Weather Studies Student Package 2017-18

Weather Studies Student Package 2017-18

ISBN: 978-1-944970-06-2

The Weather Studies Student Package includes:

• Weather Studies: Introduction to Atmospheric Science (textbook)
• Weather Studies eInvestigations Manual
• Access to the RealTime Weather Portal

 

The Weather Studies Student Package bundles the Weather Studies textbook and lab manual, which includes access to the RealTime Weather Portal, at a discounted price. The rental period is for 180 days (6 months) from the date of purchase.

Access to the RealTime Weather Portal will be emailed within two business days.

**The Softcover option is a Print on Demand book and will take 2-4 business days to process and print after your purchase. The webBook is included with the purchase and can be opened immediately.

If you would prefer the non-expiring ePub eBooks, please go to Weather Studies Student Package 2017-18 - non-expiring ePub.

The AMS does not accept refunds. All sales are final.

Weather textbook Ed6 - package
Weather manual 2017-18 - package
Price: $144.00

ePub or webBook?

The webBook can be read in any browser while the ePub can be downloaded to your computer.

Series information

Weather textbook Ed6 - package

The Weather Studies textbook includes 15 chapters exploring the atmosphere from an Earth system perspective. In the sixth edition, AMS updated the science and case studies as well as adding new photographs and line drawings. This edition also includes numerous Topics in Depth, which allow the instructor and students to engage a topic that may serve as a jumping off point from the chapter narrative. New and expanded topics in the sixth edition include explanation of the scientific method (Chapter 2), Mars missions to explore past presence of liquid water on the planet’s surface and possibilities for life (Chapter 2), the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report and National Climate Assessment findings about climate change (Chapters 3 and 15), cloud droplet formation (Chapter 7), remote sensing of precipitation (Chapter 7), snow rollers (Chapter 8), frequency of El Niño and La Niña (Chapter 9), El Niño and coral bleaching (Chapter 9), thundersnow (Chapter 11), transient luminous events (Chapter 11), the 2012 Mid-Atlantic derecho (Chapter 11), Superstorm Sandy (Chapter 12), hot towers (Chapter 12), trends in hurricane frequency (Chapter 12), and computer modeling (Chapter 13). In addition, Chapter 15 underwent a substantive update and most sections are significantly revised or brand new from the fifth edition

Weather manual 2017-18 - package

Updated annually to remain current with the atmospheric sciences and weather events, such as significant tornadoes and hurricanes, this e-manual introduces tools for exploring, analyzing and interpreting the workings of Earth's atmosphere.

As a companion to the Weather Studies: Introduction to Atmospheric Science, this manual offers an interactive introduction to the Earth's atmosphere with thirty investigations that build on previous learning experiences.

The Weather Studies Investigations Manual includes access to the RealTime Weather Portal.

ISBN: 978-1-944970-06-2

The Weather Studies Student Package includes:

• Weather Studies: Introduction to Atmospheric Science (textbook)
• Weather Studies eInvestigations Manual
• Access to the RealTime Weather Portal

 

The Weather Studies Student Package bundles the Weather Studies textbook and lab manual, which includes access to the RealTime Weather Portal, at a discounted price. The rental period is for 180 days (6 months) from the date of purchase.

Access to the RealTime Weather Portal will be emailed within two business days.

**The Softcover option is a Print on Demand book and will take 2-4 business days to process and print after your purchase. The webBook is included with the purchase and can be opened immediately.

If you would prefer the non-expiring ePub eBooks, please go to Weather Studies Student Package 2017-18 - non-expiring ePub.

The AMS does not accept refunds. All sales are final.

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American Meteorological Society Education Program

AMS Education Program Earth-science courses and the associated learning materials were developed by an experienced team of AMS scientists and science educators to bring high quality and scientifically robust educational resources to university and college classrooms nationwide.  Components of the courses are delivered online, allowing students to track real-time weather, ocean and climate events as they occur.  These resources were developed to support and sustain the AMS K-13 professional development programs for U.S. educators, and promote AMS disciplines to the general public.

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Elizabeth Mills

The Associate Director of the American Meteorological Society Education Program, where she has worked for 15 years, Beth is the principal writer of grant proposals, reports, and related journal articles, serves as technical editor for major course publications, and organizes workshops for teachers and minority-serving institution faculty. She holds B.S. and M.S. in Meteorology degrees from Penn State University and is passionate about increasing the scientific literacy of kids through the excitement of the geosciences.

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