Antarctic Meteorology and Climatology by J. C. King

By J. C. King

This e-book is a finished survey of the climatology and meteorology of Antarctica. the 1st part of the publication studies the tools through which we will become aware of the Antarctic surroundings and provides a synthesis of climatological measurements. within the moment part, the authors examine the strategies that keep the saw weather, from large-scale atmospheric flow to small-scale tactics. the ultimate part studies our present wisdom of the range of Antarctic weather and the potential results of "greenhouse" warming. The authors tension hyperlinks one of the Antarctic surroundings, different components of the Antarctic weather procedure (oceans, sea ice and ice sheets), and the worldwide weather procedure. This quantity may be of maximum curiosity to meteorologists and climatologists with a really expert curiosity in Antarctica, however it also will entice researchers in Antarctic glaciology, oceanography and biology. Graduates and undergraduates learning actual geography, and the earth, atmospheric and environmental sciences will locate a lot precious history fabric within the e-book.

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