties are integrated. This well timed paintings emphasizes either actual figuring out and mathematical research, and obviously explains observations in gentle of present thought. it will likely be a helpful reference for climate forecasters and researchers in addition to students.

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Microphysics of Clouds and Precipitation by H.R. Pruppacher, J.D. Klett

By H.R. Pruppacher, J.D. Klett

Cloud physics has completed one of these voluminous literature during the last few a long time major quantitative examine of the total box might end up unwieldy. This booklet concentrates on one significant point: cloud microphysics, which consists of the methods that result in the formation of person cloud and precipitation debris. universal perform has proven that one may possibly distinguish one of the following addi­ tional significant points: cloud dynamics, that is all for the physics respon­ sible for the macroscopic good points of clouds; cloud electrical energy, which bargains with constitution of clouds and the electrification approaches of cloud and precipi­ tation debris; and cloud optics and radar meteorology, which describe the consequences of electromagnetic waves interacting with clouds and precipitation. one other box in detail relating to cloud physics is atmospheric chemistry, which contains the chemical composition ofthe surroundings and the lifestyles cycle and features of its gaseous and particulate ingredients. In view of the common interdependence of some of the features of cloud physics, the topic of microphysics can't be mentioned very meaningfully out of context. accordingly, we have now came across it essential to contact in brief upon a number of basic and easy techniques of cloud dynamics and thermodynamics, and to supply an account of the foremost features of atmospheric aerosol debris. we've additionally incorporated a separate bankruptcy on the various results of electrical fields and costs at the precipitation-forming processes.

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Percolation theory for flow in porous media by Allen G. Hunt (auth.)

By Allen G. Hunt (auth.)

The current monograph offers, for the 1st time, a unified and entire advent to a couple of the fundamental shipping homes of porous media, comparable to electric and hydraulic conductivity, air permeability and diffusion. The therapy relies on severe course research and the scaling of shipping homes that are separately defined as services of saturation.

At an analogous time, the e-book provides an educational on percolation thought for hydrologists, delivering them with the instruments for fixing real difficulties. In flip, a separate bankruptcy serves to introduces physicists to a couple of the language and problems of groundwater hydrology worthy for capable modelling.

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Studies in the Atmospheric Sciences by Mark L. Berliner, Douglas Nychka, Timothy Hoar

By Mark L. Berliner, Douglas Nychka, Timothy Hoar

The nationwide middle for Atmospheric learn (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado, is a tremendous establishment appearing examine within the environmental sciences. After an open pageant, the nationwide technology origin gave its monetary sup­ port to NCAR for the institution of a much-needed statistics/probability software within the geophysical sciences. the result's the NCAR Geophysical statistics venture (GSP). the first project of this application is: • To foster excellence within the use of recent statistical technology within the geo­ actual and environmental sciences. • to draw and help statistical scientists for collaborative examine. to meet its venture, GSP engages in examine in statistical technology and its program to the atmospheric and allied sciences. It helps numerous collaborative efforts among statistical scientists and disciplinary scientists. Senior statisticians, either individuals of and viewers to GSP, paintings in conjunc­ tion with researchers at NCAR and in different places within the software of present statistical tools in addition to in. the advance of recent statistical versions and strategies. Senior GSP contributors and NCAR researchers additionally collaborate within the mentoring of junior participants, commonly post-doctoral point or facts graduate students.

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Ancient Meteorology by Liba Taub

By Liba Taub

В книге рассматриваются греческий и римский подходы и отношение к этой широкой дисциплине, которая в классический период включала не только "погоду", но и явления типа землетрясений или комет, которые сегодня были бы расценены как геологический, астрономический или сейсмологический фактор.
Учитывая господство сельского хозяйства в древнем обществе, не удивительно, что так много было написано о предсказаниях и объяснениях погоды, и о том, как противостоять против капризов и жестокости погоды и как добиться её расположения. Но изучение метеорологии в древности было не только практическим вопросом. Поэты, философы и врачи были также интересовались метеорологией, излагая важные вопросы о природе мира, или, иными словами, о единстве космических явлений, а также об отношениях между метеорологией и божественным.
Автор анализирует различные древние тексты, в которых встречаются метеорологические или научные идеи: от эпоса Гомера и дидактической поэзии Гесиода, Арата и Лукреция – до работ, типа «Метеорологии» Аристотеля и трактатов Гиппократа и Сенеки.Образцы сканов:

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Floods, Famines, and Emperors: El Nino and the Fate of by Brian Fagan

By Brian Fagan

In 1999, few humans had idea to ascertain the results of weather on civilization. Now, due partly to the groundbreaking paintings of archaeologist Brian Fagan, weather swap is a relevant factor. Revised and up-to-date ten years after its first ebook, Floods, Famines and Emperors is still the definitive account of the way the world’s best-known weather occasion had an indelible impression on historical past.

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