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Meteorology Today

Meteorology Today Author C. Donald Ahrens
ISBN-10 9781305480629
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 656
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METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition combines market-leading content in weather, climate, and earth science with the interactive learning experience you expect from Cengage Learning. Grounded in the scientific method, this student-friendly and highly visual text shows you how to observe, calculate, and synthesize information as a budding scientist, systematically analyzing meteorological concepts and issues. Specific discussions center on severe weather systems, such as tornadoes, thunderstorms, and hurricanes, as well as everyday elements, such as wind, precipitation, condensation, masses and fronts, and the seasons. Events and issues dominating today's news cycles also receive thorough attention, and include analysis of Superstorm Sandy, the Oklahoma tornadoes, and recent findings from the US National Climate Assessment and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition is a dynamic learning tool packed with self-testing features such as end-of-chapter summaries, key terms, review questions, exercises and problems, live animations, web links, and more. Whether you choose a bound book or interactive eBook, METEOROLOGY TODAY, 11th Edition takes your learning to atmospheric heights! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ie Metereology Today

Ie Metereology Today Author Ahrens
ISBN-10 0534397743
Release 2002-08-01
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Ie Metereology Today has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Ie Metereology Today also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Ie Metereology Today book for free.

Essentials of Meteorology An Invitation to the Atmosphere

Essentials of Meteorology  An Invitation to the Atmosphere Author C. Donald Ahrens
ISBN-10 9781133171355
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 528
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This updated and enhanced sixth edition of ESSENTIALS OF METEOROLOGY is written by the widely read and authoritative author in introductory meteorology--Donald Ahrens. Ahrens's ability to explain relatively complicated ideas in a student-friendly, manageable fashion allows even non-science students to visualize the principles of meteorology. ESSENTIALS OF METEOROLOGY, Sixth Edition, is completely updated with over 250 new images and figures and the latest research and coverage. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A World of Weather

A World of Weather Author Lee M. Grenci
ISBN-10 0787277169
Release 2001
Pages 550
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Third Edition, by Lee M. Grenci and Jon M. Nese is not a typical meteorology text. This book not only teaches your students the basic concepts of meteorology, but also applies these concepts to hands-on laboratory exercises, thus promoting a deeper understanding of how the atmosphere works. Nearly 75% of this third edition of A World of Weather is new. The accessibility of forecasting tools on the Internet and the goal of life-long learning can be unified to give your students the opportunity to develop their skills in basic weather forecasting. A World of Weather contains two new chapters on weather forecasting and numerical weather prediction that will allow your students to assume the role of apprentice forecaster. These chapters are unique and revolutionary in the arena of general education in meteorology. Moreover, they are congruent with the authors resolute philosophy that students should be challenged while learning science. Also new to this edition is a revolutionary treatment of the cyclone model. For the first time in a basic text on meteorology, the authors present an understandable and coherent treatment of the cyclone model based on the Horatio Alger-like concept of self development, a positive feedback between cold advection, the strength of the 500 mb trough and the deepening surface flow. The new edition of A World of Weather more completely helps students to become critical weather consumers while setting the stage for life-long learning. The new edition of A World of Weather includes: * Laboratory exercises in each chapter that use real data so students can relate principles they learn to what happens in the atmosphere * Case studies of news-making weather events such as the Great Flood of 1993, Hurricane Andrew, and the Blizzard of 1993 * Revolutionary treatment of the cyclone model * New and complementary material on isoplething weather data * Full color illustrations providing enhanced visuals of subject m


EARTH2 Author Mark Hendrix
ISBN-10 9781305436879
Release 2014-01-24
Pages 480
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4LTR Press solutions give students the option to choose the format that best suits their learning preferences. This option is perfect for those students who focus on the textbook as their main course resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Oceanography An Invitation to Marine Science

Oceanography  An Invitation to Marine Science Author Tom S. Garrison
ISBN-10 9781305480575
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 640
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Developed in partnership with the National Geographic Society, market-leading OCEANOGRAPHY: AN INVITATION TO MARINE SCIENCE, 9e equips students with a basic understanding of the scientific questions, complexities, and uncertainties involved in ocean use-as well as the role and importance of the ocean in nurturing and sustaining life on Earth. The Ninth Edition features the work of seasoned author and educator Tom Garrison along with new co-author Robert Ellis, an assistant professor in the Marine Science Department at Orange Coast College who has managed research projects and educational programs throughout the world. Offering an even stronger emphasis on the science process, the new edition includes more How Do We Know? boxes detailing the science behind how oceanographers know what they know. Coverage of climate change has been updated to reflect the latest findings. In addition, Chapter 14 has been renamed Primary Producers and now includes expanded coverage of photosynthetic and chemosynthetic producers to help students understand the big picture in marine biology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to Physical Science

An Introduction to Physical Science Author James Shipman
ISBN-10 9781305544673
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 800
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Consistent with previous editions of An Introduction to Physical Science, the goal of the new Fourteenth edition is to stimulate students' interest in and gain knowledge of the physical sciences. Presenting content in such a way that students develop the critical reasoning and problem-solving skills that are needed in an ever-changing technological world, the authors emphasize fundamental concepts as they progress through the five divisions of physical sciences: physics, chemistry, astronomy, meteorology, and geology. Ideal for a non-science major's course, topics are treated both descriptively and quantitatively, providing instructors the flexibility to emphasize an approach that works best for their students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Gateways to Democracy An Introduction to American Government

Gateways to Democracy  An Introduction to American Government Author John G. Geer
ISBN-10 9781305562400
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 688
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GATEWAYS TO DEMOCRACY introduces the American political system to students, pointing out in each chapter the gateways that facilitate, or at times block, participation. In emphasizing how the political system works-and how individuals and groups have opened gates to influence public policy-the text helps students see the relevance of government in their lives. The third edition provides coverage of the 2014 midterm elections as well as enhanced discussion of the politics, policies, and issues affecting Latinos in the United States. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Looseleaf Invention Craft MLA 2016 UPDATE

Looseleaf Invention   Craft MLA 2016 UPDATE Author Ronda Leathers Dively
ISBN-10 1259988678
Release 2017-01-06
Pages 496
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Invention and Craft: A Guide to College Writing offers a new approach to teaching and learning in the first-year writing classroom. Invention and Craft draws on the relationship between the writing process and the creative process model and teaches a problem-solving, insight-driven approach to writing clearly and effectively in all genres. Its emphasis on knowledge transfer instructs students to recognize the patterns that occur within and across genres and to apply what they know to each new writing assignment. Invention and Craft offers special promise for casting students in the role of meaning-makers by pinpointing strategies for transferring knowledge—the hallmark of successful expository prose. Connect Composition supports instruction across multiple semesters and courses with interactive exercises, online learning videos, enriched ebook materials,annotation and writing tools, and much more! • LearnSmartAchieve – a continuously adaptive learning system that pinpoints students’ individual strengths and weaknesses and provides personalized support to help them master key topics and material. LearnSmart Achieve provides foundational support on key course areas such as the writing process, critical reading, the research process, reasoning and argument, grammar and common sentence problems,punctuation and mechanics, style and word choice, and multilingual writer support. • Power of Process – a critical reading and writing tool that guides students through instructor-chosen strategies and helps them engage directly with a text through highlighting, annotation, and short answer questions. •Analytics - Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement.

Storm Watchers

Storm Watchers Author John D. Cox
ISBN-10 0471444863
Release 2002-11-04
Pages 252
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A lively, inspiring account of the pioneers who sought to accurately predict the weather Benjamin Franklin . . . James P. Espy . . . Cleveland Abbe . . . Carl-Gustaf Rossby . . . Jule G. Charney . . . just a few of the remarkable individuals who struggled against formidable odds to understand the atmosphere and predict the weather. Where they saw patterns and processes, others saw randomness and tumult-and yet they strove to make their voices heard, often saving lives in the process. Storm Watchers takes you on a fascinating journey through time that captures the evolution of weather forecasting. From the age when meteorology was considered one step removed from sorcery to the modern-day wizardry of supercomputers, John Cox introduces you to the pioneering scientists whose work fulfilled an ancient dream and made it possible to foretell the future. He tells the little-known stories of these weathermen, such as Ptolemy's weather predictions based on astrology, John Finley's breakthrough research in identifying tornadoes, and Tor Bergeron's new techniques of weather forecasting, which contributed to its final worldwide acceptance. Filled with extraordinary tales of bravery and sacrifice, Storm Watchers will make you think twice the next time you turn on the local news to catch the weather report.

Flying America s Weather

Flying America s Weather Author Thomas A. Horne
ISBN-10 1560273690
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 329
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With maps, photos and illuminating text, Tom Horne explains what to expect, how to prepare for, and how to enjoy the best and the worst of America's flying weather. Readers can learn what to expect before embarking on a new trip. Despite quantum leaps in cockpit technology, weather radar and forecasting techniques, flying often boils down to "someone sitting in a cramped cockpit somewhere, trying for all he's worth to figure out what meaning those clouds up ahead have for him." An understanding of how larger climatic forces affect each region's specific patterns can give that lone pilot the edge, and this edge is what Flying America's Weather is all about. This illuminating book takes us on a pilot's tour of our nation's weather, from the brilliant blue of the Hawaiian Islands to the black and gray monster that is the Nor'Easter — and everything in between. It shows a grand and diverse country, dominated regionally by grand, diverse, and understandable patterns of weather. Flying America's Weather combines decades of climate research with hands-on experience, an awareness of larger weather forces at work on local geography, and critical examples of how weather contributes to aviation accidents. It focuses on what weather we can expect from the areas we fly in, yet provides a deep understanding of why it's there. In doing so, Flying America's Weather becomes an indispensable guide for all pilots, wherever they fly.

Psychological Testing Principles Applications and Issues

Psychological Testing  Principles  Applications  and Issues Author Robert M. Kaplan
ISBN-10 9781337098137
Release 2017-01-27
Pages 752
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PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING: PRINCIPLES, APPLICATIONS, AND ISSUES, Ninth Edition explains the fundamentals of psychological testing, their important applications, and the controversies that emerge from those applications in clinical, education, industrial, medical, and legal settings. Kaplan and Saccuzzo's engaging and thorough text demonstrates how psychological tests are constructed and used, both in a professional setting and in everyday lives. It explains core concepts that affect the evaluation of all tests, major types of psychological tests, and current issues affecting testing such as stereotype threat, bias, laws, and ethics. Chapters are independent enough to allow instructors to structure their class to achieve course objectives. Test profiles and sample items illustrate how psychological testing is used and reported. Case studies demonstrate the uses and misuses of psychological testing, while technical examples assist students in grasping complex statistical concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to Atmospheric Science Lab Manual

An Introduction to Atmospheric Science Lab Manual Author Texas Tech University
ISBN-10 1465299033
Release 2016-05-17
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An Introduction to Atmospheric Science Lab Manual has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from An Introduction to Atmospheric Science Lab Manual also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full An Introduction to Atmospheric Science Lab Manual book for free.

Meteorology Manual

Meteorology Manual Author Storm Dunlop
ISBN-10 0857332724
Release 2014-04-01
Pages 172
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Meteorology Manual follows a similar concept to the well-received Astronomy Manual, aiming to provide an easy-to-read introduction for newcomers to the subject, while providing a sufficient level of detail to prove useful to those who also have a basic understanding of the subject. This extensively illustrated book will follow the familiar Haynes Manual style, with down-to-earth text, supported by colour diagrams and photographs, including, where appropriate, step-by-step sequences of cloud and weather system formations. There is increasing interest in learning about how weather systems are formed, what causes variations in the weather, and how to study and predict the movement of weather systems to enable weather forecasting, all which can be found in this book.


Climatology Author Robert V. Rohli
ISBN-10 9781284147513
Release 2017-06-05
Pages 418
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Praised for its detail and accuracy, Climatology continues to lead as the most comprehensive presentation of our dynamic climate system. The fourth edition features a completely revised full-color art program that enhances clarity and gradation of all maps, climographs, and images to help readers better understand the diversity of climate within varying climate types.

Educating Exceptional Children

Educating Exceptional Children Author Samuel Kirk
ISBN-10 9781285451343
Release 2014-03-05
Pages 560
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Authored by luminaries in the special education field, EDUCATING EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN introduces readers to each of the thirteen disability categories, and to the needs of children who are gifted and talented. The fourteenth edition continues to focus on the strengths of previous editions, while also providing new material about such important hot topics as genetics, neurology, inclusion, assistive technology, and information processing. The book provides key, research-based teaching methods and strategies for children with various exceptionalities, and also offers analysis of ecological factors that influence the exceptional child in and out of the classroom. This edition also features a new chapter on children with ADD/ADHD, new diagnosis information from the DSM-5, coverage of CEC and Common Core State Standards, the most current teaching techniques for each category, and current coverage of the Response to Intervention Model. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Human Development A Life Span View

Essentials of Human Development  A Life Span View Author Robert V. Kail
ISBN-10 9781305504585
Release 2016-01-01
Pages 576
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ESSENTIALS OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN VIEW, 2nd Edition fills the need for a shorter text that emphasizes the essential, defining features of modern research and theory in human development. Using a modified chronological approach and emphasizing the biopsychosocial framework, the text provides: a readable account of human development across the life span; conceptual foundations that enable students to become critical interpreters of developmental information; and an introduction to relevant research and its application to key issues. The text also emphasizes the application of human development research across diverse professional settings, making it ideal for students who are pursuing a career related to psychology or areas such as education, health, and human sciences. Succinct and filled with real-life examples, this text will capture your students' interest while introducing them to the essential issues, forces, and outcomes that make us who we are. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.