The Encyclopedia of climatology

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1987 - 986 Seiten
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Today's greater public awareness of how climate affects our quality of life and environment has created an increasing demand for climatological information. Now this information is available in one convenient, accessible source, The Encyclopedia of Climatology. This comprehensive volume covers all the main subfields of climatology, supplies data on climates in major continental areas and explains what is known about the causes of climatic processes and changes. Contents include articles on bioclimatology, El Niño, climatic models, world regional climates, civilization and climate, climatic variations and the greenhouse effect.

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Inhalt

Solar Wind
66
Heat Low OceanAtmosphere Interaction
237
South America Climate of Ultraviolet Radiation
327
Ice Age Theory Pacific Hawaiian High
331
Inversion Palmer Index
395
Iso Terms Phase Changes
406
Spiral Ekman Layer
410
Jet Streams Precipitation
439
Katabatic Gravity Winds Pressure Principles
531
Synoptic Climatology Waterspouts
704
Lakes Effects on Climate Radiation Laws
722
Little Ice Age Rossby Wave
736
Maritime Climate Oceanicity Savanna Climate
752
Middle Latitude Climates Seasons
761
Taiga Climate Weather
933
Tornadoes Zonal Circulation and Index
942

Standard Atmosphere Vegetation and Climate
486
Sunspot Cycles Walker Circulation
502
Trade Winds Zones Climatic
979
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Über den Autor (1987)

\Professor Rhodes W. Fairbridge is emeritus Professor of Geology at Columbia University and is now visiting scientist at the Goddard Institute of Space Studies (NASA, NY). He has edited more that two dozen encyclopedias and authored more than three-hundred scientific publications.

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