Weather Studies - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080063362, 9781483180410

Weather Studies

1st Edition

The Commonwealth and International Library: Rural and Environmental Studies Division

Authors: L. P. Smith
Editors: A. R. Gemmell S. McB. Carson R. W. Colton
eBook ISBN: 9781483180410
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1966
Page Count: 140
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Description

Weather Studies presents thorough discussions on various aspects of weather and weather studies. This text first presents the methods of measuring the weather, including measuring the temperature, humidity, rainfall, snowfall, visibility, wind force and direction, and pressure. Then, this book explains how to put these measurements in graphs to better present the data. This topic is followed by discussions on “weather in pairs,” or the relationships of weather measurements, such as of temperature and pressure, wind, and humidity, as well as of visibility and wind direction and humidity. This book ends by discussing local weather and forecasting the weather. This selection will be very invaluable to those studying the weather, including weather researchers, meteorologists, and students of meteorology.

Table of Contents


Part 1. Measuring the Weather

1. How to Measure Temperature

2. How to Measure Maximum Temperature

3. How to Measure Minimum Temperature

4. How to Measure Soil Surface Temperature

5. How to Measure Soil Temperature

6. How to Measure Humidity

7. How to Measure Rainfall

8. How to Measure Snowfall

9. How to Measure Visibility

10. How to Measure Wind Direction

11. How to Measure Wind Force

12. How to Measure Pressure

Part 2. The Weather in Graphs

1. Temperature Graphs

2. Soil Temperature Graphs

3. Humidity Graphs

4. Rainfall Graphs

5. Wind Roses

6. Pressure Graphs

7. Composite Graphs

8. Weather Maps

Part 3. The Weather in Pairs

1. Temperature and Wind

2. Rain and Wind

3. Rain and Pressure

4. Temperature and Pressure

5. Temperature and Humidity

6. Visibility and Wind Direction

7. Visibility and Humidity

Part 4. Local Weather

1. Rainfall in a Garden

2. Minimum Temperatures

3. Weather under Glass

4. The Classroom Weather

Part 5. Forecasting the Weather

1. Rain Clouds

2. Shower Clouds

3. Fine-weather Clouds

4. Forecasting Rain

5. Forecasting Snow

6. Forecasting Warmth

7. Forecasting Cold

8. Forecasting Fog

9. Forecasting Frost

Appendixes

Note to Teachers

Average Mean Monthly Temperatures1

Details

No. of pages:
140
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1966
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483180410

About the Author

L. P. Smith

About the Editor

A. R. Gemmell

S. McB. Carson

R. W. Colton

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