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Meteorology Of Tropical West Africa

Author : Douglas J. Parker
ISBN : 9781118391303
Genre : Science
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Meteorology Of Tropical West Africa

Author : Douglas J. Parker
ISBN : 9781118391273
Genre : Science
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Meteorology of tropical West Africa: the Forecasters’ Handbook presents the science and practice of weather forecasting for an important region of the tropics. Connecting basic theory with forecasting practice, the book provides a unique training volume for operational weather forecasters, and is also suitable for students of tropical meteorology. The West African region contains a number of archetypal climatic zones, meaning that the science of its weather and climate applies to many other tropical regions. West Africa also exhibits some of the world’s most remarkable weather systems, making it an inspiring region for students to investigate. The weather of West Africa affects human livelihoods on a daily basis, and can contribute to hardship, poverty and mortality. Therefore, the ability to understand and predict the weather has the potential to deliver significant benefits to both society and economies. The book includes comprehensive background material alongside documentation of weather forecasting methods. Many examples taken from observations of West African weather systems are included and online case-studies are referenced widely.

Weather Analysis And Forecasting

Author : Christo Georgiev
ISBN : 9780128004951
Genre : Science
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Weather Analysis and Forecasting: Applying Satellite Water Vapor Imagery and Potential Vorticity Analysis, Second Edition, is a step-by-step essential training manual for forecasters in meteorological services worldwide, and a valuable text for graduate students in atmospheric physics and satellite meteorology. In this practical guide, P. Santurette, C.G. Georgiev, and K. Maynard show how to interpret water vapor patterns in terms of dynamical processes in the atmosphere and their relation to diagnostics available from numerical weather prediction models. In particular, they concentrate on the close relationship between satellite imagery and the potential vorticity fields in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere. These applications are illustrated with color images based on real meteorological situations over mid-latitudes, subtropical and tropical areas. Presents interpretation of the water vapor channels 6.2 and 7.3μm as well as advances based on satellite data to improve understanding of atmospheric thermodynamics Improves by new schemes the understanding of upper-level dynamics, midlatitudes cyclogenesis and fronts over various geographical areas Provides analysis of deep convective phenomena to better understand the development of strong thunderstorms and to improve forecasting of severe convective events Includes efficient operational forecasting methods for interpretation of data from NWP models Offers information on satellite water vapor images and potential vorticity fields to analyse and forecast convective phenomena and thunderstorms

Tropical Meteorology

Author : Deb Nath
ISBN : 1681171589
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Meteorology, climatology, atmospheric physics, and atmospheric chemistry are sub-disciplines of the atmospheric sciences. Meteorology and hydrology compose the interdisciplinary field of hydrometeorology. Interactions between Earth's atmosphere and the oceans are part of coupled oceanatmosphere studies. Meteorology has application in many diverse fields such as the military, energy production, transport, agriculture and construction. Fundamental science of the tropical atmosphere and synthesizes the tremendous increase in our knowledge of tropical meteorology during the past two decades. In that same period, great advances also occurred in learning technologies; allowing students to learn through interactivity and access to real data.

An Introduction To Dynamic Meteorology

Author : James R. Holton
ISBN : 9780123540157
Genre : Science
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Forecasters Guide To Tropical Meteorology

Author : Gary D. Atkinson
ISBN : 1410201937
Genre : Science
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The scope of this book, prepared for the Air Weather Service of the United States Air Force, is to cover all sorts of information in the literature and experience which appear to have a direct utility for forecasters throughout the tropics. The emphasis and point of view are consistently on the practical application.

Emerging Areas In Bioengineering

Author : Ho Nam Chang
ISBN : 9783527340880
Genre : Science
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With more than 40 contributions from expert authors, this is an extensive overview of all important research topics in the field of bioengineering, including metabolic engineering, biotransformations and biomedical applications. Alongside several chapters dealing with biotransformations and biocatalysis, a whole section is devoted to biofuels and the utilization of biomass. Current perspectives on synthetic biology and metabolic engineering approaches are presented, involving such example organisms as Escherichia coli and Corynebacterium glutamicum, while a further section covers topics in biomedical engineering including drug delivery systems and biopharmaceuticals. The book concludes with chapters on computer-aided bioprocess engineering and systems biology. This is a part of the Advanced Biotechnology book series, covering all pertinent aspects of the field with each volume prepared by eminent scientists who are experts on the topic in question. Invaluable reading for biotechnologists and bioengineers, as well as those working in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

Reeds Maritime Meteorology

Author : Maurice Cornish
ISBN : 9781408125526
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Reeds Maritime Meteorology is written primarily for serving and trainee deck officers, those studying for certificates of competency in merchant ships and for fishermen. It provides descriptions of the elements and forces which contribute to maritime meteorology and the principles which govern them, and deals specifically with: weather forecasting at sea and the use of fax, navtex and saltellite technology ocean currents and swell tropical revolving storms the development and distribution of sea ice weather routeing passage planning the management and care of cargo in heavy weather There is an extensive glossary, revision questions at the end of each chapter, and a fold-out chart of ocean currents as well as numerous explanatory photos and diagrams. For this revised edition, the content and website addresses have been updated. 'Commended to anyone who requires a clear and authoritative introduction to the subject' Marine Engineers Review 'A splendid volume...a comprehensive and serious weather book' The Seafarer

Meteorology And Agroforestry

Author : William E. Reifsnyder
ISBN : 9789290590590
Genre : Science
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The Weather Book

Author : Robert Fitzroy
ISBN : STANFORD:36105115577152
Genre : Clouds
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