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The atmosphere : an introduction to meteorology / Frederick Lutgens, Edward J. Tarbuck ; il. Dennis Tasa

Main Author: Lutgens, Frederick K. Coauthor: Tarbuck, Edward J. Secondary Author: Tasa, Dennis Edition: 10th ed. Publication: New Jersey : Pearson Prentice Hall, 1992 Description: XXIII, 520 p. + CD-RomISBN: 0-13-187462-4Topical name: Atmosfera - Clima | Metereologia Recommended bibliographic: Culturas regadas (CTeSP) - Solos e clima - 1º ano | Agropecuária mediterrânica (CTeSP) - Solos e clima - 1º ano CDU: 551.5
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BRIEF CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1: Introduction to the Atmosphere 1
CHAPTER 2: Heating Earth's Surface and Atmosphere, p. 32
CHAPTER 3: Temperature, p. 64
CHAPTER 4: Moisture and Atmospheric Stability, p. 96
CHAPTER 5: Forms of Condensation and Precipitation, p. 130
CHAPTER 6: Air Pressure and Winds, p. 166
CHAPTER 7: Circulation of the Atmosphere, p. 196
CHAPTER 8: Air Masses, p. 232
CHAPTER 9: Weather Pattems, p. 250
CHAPTER 10: Thunderstorms and Tomadoes, p. 284
CHAPTER 12: Weather Analysis and Forecasting, p. 344
CHAPTER 13: Air Pollution, p. 376
CHAPTER 14: The Changing Climate, p. 398
CHAPTER 15: WorId Climates, p. 428
CHAPTER 16: Optical Phenomena of the Atmosphere, p. 470
Appendix A: Metric Units, p. 487
Appendix B: Explanation and Decoding ofthe DailyWeather Map, p. 490
Appendix C. Relative Humidity and Dew-Point Tables, p. 497
Appendix D: Laws Relating to Gases, p. 499
Appendix E: Newton's Laws of Motion, p. 500
Appendix F: Climate Data 501 Glossary, p . 506
Index, p. 515

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