## An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology, Volume 1This revised text presents a cogent explanation of the fundamentals of meteorology, and explains storm dynamics for weather-oriented meteorologists. It discusses climate dynamics and the implications posed for global change. The Fourth Edition features a CD-ROM with MATLABŪ exercises and updated treatments of several key topics. Much of the material is based on a two-term course for seniors majoring in atmospheric sciences. * Provides clear physical explanations of key dynamical principles * Contains a wealth of illustrations to elucidate text and equations, plus end-of-chapter problems * Holton is one of the leading authorities in contemporary meteorology, and well known for his clear writing style * Instructor's Manual available to adopters NEW IN THIS EDITION * A CD-ROM with MATLABŪ exercises and demonstrations * Updated treatments on climate dynamics, tropical meteorology, middle atmosphere dynamics, and numerical prediction |

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### Contents

1 Introduction | 1 |

2 Basic Conservation Laws | 28 |

3 Elementary Applications of the Basic Equations | 57 |

4 Circulation and Vorticity | 86 |

5 The Planetary Boundary Layer | 115 |

QuasiGeostrophic Analysis | 139 |

Linear Perturbation Theory | 182 |

Baroclinic Instability | 228 |

12 Middle Atmosphere Dynamics | 407 |

13 Numerical Modeling and Prediction | 448 |

Useful Constants and Parameters | 491 |

List of Symbols | 493 |

Vector Analysis | 498 |

Moisture Variables | 501 |

Standard Atmosphere Data | 504 |

Symmetric Baroclinic Oscillations | 506 |

9 Mesoscale Circulations | 268 |

10 The General Circulation | 313 |

11 Tropical Dynamics | 370 |

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