Civil War Weather in Virginia by Robert K. Krick

By Robert K. Krick

This paintings fills an important hole in our to be had wisdom in a primary zone of Civil struggle reviews, that of uncomplicated quotidian details at the climate within the theater of operations within the area of Washington, D.C., and Richmond, Virginia. Krick provides to the day-by-day documents stored through beginner meteorologists in those destinations. Anecdotal descriptions of climate present in modern infantrymen’ dairies and correspondence combines those scattered documents right into a chronology of climate info that still comprises break of day and sundown instances for every day. the data in Civil warfare climate in Virginia is fundamental for college students of the Civil warfare within the important northern Virginia/Maryland theater of operations.

Show description

Empirical Methods in Short-Term Climate Prediction by Huug van den Dool

By Huug van den Dool

This transparent and available textual content describes the tools underlying non permanent weather prediction at time scales of two weeks to a yr. even if a tough diversity to forecast thoroughly, there were a number of very important advances within the final ten years, so much significantly in figuring out ocean-atmosphere interplay (El Nino for example), the discharge of worldwide insurance info units, and in prediction equipment themselves. With an emphasis at the empirical technique, the textual content covers intimately empirical wave propagation, teleconnections, empirical orthogonal features, and built analogue. It additionally offers an in depth description of approximately all tools used operationally in long-lead seasonal forecasts, with new examples and illustrations. The demanding situations of constructing a true time forecast are mentioned, together with protocol, structure, and perceptions approximately clients. dependent the place attainable on worldwide info units, illustrations usually are not restricted to the Northern Hemisphere, yet contain a number of examples from the Southern Hemisphere.

Show description

eyelike nature Snow by PlayBac

By PlayBac

The EyeLike Nature sequence offers a global within which snow turns into a specific thing of magic—perfect for construction with, drawing in, and simply undeniable reveling in. In pleasant full-color pictures, the easy pleasures of the yard come to existence and exhibit the ways that young ones have interaction with their atmosphere with an unrivaled interest and openness.

Each web page is simple—yet dramatic—in layout and aspect, and is complimented by means of transparent and interesting text.

Snow is superb for development igloos and snowmen. Snow is superb for rolling around!  In EyeLike Nature: Snow, little toddlers and infants can view the wintry global in appealing, wide-spread pictures followed via easy text.  For the youngest of readers, this board ebook will relate to any baby whose mind's eye is galvanized by way of nature.


Show description

Heinz-Wolfram Kasemir: His Collected Works by Valdislav Mazur, Lothar H. Ruhnke

By Valdislav Mazur, Lothar H. Ruhnke

Published via the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the detailed courses sequence, quantity 66.

This ebook offers the gathered works of Heinz-Wolfram Kasemir, a prolific researcher in lots of branches of atmospheric electrical energy, with commentaries by means of Lothar Ruhnke and Vladislav Mazur. simply because lots of his papers weren't reviewed via his friends, it's a infrequent chance to event the true considering a widespread scientist within the box of atmospheric electricity. 

numerous of his contributions stand out as most important for the improvement of this science:

  • Kasemir built a physically-sound concept in regards to the move of fees from thunderstorms to worldwide fair-weather areas.
  • Kasemir’s idea of atmospheric present stream motivated calculations of (1) the electrical box and present trend of cloud fees within the presence of conductivity expanding with altitude, (2) the time-function for a lightning electrical box that adjustments from electrostatic to at least one pushed via conductivity, and (3) the influence of conductivity alterations at cloud limitations on their screening fees, and for that reason, on floor electrical fields.
  • Kasemir’s innovative concept that lightning develops as a bi-directional chief with a zero-net cost, proposed in 1950, had a big influence at the improvement of lightning physics. 
  • Kasemir’s research of impact cost on lightning channels in a possible box spread out the realm of the actual modeling of lightning processes.

This venture used to be generously supported by way of the nationwide technological know-how origin via AGS-1138919. thanks to NSF for its contribution in making this assortment to be had to  the public.

Show description

Global Change and the Earth System: A Planet Under Pressure by Will Steffen, Regina Angelina Sanderson, Peter D. Tyson,

By Will Steffen, Regina Angelina Sanderson, Peter D. Tyson, Jill Jäger, Pamela A. Matson, Berrien Moore III, Frank Oldfield, Katherine Richardson, Hans-Joachim Schellnhuber, Billie L. Turner, Robert J. Wasson

The interactions among environmental swap and human societies have a protracted, advanced historical past spanning many millennia, yet those have replaced essentially within the final century. Human actions at the moment are so pervasive and profound that they're changing the Earth in methods which threaten the very existence aid approach upon which people rely. This publication describes what's identified concerning the Earth procedure and the effect of alterations attributable to people. It considers the implications of those alterations with admire to the steadiness of the Earth procedure and the health of humankind; in addition to exploring destiny paths in the direction of Earth procedure technology in aid of world sustainability.

Show description

Mesoscale Meteorology and Forecasting by Peter S. Ray

By Peter S. Ray

In 1984, the yank Meteorological Society, the Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological reviews, and the nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric management cosponsored the in depth path on Mesoscale Meteorology and Forecasting, held in Boulder, Colorado. This quantity is an edited model of the lectures, together with whole illustrations and large bibliographic references. The 31 chapters contemplate all points of mesoscale meteorology. After an creation that discusses mesoscale classifications and commonplace forecast difficulties, the amount is geared up in sections on gazing ideas and structures, internally generated circulations, mesoscale convective platforms, externally compelled circulations, modeling, and short-range forecasting options and know-how. As a textbook of mesoscale meteorology it's going to serve either training and pupil meteorologists.

Show description

The Near-Surface Layer of the Ocean: Structure, Dynamics and by Alexander Soloviev

By Alexander Soloviev

Эта книга - объёмистая монография, полностью посвящённая приповерхностному слою Мирового Океана.
1 Introduction
2 Sea floor Microlayer
3 Near-Surface Turbulence
4 positive constitution and Microstructure
5 Spatially-Varying and Coherent Structures
6 excessive Wind pace Regime
7 purposes

Show description