Meteorological Monitoring Books

  • Impacts of Climate Change on Rainfall Extremes and Urban Drainage Systems

    Impacts of Climate Change on Rainfall Extremes and Urban Drainage Systems provides a state-of-the-art overview of existing methodologies and relevant results related to the assessment of the climate change impacts on urban rainfall extremes as well as on urban hydrology and hydraulics. This overview focuses mainly on several difficulties and ...

  • Atmospheric Analysis

    Volume 11.07 provides standardized methods, practices, guides, and terminology pertaining to air quality in outdoor, indoor, and workplace environments. Analytes include inorganic compounds (e.g., lead, mercury, beryllium, various sulfur and nitrogen compounds), organic compounds (e.g., formaldehyde, volatile organic compounds, pesticides, and ...

  • Atmospheric Analysis

    Volume 11.07 provides standardized methods, practices, guides, and terminology pertaining to air quality in outdoor, indoor, and workplace environments. Analytes include inorganic compounds (e.g., lead, mercury, beryllium, various sulfur and nitrogen compounds), organic compounds (e.g., formaldehyde, volatile organic compounds, pesticides, and ...

  • Atmospheric Analysis

    Volume 11.07 provides standardized methods, practices, guides, and terminology pertaining to air quality in outdoor, indoor, and workplace environments. Analytes include inorganic compounds (e.g., lead, mercury, beryllium, various sulfur and nitrogen compounds), organic compounds (e.g., formaldehyde, volatile organic compounds, pesticides, and ...

  • Atmospheric Analysis

    Volume 11.07 provides standardized methods, practices, guides, and terminology pertaining to air quality in outdoor, indoor, and workplace environments. Analytes include inorganic compounds (e.g., lead, mercury, beryllium, various sulfur and nitrogen compounds), organic compounds (e.g., formaldehyde, volatile organic compounds, pesticides, and ...

  • Atmospheric Thermodynamics: Elementary Physics and Chemistry

    This textbook presents a uniquely integrated approach in linking both physics and chemistry to the study of atmospheric thermodynamics. The book explains the classical laws of thermodynamics, focuses on various fluid systems, and, recognising the increasing importance of chemistry in the meteorological and climate sciences, devotes a chapter to ...

  • Ecological Climatology: Concepts and Applications, 2nd Edition

    This book reviews basic meteorological, hydrological and ecological concepts to examine the physical, chemical and biological processes by which terrestrial ecosystems affect and are affected by climate. The textbook is written for advanced undergraduate and graduate students studying ecology, environmental science, atmospheric science and ...

  • Atmospheric Analysis

    Volume 11.07 provides standardized methods, practices, guides, and terminology pertaining to air quality in outdoor, indoor, and workplace environments. Analytes include inorganic compounds (e.g., lead, mercury, beryllium, various sulfur and nitrogen compounds), organic compounds (e.g., formaldehyde, volatile organic compounds, pesticides, and ...

  • Atmospheric Analysis

    Volume 11.07 provides standardized methods, practices, guides, and terminology pertaining to air quality in outdoor, indoor, and workplace environments. Analytes include inorganic compounds (e.g., lead, mercury, beryllium, various sulfur and nitrogen compounds), organic compounds (e.g., formaldehyde, volatile organic compounds, pesticides, and ...

  • Forest Fires - Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Forest Fires

    Forest Fires are very complex phenomena which, under the right physical conditions, can rapidly devastate large areas, as demonstrated by recent events. There is also widespread awareness that the risk may increase as a result of climate changes.Different approaches are required for controlling fires in rural areas as opposed to urban ...

  • Mountain Weather and Climate, 3rd Edition

    Mountain Weather and Climate remains the only all-encompassing textbook describing mountain weather and climate processes. Results from several recent major field programs have been incorporated into this completely updated edition, including the European Alpine Experiment, studies of air drainage in the western United States and experiments on ...

  • Principles of Snow Hydrology

    Principles of Snow Hydrology describes the factors that control the accumulation, melting and runoff of water from seasonal snowpacks over the surface of the earth. The book addresses not only the basic principles governing snow in the hydrologic cycle, but also the latest applications of remote sensing, and techniques for modeling streamflow from ...

  • Physics and Chemistry of Micro-Nanotribology

    This new ASTM monograph presents the principles and applications of tribology in micro- nano-scale and discusses some of the challenges faced by tribilogists since the development of new manufacturing techniques for electronic products. It covers a broad range of topics on micro-nanotribology, with emphasis on the physical and chemical aspects ...

  • Mesoscale Dynamics

    This book provides a systematic approach to mesoscale weather systems, and covers a more complete spectrum of mesoscale dynamics than other texts. The opening chapters introduce the basic equations governing mesoscale weather systems and their approximations. The subsequent chapters cover four major areas of mesoscale dynamics: wave dynamics, ...

  • Climate Change and Tourism – Responding to Global Challenges

    This publication contains the key proceedings and technical report of the Second International Conference on Climate Change and Tourism, held in Davos, Switzerland, 1-3 October 2007. The Davos Declaration and the summary of the conference debates demonstrate a clear commitment of the tourism sector to address climate change issues, and provide ...

  • Fair deals for watershed services in India

    This report shares field experience and lessons in developing incentive-based mechanisms for watershed protection services and improved livelihoods at micro- and macro-scales at three locations in Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The process, progress and problems in the three sites, and the initial findings, are presented. Key lessons are ...

  • Report of the National Workshop on Micro-enterprise Development in Coastal Communities in the Philippines: Sharing of experiences and lessons learned.

    Series: FAO Fisheries ReportsThe goals of the workshop were to exchange experiences and good practices and identify financial and institutional support services and facilities to sustain livelihoods and micro-enterprises in coastal areas. The discussions at the workshop showed that livelihoods diversification and the improvement of income and ...

  • The Indian Ocean Tsunami

    Drawing on information gathered from a study of the Indian Ocean Tsunami of December 26, 2004, this book explores the development of methodologies for predicting and preparing for tsunamis. The volume provides a state-of-the-art review of tsunami science and indicates thrust areas which have the potential to improve temporal and spatial resolution ...

  • The Use of Best Management Practices (BMPs) in Urban Watersheds

    This new book by leading U.S. stormwater experts is a guide to the main techniques for controlling pollutants from diffuse, mainly wet weather, sources. The volume provides a mass of valuable data on the removal efficiencies, costs, and design parameters of all main runoff control structures—from ponds to swales—for large developments to small ...

  • Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite: A New Operational Cloud Imager

    The Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) is the next-generation multispectral imaging instrument to fly on US operational, polar-orbiting meteorological satellites. VIIRS will gather data across 22 spectral bands and be used to create products for a variety of applications including weather forecasting and climate change studies. VIIRS ...

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