This student-friendly text offers a comprehensive introduction to the atmosphere - its components, problems, and applications. It contains easy-to-understand and everyday examples that reinforce basic concepts and related science principles. The coverage of environmental issues has been expanded. A natural (atmospheric) hazard theme is present throughout - for example hail; heat waves; avalanches; and mud slide hazards. The volume also features expanded discussions on the subjects of thunderstorms; tornadoes; and hurricanes. It also incorporates: chapter-end web site lists; special interest boxes; explore applications and highlights interesting examples and related science principles without disrupting the chapter flow; flexible organization; and permits instructors to rearrange or omit chapters without losing continuity.This student-friendly text offers a comprehensive introduction to the atmosphere - its components, problems, and applications.
|Author||:||Frederick K. Lutgens, Edward J. Tarbuck|