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Traditional in both structure and approach, this text offers a current and comprehensive introduction to the atmosphere, its components, problems, and applications.
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Key Benefit: Traditional in both structure and approach, this book offers a current and comprehensive introduction to the atmosphere, its components, problems, and applications. Key Topics: Poviding a strong emphasis on readability, this book was substantially rewritten with the aim of producing a user-friendly book. Coverage includes sections on World Distribution of Temperature and Cycles of Air Temperature, a section on Humidity, and a section on How Do We Detect Climate Change. Strong, updated examples of environmental issues, such as ozone depletion, global warming, acid rain, and air pollution, allow instructors to demonstrate relevance of the subject matter. Market: For anyone interested in subjects on weather, climate, atmosphere, or any of the physical sciences.