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Meteorology : an introduction to the wonders of the weather / Robert G. Fovell.

Fovell, Robert G., 1958- (Author). Teaching Company. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial GC 551.5 FOVELL (Text) Book 33946003153231 Great Courses . 2nd Floor Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial GC 551.5 FOVELL DVD (Text) DVDs 33946003153249 Great Courses . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781598036251
  • ISBN: 1598036254
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebooks (v, 103 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
  • Publisher: Chantilly, Va. : Great Courses, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Course no. 1796.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Bibliographical references included in course guidebook.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Lecture 1. Nature abhors extremes -- Lecture 2. Temperature, pressure, and density -- Lecture 3. Atmosphere: composition and origin -- Lecture 4. Radiation and the greenhouse effect -- Lecture 5. Sphericity, conduction, and convection -- Lecture 6. Sea breezes and Santa Anas -- Disc 2. Lecture 7. An introduction to atmospheric moisture -- Lecture 8. Bringing air to saturation -- Lecture 9. Clouds, stability, and buoyancy, part 1 -- Lecture 10. Clouds, stability, and buoyancy, part 2 -- Lecture 11. Whence and whither the wind, part 1 -- Lecture 12. Whence and whither the wind, part 2.
Disc 3. Lecture 13. Global atmospheric circulation -- Lecture 14. Fronts and extratropical cyclones -- Lecture 15. Middle troposphere: troughs and ridges -- Lecture 16. Wind shear: horizontal and vertical -- Lecture 17. Mountain influences on the atmosphere -- Lecture 18. Thunderstorms, squall lines, and radar -- Disc 4. Lecture 19. Supercells, tornadoes, and dry lines -- Lecture 20. Ocean influences on weather and climate -- Lecture 21. Tropical cyclones -- Lecture 22. Light and lightning -- Lecture 23. Prediction and predictability -- Lecture 24. Imperfect forecast.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lectures by Robert G. Fovell.
Summary, etc.:
Presents 24 lectures (each about 30 minutes long) by Robert G. Fovell, Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles, on meteorology.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Subject: Meteorology.
Weather.
Atmosphere.
Genre: Educational films.
Nonfiction films.

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