Weather and Climate Our team at weather & climate offers a comprehensive introduction to the weather processes and climatic conditions around the world, their observed changes and projected future trends. This updated and expanded eighth edition of Atmosphere, weather and climate will prove invaluable to those who are examining the Earth’s atmosphere and the world climate, be it from environmental and earth sciences, geography, ecology, agriculture, Hydrology or related disciplinary perspectives.
The Cambridge Guide to the England Climate and Weather is a practical guide to observing, measuring and understanding the climate and weather. The book is aimed at all those who enjoy nature, such as sailors, hikers, climbers, and birdwatchers, and is also useful as a tool for planning vacations around the world, with handy climate guides and statistics from country to country, as well as with detailed Explanations of world climate guide. Instructions for the measurement and recording of the weather as well as handy tips for the interpretation of weather signs are also included. Also, this book provides a detailed, factual and balanced presentation of the impact of environmental issues currently in the headlines, such as global warming and depletion of the ozone layer, as well as the impact of El Niño and other Phenomena on the world weather patterns. Packed with color photos and satellite imagery, the text is also illustrated with artworks, maps, charts, and graphs.
This is the perfect book for anyone who finds today’s weather news frustrating because they don’t give enough local details. She answers such questions as: Is it likely that it is raining, sunny or windy? Will it be a good day on the beach? Should I take an umbrella to work with? Will there be a lot of wind for sailing? Should I water the lawn? Alan Watts, the acclaimed author of the bestseller World Weather and Climate Guide, explains in uncomplicated terms how to look into the sky and interpret what the clouds show about the coming weather. He explains how to combine information given in today’s weather news with the reader’s own observations to get a correct assessment of what the up coming UK weather and climate might be.