Weather Studies: Introduction to Atmospheric Science 6th Ed

Weather Studies: Introduction to Atmospheric Science 6th Ed

ISBN: 978-1-940033-41-9

 

Weather Studies: Introduction to Atmospheric Science includes 15 chapters exploring the atmosphere from an Earth-system perspective. From weather prediction and long range forecasting for Atlantic hurricanes, to El Niño and La Niña and global climate, this etextbook explores how energy from the Sun creates the weather of our daily lives.

The rental period is for 180 days (6 months) from the date of purchase.

**The Softcover option is a Print on Demand book and will ship 7-10 business days after your purchase. The webBook is included with the purchase and can be opened immediately.

To purchase the non-expiring Weather textbook, go to Weather Studies: 6th Ed - non-expiring ePub.

To purchase the Weather Studies Student ePackage Rental, go to Weather Studies Student ePackage 2017-18.

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

 

Weather textbook Ed6 - Rental
Price: $94.00

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 - Rental

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

ISBN: 978-1-940033-41-9

 

Weather Studies: Introduction to Atmospheric Science includes 15 chapters exploring the atmosphere from an Earth-system perspective. From weather prediction and long range forecasting for Atlantic hurricanes, to El Niño and La Niña and global climate, this etextbook explores how energy from the Sun creates the weather of our daily lives.

The rental period is for 180 days (6 months) from the date of purchase.

**The Softcover option is a Print on Demand book and will ship 7-10 business days after your purchase. The webBook is included with the purchase and can be opened immediately.

To purchase the non-expiring Weather textbook, go to Weather Studies: 6th Ed - non-expiring ePub.

To purchase the Weather Studies Student ePackage Rental, go to Weather Studies Student ePackage 2017-18.

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

 

Details Books
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.

Weather textbook Ed6 - Rental, Weather textbook Ed6 - package