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Author Geerts, Bart
Title Climates and Weather Explained : An Introduction from a Southern Perspective
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 1997
©1997
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (443 pages)
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Climates and Weather Explained is a comprehensive introduction to the study of the atmosphere integrating climatology and meteorology. Clear explanations of basic principles, concepts and processes are supported by a wealth of highly informative illustrations and a vast array of case studies demonstrating the relevance of weather and climate to everyday life. Focusing particularly on the Southern hemisphere the authors provide fresh insights into topical environmental concerns from global warming and natural hazards to sustainable global population. The textbook is supplemented by a unique interactive Student CD-ROM containing entirely additional material, for practical work and more advanced study. Closely related to each chapter of the book, the Student CD-ROM features: * Over 170 extra 'Notes', 40 illustrations and tables. * Multiple choice, self-assessment and practical exercises. * Extended glossary and key word searching * Hypertext presentation and extensive cross-referencing * A gallery of meteorological photographs in full colour A special Instructors' Resource Pack is also available containing an additional Instuctors'CD-ROM. For further information visit: website address here
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Geerts, Bart Climates and Weather Explained : An Introduction from a Southern Perspective London : Taylor & Francis Group,c1997 9780415125192
Subject Atmosphere
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Alt Author Linacre, Edward
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