An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology (Hardcover)

By James Holton

Academic Press, 9780123540157, 535pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2004

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Description

An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology, Fourth Edition presents a cogent explanation of the fundamentals of meteorology, and explains storm dynamics for weather-oriented meteorologists. This revised edition features updated treatments on climate dynamics, tropical meteorology, middle atmosphere dynamics, and numerical prediction.

It contains a wealth of illustrations to elucidate text and equations, plus end-of-chapter problems.

This book is recommended for senior and graduate students in meteorology and atmospheric science, as well as atmospheric scientists desiring a broad overview of dynamical meteorology.

  • Provides clear physical explanations of key dynamical principles
  • Contains a wealth of illustrations to elucidate text and equations, plus end-of-chapter problems
  • Holton is one of the leading authorities in contemporary meteorology, and well known for his clear writing style NEW IN THIS EDITION
  • Updated treatments on climate dynamics, tropical meteorology, middle atmosphere dynamics, and numerical prediction