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ADDITIONAL READINGS
 
CHAPTER 7: Introduction to the Atmosphere
 

 

Aguado, E. and J.E. Burt. 2004. Understanding Weather and Climate. 3rd Edition. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with introductory meteorology - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Ahrens, C.D. 2003. Meteorology Today: An Introduction to Weather, Climate, and the Environment. 7th Edition. Thomson Learning. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with introductory meteorology - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Allaby, A. and M. Allaby. (Editors). 1999. Dictionary of Earth Sciences. 2nd Edition. Oxford University press, London. (Excellent dictionary of more than 6,000 earth science terms many of which are used in physical geography - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Allegre, C.J. and S.H. Schneider 1994. The evolution of the earth. Scientific American Oct.: 66-75.

Barry, R.G., R.J. Chorley, and N. J. Yokoi. 2004. Atmosphere, Weather, and Climate. 8th Edition. Routledge, London. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with introductory meteorology - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Bindschadler, R.A. and C.R. Bentley. 2002. On thin ice? Scientific American Dec.: 97-105.

Bryant, Edward. 2002. Climate Process and Change. Cambridge University Press. (Excellent university-level textbook that examines the Earth's past climate and the causes for past climate change - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Budyko, M.I. 1974. Climate and Life. Academic Press, New York.

Burroughs, William J. 2001. Climate Change. Cambridge University Press. (Excellent university-level textbook that examines the Earth's past climate and the causes for past climate change - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Christopherson, R. W. 2005. Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography. 5th Edition. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. (Excellent university-level textbook that focuses broadly on physical geography. Contains a number ofchapters that describe how the Earth's atmosphere functions - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Crowley, Thomas J. and Gerald R. North. 1996. Paleoclimatology. Oxford University Press. (Excellent university-level textbook that documents the Earth's past climate and the causes for past climate change - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Danielson, E.W., J. Levin, and E. Abrams 2003. Meteorology. 2nd Edition. McGraw-Hill, Dubuque, Iowa. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with introductory meteorology - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Drake, F. 2000. Global Warming: The Science of Climate Change. Hodder Arnold, London.(Excellent university-level textbook that examines global warming as one of the most important environmental problems to face humankind - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Elsner, James B. and A. Birol Kara . 1999. Hurricanes of the North Atlantic. Oxford University Press. (Excellent university-level textbook that teaches you everything you wanted to know about hurricanes in the North Atlantic - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Falkowski, P.G. 2002. Ocean's invisible forest. Scientific American Aug.: 53-61.

Field, C.B. and M. R. Raupach (Editors). 2004. The Global Carbon Cycle: Integrating Humans, Climate, and the Natural World. Island Press. (Excellent textbook that examines the carbon cycle in detail - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Gribbin, J. 1988. The greenhouse effect. Inside Science 13. New Scientist Oct. 22.

Gribbin, J. 1988. The ozone layer. Inside Science 9. New Scientist May 5.

Grossman, D. 2004. Spring forward. Scientific American Jan.: 84-91.

Hansen, J. 2004. Defusing the global warming time bomb. Scientific American Mar.: 68-77.

Hoyt, Douglas V. and Kenneth H. Shatten. 1997. The Role of the Sun in Climate Change. Oxford University Press. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with the Sun's role in the Earth's ever changing climate - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Kasting, J.F. 1993. Earth's early atmosphere. Science 259: 920-926.

Karl, T.R., N. Nichols, and J Gregory. 1997. The coming climate. Scientific American May: 78-83.

Lockwood, J.G. 1979. Causes of Climate. John Wiley and Sons, New York.

Ludlum, David. 1992. National Audubon Society Field Guide To Weather. Knopf Publishing. (Excellent easy reading textbook to help explain and interpreting various weather phenomena - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Lutgens, F.K. and E.J. Tarbuck. 2004. The Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology. 9th Edition. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with introductory meteorology - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Mayes, J. and K. Hughes. 2004. Understanding Weather. Hodder Arnold, London.(Excellent university-level textbook that examines hoe our planet's weather system works - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

McElroy, Michael B. 2002. The Atmospheric Environment: Effects of Human Activity. Princeton University Press. (Excellent university-level textbook that examines how human activities have changed the nature of our planet;s atmosphere - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Moran, J.M. and M.D. Morgan. 1997. Meteorology: The Atmosphere and the Science of Weather. Fifth Edition. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.

Musk, L.F. 1988. Weather Systems. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Nagle, G. 2002. Climate and Society. Hodder Arnold, London.(Excellent university-level textbook that examines the effects of climate change on society - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

O'Hare, G. 1986. The Atmosphere System: An Introduction to Meteorology and Climatology. Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh.

Oliver, J.E. and R.W. Fairbridge. 1987. The Encyclopedia of Climatology. Chapman & Hall, New York. (Excellent university-level encyclopedia that offers more than 200 informative articles prepared by 150 experts on numerous areas of study in climatology - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Parker, S.P. 1988. Meteorology Source Book. McGraw-Hill, New York. (Excellent university-level dictionary of terms used in atmospheric science - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Parker, S.P. (Editor). 2003. McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Earth Science. Second Edition. McGraw-Hill, New York. (Excellent dictionary of more than 10,000 earth science terms many of which are used in physical geography - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Pearce, F. 1997. Greenhouse wars. New Scientist July 19: 38-43.

Philander, S. George. 2000. Is the Temperature Rising? The Uncertain Science of Global Warming. Princeton University Press. (Excellent university-level textbook that explores the connection between greenhouse gas emissions and recent climate change - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Ruddiman, W.F. 2000. Earth's Climate: Past and Future. W. H. Freeman and Co. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with climate change and the factors responsible for this change - buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Schneider , S.H. (Editor). 1996. Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather. Oxford University Press. (Excellent university-level encyclopedia that offers defines important topics related to climate and weather - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Shelton, M.L. 1988. Climate and Weather: A Spatial Perspective. Kendall/Hunt, Dubuque, Iowa.

Strahler, Alan H. and Arthur Strahler. 2003. Physical Geography: Science and Systems of the Human Environment. 2nd Edition. John Wiley and Sons, New York. (Excellent university-level textbook that focuses broadly on physical geography. Contains a number of chapters examining how the atmosphere works - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Sturm, M., D.K. Perovich, and M.C. Serreze. 2003. Meltdown in the north. Scientific American Oct.: 60-67.

Sumner, G.N. 2000. Precipitation: Process and Analysis. John Wiley and Sons, New York. (Excellent university-level textbook that explores the factors responsible for the formation of precipitation and the resulting distribution of precipitation on the Earth's surface - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Taylor, K. 1999. Rapid climate change. American Scientist 87: 320-327.

Whitlow, J.B. 2001. The Penguin Dictionary of Physical Geography. Second Edition. Penguin, Harmondsworth. (Must have reference for those wanting to learn physical geography terms - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

 

 

 

 
 

 

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