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Cirrus

Cirrus

David K. Lynch, Kenneth Sassen, David O'C. Starr, and Graeme Stephens (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195130720
eISBN:
9780197561430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195130720.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Cirrus clouds are high, thin, tropospheric clouds composed predominately of ice. In the last ten years, considerable work has shown that cirrus is widespread--more common than ... More

The Climate QuestionNatural Cycles, Human Impact, Future Outlook

The Climate Question: Natural Cycles, Human Impact, Future Outlook

Eelco J. Rohling

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190910877
eISBN:
9780197559918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190910877.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

In 2015, annual average atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels surpassed a level of 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in three million years. This has caused ... More

Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response in Long-Term Ecological Research Sites

Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response in Long-Term Ecological Research Sites

David Greenland, Douglas G. Goodin, and Raymond C. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195150599
eISBN:
9780197561881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195150599.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

This volume in the Long-Term Ecological Research Network Series would present the work that has been done and the understanding and database that have been developed by work on ... More

Climate-Challenged Society

Climate-Challenged Society

John S. Dryzek, Richard B. Norgaard, and David Schlosberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199660100
eISBN:
9780191918292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199660100.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

This book is an original, accessible, and thought-provoking introduction to the severe and broad-ranging challenges that climate change presents and how societies can respond. It ... More

Down to the WireConfronting Climate Collapse

Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse

David W. Orr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195393538
eISBN:
9780197562789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195393538.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

The real fault line in American politics is not between liberals and conservatives.... It is, rather, in how we orient ourselves to the generations to come who will bear the ... More

El Niño, 1997-1998The Climate Event of the Century

El Niño, 1997-1998: The Climate Event of the Century

Stanley A. Changnon (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135510
eISBN:
9780197561614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135510.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

This book will cover the time span from the first indications of El Nino (May 1997) until its reversal (June 1998). The focus will be largely on the United States, where El Nino ... More

Empirical Methods in Short-Term Climate Prediction

Empirical Methods in Short-Term Climate Prediction

Huug van den Dool

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199202782
eISBN:
9780191917349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199202782.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

This clear and accessible text describes the methods underlying short-term climate prediction at time scales of 2 weeks to a year. Although a difficult range to forecast ... More

Historical Perspectives on Climate Change

Historical Perspectives on Climate Change

James R. Fleming

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195078701
eISBN:
9780197560365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195078701.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

This intriguing volume provides a thorough examination of the historical roots of global climate change as a field of inquiry, from the Enlightenment to the late twentieth ... More

Hurricane ClimatologyA Modern Statistical Guide Using R

Hurricane Climatology: A Modern Statistical Guide Using R

James B. Elsner and Thomas H. Jagger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199827633
eISBN:
9780197563199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199827633.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Hurricanes are nature's most destructive storms and they are becoming more powerful as the globe warms. Hurricane Climatology explains how to analyze and model hurricane data to ... More

An Introduction to Global Spectral Modeling

An Introduction to Global Spectral Modeling

T. N. Krishnamurti, H. S. Bedi, and V. M. Hardiker

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195094732
eISBN:
9780197560761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195094732.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

This book is an indispensable guide to the methods used by nearly all major weather forecast centers in the United States, England, Japan, India, France, and Australia. Designed ... More

Meteorological Measurement Systems

Meteorological Measurement Systems

Fred V. Brock and Scott J. Richardson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195134513
eISBN:
9780197561584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195134513.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

This book treats instrumentation used in meteorological surface systems, both on the synoptic scale and the mesoscale, and the instrumentation used in upper air soundings. The ... More

Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural DroughtA Global Study

Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought: A Global Study

Vijendra K. Boken, Arthur P. Cracknell, and Ronald L. Heathcote

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162349
eISBN:
9780197562109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162349.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Agricultural droughts affect whole societies, leading to higher food costs, threatened economies, and even famine. In order to mitigate such effects, researchers must first be ... More

Mountain MeteorologyFundamentals and Applications

Mountain Meteorology: Fundamentals and Applications

C. David Whiteman

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195132717
eISBN:
9780197561522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195132717.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Mountain Meteorology: Fundamentals and Applications offers first an introduction to the basic principles and concepts of mountain meteorology, then goes on to discuss their ... More

The Role of the Sun in Climate Change

The Role of the Sun in Climate Change

Douglas V. Hoyt and Kenneth H. Shatten

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195094138
eISBN:
9780197560730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195094138.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Weather, Macroweather, and the ClimateOur Random Yet Predictable Atmosphere

Weather, Macroweather, and the Climate: Our Random Yet Predictable Atmosphere

Shaun Lovejoy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190864217
eISBN:
9780197559895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864217.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Weather, Macroweather, and the Climate is an insider's attempt to explain as simply as possible how to understand the atmospheric variability that occurs over an astonishing range ... More

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