Handbook of Weather, Climate and Water: Dynamics, Climate, Physical Meteorology, Weather Systems, and Measurements

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Thomas D. Potter, Bradley R. Colman
Wiley, 2003 - Nature - 973 pages
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This comprehensive, two-volume review of the atmospheric and hydrologic sciences promises to be the definitive reference for both professionals and laypersons for years to come. Volume I addresses atmospheric dynamics, physical meteorology, weather systems, and measurements, while Volume II contains information on the climate system, atmospheric chemistry, hydrology, and societal impacts.

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Contents

OVERVIEWATMOSPHERIC DYNAMICS
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Circulation Vorticity and Potential Vorticity
21
Definition and Examples
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THOMAS D. POTTER, PhD, is Professor of Meteorology at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, and Director of NOAA Cooperative Institute for Regional Prediction.
BRADLEY R. COLMAN, ScD, is Science Operations Officer for the National Weather Association in Seattle, Washington, and holds affiliate faculty positions with the University of Washington and the University of Idaho.

Both are Fellows of the American Meteorology Society.

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