Notes on Meteorology is intended to provide practical knowledge of meteorology. It describes some of the more common theory of weather phenomena as simply as possible. Drawings of instruments in this volume were from the Admiralty Manual of Seamanship while the map of the weather forecast areas supplied by the Meteorological Office. This second edition of the book contains several alterations in numerical quantities to reflect the changeover to metrication with SI units. Some chapters were revised and introductory notes were added on topics such as facsimile plotting and weather routeing in order the fulfill the book's original purpose of providing a basic text on meteorology for examination candidates, yachtsmen and all interested in the subject of weather. This book will be of interest to students studying for their examinations and others interested in meteorology, particularly yachtsmen.
I Instruments II The Atmosphere III Cloud and Precipitation IV Wind V Isobaric Systems VI Tropical Storms VII Currents and Ice VIII Weather Charts and Routing Index
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1971
- 1st January 1971
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E.W. Blanch Sr Chair in Insurance, University of St Thomas Graduate School of Business, USA.