Meteorology: An Interactive Understanding of the Atmosphere
Meteorology: An Interactive Understanding of the Atmosphere

Meteorology: An Interactive Understanding of the Atmosphere

Lead Author(s): John Knox, Steve Ackerman

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Fifth edition of award-winning introductory-level college meteorology textbook by acclaimed teachers/researchers. Embedded questions; interactive, up-to-date content.

Meteorology: An Interactive Understanding of the Atmosphere 

(Version 5.0)

Steven A. Ackerman and John A. Knox


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter Title

0. Front Matter

1. Introduction to the Atmosphere

2. The Energy Cycle

3. Temperature

4. Water in the Atmosphere

5. Observing the Atmosphere

6. Atmospheric Forces and Wind

7. Global-Scale Winds

8. Atmosphere-Ocean Interactions

9. Air Masses and Fronts

10. Extratropical Cyclones and Anticyclones

11. Thunderstorms and Tornadoes

12. Small-Scale Winds

13. Weather Forecasting

14. Past and Present Climates

15. Human Influences on Climate

16. Climate Forecasting