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Understanding Weather and Climate (7th Edition) (MasteringMeteorology Series), Paperback, 7 Edition by Aguado, Edward


Paperback: 7 Edition

Publication Date: 2014-10-10
Publisher: Pearson
Paperback : 608 pages
Edition: 7 Edition
Author: Aguado, Edward
ISBN-10: 0321987306
ISBN-13: 9780321987303

Product Description &> For Introductory Meteorology Science Courses. Engage Students in Learning About Atmospheric Processes Aguado/Burt’s Understanding Weather and Climate illustrates meteorology and climatology using everyday occurrences and inspired technology tutorials to engage students in learning about atmospheric processes and patterns. The Seventh Edition extends coverage of global climate change with new and unique sections covering oceans and climate in the Earth system. Each chapter also focuses on the human aspect of weather and climate, covering high interest weather-related hazards that draw students into the course, while incorporating the latest science and the most relevant issues.   MasteringMeteorology with eText for Understanding Weather and Climate is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to improve results by helping your students quickly master concepts. The book and MasteringMeteorology work together to create a classroom experience that is tightly integrated to help students succeed both in and outside of the classroom.   Note: If you are purchasing the standalone text or electronic version, MasteringMeteorology does not come automatically packaged with the text. To purchase MasteringMeteorology please visit or you can purchase a package of the physical text + MasteringMeteorology by searching for  0321984439 / 9780321984432.  MasteringMeteorology is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. About the Author Ed Aguado Ed Aguado is Professor of Geography and Master's Program Advisor in the Department of Geography of San Diego State University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin—Madison, and his M.A. and B.A. from the UCLA. His research interests are in the precipitation and hydrology of western U.S. mountains. He regularly teaches introductory and advanced meteorology, climatology, and physical geography, and often serves as a consultant and expert witness on climatology and weather.     Jim Burt Jim Burt is Professor of Geography in the Department of Geography of the University of Wisconsin—Madison. He received his Ph.D. from the UCLA. His research interests are in physical geography, climatology, quantitative methods, and geovisualization. Burt recently served as the co-principal investigator for SoLIM (Soil Land Inference Model) for soil mapping, using recent developments in GIS, artificial intelligence, and information representation theory, and he is currently involved in new NSF funded research using GIS. He regularly teaches advanced geography and atmospheric science courses.

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