With assignments in line with geography or a student's ethnic and cultural historical past as staples in lots of heart colleges at the present time, U В·X В·L offers a brand new source dedicated to actual geography. Designed in particular for college kids in grades 5-12, this 5-vol. Set comprises details on actual houses and features of approximately two hundred international locations. incorporated are nearly 2 hundred alphabetically prepared entries; two hundred maps; 450 black-and-white photos, illustrations, graphs and tables; ''Words to Know'' part; international ratings; and a normal index.
By Vivien Lougheed
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By Michael P. Meyers, W. James Steenburgh (auth.), Fotini K. Chow, Stephan F.J. De Wekker, Bradley J. Snyder (eds.)
This e-book offers readers with a extensive realizing of the basic ideas riding atmospheric move over complicated terrain and offers historic context for contemporary advancements and destiny course for researchers and forecasters. the subjects during this ebook are elevated from these offered on the Mountain climate Workshop, which came about in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, August 5-8, 2008. the muse for the workshop got here from the yank Meteorological Society (AMS) Mountain Meteorology Committee and used to be designed to bridge the distance among the examine and forecasting groups by way of offering a discussion board for prolonged dialogue and joint schooling. for educational researchers, this booklet offers a few perception into concerns very important to the forecasting neighborhood. For the forecasting group, this booklet offers education on basics of atmospheric approaches over mountainous areas, that are notoriously tricky to foretell. The e-book additionally is helping to supply a greater realizing of present learn and forecast demanding situations, together with the most recent contributions and developments to the field.
The e-book starts with an summary of mountain climate and forecasting chal- lenges particular to advanced terrain, through chapters that concentrate on diurnal mountain/valley flows that improve lower than calm stipulations and dynamically-driven winds less than robust forcing. the point of interest then shifts to different phenomena particular to mountain areas: Alpine foehn, boundary layer and air caliber matters, orographic precipitation methods, and microphysics parameterizations. Having coated the main actual strategies, the booklet shifts to remark and modelling options utilized in mountain areas, together with version configuration and parameterizations similar to turbulence, and version purposes in operational forecasting. The e-book concludes with a dialogue of the present nation of study and forecasting in complicated terrain, together with a imaginative and prescient of ways to bridge the space within the future.
By Horst Malberg
Das Buch stellt eine Einf?hrung in die faszinierende Welt des Wetters und Klimas dar. Dabei wird besonderer Wert auf eine verst?ndliche Darstellung gelegt. Dazu tragen auch die zahlreichen Abbildungen bei, die in dieser Auflage noch um rund 20 erweitert wurden. Nach der Behandlung der physikalischen Grundlagen der Atmosph?re folgen die Kapitel, die sich mit den (synoptischen) Wettererscheinungen und der Wettervorhersage befassen. Die allgemeine Zirkulation stellt dann das Bindeglied zwischen dem kurzfristigen Wetter und dem langzeitlichen Klimaverhalten dar. Die Kapitel zum Klimawandel sowie zum Stadtklima runden das Buch ab.Gegen?ber der four. Auflage werden die Ausf?hrungen zu den wetterbestimmenden langen Wellen in der Atmosph?re, dem Verhalten von Hurrikanen (u.a. dem New-Orleans-Hurrikan Katrina) sowie den Wettervorhersagemodellen wesentlich erweitert. In Bezug auf die vielf?ltigen Klimaaspekte werden wesentliche Erweiterungen vorgenommen zum Klimasystem der Erde als Ganzes, zu den Klimazonen und Klimaklassifikationen sowie zum globalen, hemisph?rischen und mitteleurop?ischen Klimawandel. Eingegangen wird auch auf den Zusammenhang zwischen Klima?nderungen und der Entwicklung der Menschheit.
By Paris Permenter, John Bigley
This commute advisor walks with the adventurous traveller to the center of Jamaica, to the miles of sand seashores, to the rugged Blue Mountains, to the rustic villages that supply a peek on the actual Jamaica. The authors specialize in the adventures this renowned Caribbean island has to supply: scuba diving alongside coral reefs, cycling mountain trails, deep sea fishing, parasailing, windsurfing, horseback driving, and different adventures that variety from light to wild. unique sections comprise a glance at Jamaica's Meet the folk software, domestic visits, neighborhood nightspots, fairs, and extra. Maps and pictures brighten up the down-to-earth textual content.
By D.K. Prasad, R. Samuels
The position of the equipped atmosphere on worldwide warming is visible to be of accelerating relevance. during this e-book, participants of overseas reputation supply a large perspectivet at the topic. This paperback version deals insights and methods concerning layout and administration of constructions and concrete payment and discusses the problems of responsibility and accountability.
By Bill Goodwin
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By Lynn Readicker-Henderson, Ed Readicker-Henderson
This guidebook bargains insurance of the historical past, tradition, geography and weather of Coastal Alaska and the interior Passage. The booklet good points areas to devour, attractions to determine, in addition to taking a detailed examine locations akin to Ketchikan, the Aleutians, Kodiak, Seldovia and Glacier Bay, Tenakee.
By David Groff, Sarah Fabiny, Daniel Colon
With out risking existence or limb, readers can discover the wonders and wonder of the Amazon during this the place Is...? title.
Human beings have inhabited the banks of the Amazon River considering 13,000 BC and but they make up only a small percent of the "population" of this geographic wonderland. The Amazon River basin teems with life—animal and plant alike. It's a rainforest that's domestic to an predicted 390 billion person bushes, 2.5 million species of bugs, and hundreds of thousands of wonderful creatures and crops that could both treatment illnesses, or, just like the poison dart frog, kill with a unmarried contact. the place Is the Amazon? unearths the fantastic scale of a unmarried rainforest that we're nonetheless attempting to comprehend this day and that, in lots of methods, helps our lifestyles in this planet.