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Meteorology an introduction to the wonders of the weather

Fovell, Robert G. 1958- (lecturer.). Teaching Company. (Added Author).

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Prince Rupert Library GCDVD 551.5 Mete GC069 (Text) 33294002074458 DVDs Volume hold Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781598036251
  • ISBN: 1598036254
  • Physical Description: videorecording
    4 videodiscs (approximately 720 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inches + 1 course guidebook (iv, 101 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
  • Publisher: Chantilly, Virginia : Teaching Company, 2010.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Course no. 1796"--Disc labels.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Bibliographic references included in course guidebook (p. 96-101).
Formatted Contents Note: disc 1. Nature abhors extremes ; Temperature, pressure, and density ; Atmosphere: composition and origin ; Radiation and the greenhouse effect ; Sphericity, conduction, and convection ; Sea breezes and Santa Anas -- An introduction to atmospheric moisture ; Bringing air to saturation ; Clouds, stability, and buoyancy, part 1 ;Clouds, stability, and buoyancy, part 2 ; Whence and whither the wind, part 1 ; Whence and whither the wind, part 2 -- disc 3. The global atmospheric circulation ; Fronts and extratropical cyclones ; Middle troposphere: troughs and ridges ; Wind shear: horizontal and vertical ; Mountain influences on the atmosphere ; Thunderstorms, squall lines, and radar -- disc 4. Supercells, tornadoes, and dry lines ; Ocean influences on weather and climate ; Tropical cyclones ; Light and lightning ; Prediction and predictability ; The imperfect forecast.
Participant or Performer Note: Lectures by Robert G. Fovell.
Summary, etc.: Presents 24 lectures (each about 30 minutes long) by Robert G. Fovell, Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles, on meteorology.
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Subject: Meteorology
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