A Field Guide to the Atmosphere

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Nov 1, 1998 - Nature - 384 pages
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More than 400 photographs and line drawings illustrate every kind of atmospheric phenomenon: clouds of every type; storms, from cloudbursts to hurricanes; and sky colors.
 

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Contents

The Glohal Atmosphere
1
Rear Endpaper
5
Record Highs and Lows in the U
14
Color Plate
17
Plates 3 4 7
25
Clouds Air Condensation and Atmospheric Motion
45
Unusual Clouds in the Atmosphere
135
Color in the Atmosphere
155
Appendixes
319
Types of Frozen Precipitation
321
International Weather Symhols
322
International Cloud Symhols
323
Conversion of Units of Measurement
325
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
327
Seeing
328
Sky Colors at Sunrise and Sunset
329

Clouds Seen from Airplanes
174
Plates 175
175
Severe Storms
194
Particles in the Atmosphere
215
Plate
219
Weather Modification
224
Plate
238
Precipitation Forms and Effects of Ice and Water
242
Plate
271
Plate
277
Simple Experiments
280
Twilight Phenomena
330
Beaufort Numhers for Wind Force
331
Wind and Pressure Relationships
332
Concentration of Cloud Particles and Precipitation Particles
334
Principal Features of Halo Phenomena
335
Standard Atmosphere Properties
336
Relative Humidity with Corresponding
338
Lightning Safety Rules
344
Index
353
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