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Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology

ISBN: 9780757597725
Publisher: Kendall Hunt Publishing
Edition: 4
Publication Date: 2012-01-31
Number of pages: 612
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Students of severe weather in this century are in a unique position to apply what they have learned immediately to weather events occurring near home, across the country, or around the world. Students will develop a new appreciation for the complexities and power of severe weather. They will gain a clear understanding of the way hazardous weather events develop and evolve in our atmosphere. Many of the events discussed in the text are ones they have experienced themselves in recent years. Severe & Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology has been updated to reflect new scientific findings, recent major weather events, and new tools to enhance student learning. The modular teaching structure covers the fundamentals in the first eight chapters, and then the subsequent chapters can be used in any order to suit the interests of the course. FEATURES: * Significant updates and changes to all chapters; especially tornadoes, floods, drought and heat waves. *Severe and Hazardous Weather Website to support students learning with new and classic animations for each chapter, and many online resources for severe weather events and climate. * New tools for each chapter, including: online activities, key terms with electronic flash cards, tips for success, learning objectives, and more. * Comprehensive instructor's guide and online resources.

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