An Introduction to Climate

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McGraw-Hill, 1968 - Climatology - 408 pages
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The earth's ocean of air; The elements and controls of climate; Solar radiation; Temperature of the atmosphere; Wind and pressure systems; Atmospheric moisture and precipitation; Air masses fronts; Atmospheric disturbances and their associated weather; The world pattern of climate: climatic types and their distribution; Classification of climates and the world pattern; Tropical humid climates; Subtropical climates; Temperature climates; Boreal, polar and highland climates; Dry climates.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION THE EARTHS OCEAN OF AIR
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CHAPTER ONE SOLAR RADIATION
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CHAPTER TWO TEMPERATURE OF THE ATMOSPHERE
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