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By J. C. King

ISBN-10: 051152496X

ISBN-13: 9780511524967

ISBN-10: 0521039843

ISBN-13: 9780521039840

ISBN-10: 0521465605

ISBN-13: 9780521465601

This booklet is a entire survey of the climatology and meteorology of Antarctica. the 1st portion of the ebook experiences the equipment in which we will be able to become aware of the Antarctic surroundings and offers a synthesis of climatological measurements. within the moment part, the authors think about the tactics that keep the saw weather, from large-scale atmospheric movement to small-scale approaches. the ultimate part experiences our present wisdom of the variety of Antarctic weather and the prospective results of "greenhouse" warming. The authors pressure hyperlinks one of the Antarctic surroundings, different components of the Antarctic weather method (oceans, sea ice and ice sheets), and the worldwide weather process. This quantity may be of maximum curiosity to meteorologists and climatologists with a really good curiosity in Antarctica, however it also will entice researchers in Antarctic glaciology, oceanography and biology. Graduates and undergraduates learning actual geography, and the earth, atmospheric and environmental sciences will locate a lot important historical past fabric within the booklet.

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