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Meteorology Today: An Introduction to Weather, Climate, and the Environment (with 1pass for MeteorologyNOW) Hardcover – February 16, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-0495011620 ISBN-10: 0495011622 Edition: 8th
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C. Donald Ahrens is Emeritus Professor at Modesto Junior College and the author of two best-selling textbooks for Cengage Learning. The Textbook and Academic Authors Association awarded Professor Ahrens its 2009 McGuffey Longevity Award in the physical science category for his market-leading text METEOROLOGY TODAY, 9e. Dr. Ahrens has influenced not only professionals in the field of atmospheric science, but has brought better understanding of the science to hundreds of thousands of non-atmospheric science majors who used his books to expand their knowledge of weather and climate. In 2007, the National Weather Association awarded Professor Ahrens a lifetime achievement award for these accomplishments.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 608 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 8 edition (February 16, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0495011622
  • ISBN-13: 978-0495011620
  • Product Dimensions: 11 x 9.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #355,595 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Austin Mullen on November 1, 2010
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I am a weather enthusiast, and really want to learn more about weather. Even if you aren't in college, this is a great book to have for review and reading.
Glossy pages brings exquisite class to the book.
Excellent information.
Images are good at describing what you are reading.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Vanessa Melton on August 29, 2011
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This is a great starter book for basic meteorology. It has excellent descriptions of general terms and great photography to back it up.
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This is a book that I used in University as an elective for non major meteorologists. It is good because it covers a lot of information on a level that everyone can understand.
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If you want to learn more about weather and doing it alone. This is a great book to start with.
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