A World of Weather: Fundamentals of Meteorology
A Text/Laboratory Manual, Second Edition

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Chapter 1

    Figure 1.8: Isoplethed snow from Blizzard of '96
    Figure 1.9: Topographic map of the island of Hawaii
    Color Plate 2 (similar) : Time zones of the World
    Color Plate 3: Colorized isoplethed map of snowfall from Blizzard of 1996

    EXTRA : Wilkes-Barre/Scranton daily climatology
    EXTRA : Distribution of high temperatures for Nov.13 at AVP ("normal" high is 49)
    EXTRA : Distribution of low temperatures for Nov.13 at AVP ("normal" low is 34)
    EXTRA : A drifting buoy
    EXTRA : A moored buoy
    EXTRA : USA map with state names
    EXTRA : Locations of weather observing stations across the globe
    EXTRA : World map with topography and latitude/longitude lines
    EXTRA : World map with country boundaries only
    EXTRA : Enhanced topographic map of United States (5 MB)
    EXTRA : Example of colorized temperatures with isotherms
    EXTRA : Example of how one bad data point contaminates computerized isoplething

Chapter 2

    Figure 2.10: Absorptivity of various atmospheric gases and the atmosphere as a whole
    Figure 2.11a: Visible satellite image
    Figure 2.11b: Infrared satellite image
    Figure 2.11c: Water vapor satellite image
    Figure 2.12 : Hurricane Emilia at night
    Color Plate 4: A leaf on a pond
    Color Plate 5: Clematis plant shows evidence of low-level cold air
    Color Plate 6: Colorized infrared image of space shuttle
    Color Plate 7: Modern colorized radar display
    Color Plate 8: Hook echo on Doppler radar (reflectivity)
    Color Plate 9: Hook echo on Doppler radar (velocity)

    EXTRA : Latest North America visible satellite photograph
    EXTRA : Latest North America infrared satellite photograph
    EXTRA : Latest North America water vapor satellite image
    EXTRA : Example of a colorized (enhanced) infrared satellite image
    EXTRA : Comparison of visible, colorized infrared, and colorized water vapor images
    EXTRA : Picture of a GOES-8 satellite
    EXTRA : Picture of a Doppler Radar
    EXTRA : Locations of Doppler Radars
    EXTRA : Example of single-site Doppler reflectivity image (courtesy of WSI)
    EXTRA : Example of regional composite Doppler reflectivity image (courtesy of WSI)
    EXTRA : Dust on Doppler radar (courtesy of WSI)

Chapter 3

    Figure 3.4 : A Stevenson Screen
    Color Plate 16: Gulf stream seen from space via IR sensing of sea surface temps

    EXTRA: NASA satellite data shows day/night variability of land and oceans in January

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

    Figure 6.9a: Morning visible image of Great Lakes
    Figure 6.9b: Mid-afternoon visible image shows low-level stability over Great Lakes
    Figure 6.10: Overshooting tops of a massive thunderstorm
    Figure 6.12: Haze across Pennsylvania on visible satellite image
    Figure 6.16: Valley Fog in Pennsylvania and New York
    Figure 6.17b: Wave clouds
    Figure 6.18: Both stable and unstable layers revealed in visible satellite image
    Color Plate 12: Smoke fanning from the Kuwait oil fires

    EXTRA: On-line cloud photograph catalogs: Option 1 , Option 2 , Option 3 , Option 4
    EXTRA: Convective cumuliform clouds bubble over warmed land surfaces while stable stratiform clouds blanket cooler offshore waters
    EXTRA : Valley fog on an August morning in the Conyngham Valley of northeastern PA
    EXTRA : Valley fog in Pennsylvania and surrounding states (similar to Figure 6.16)

Chapter 7

    Figure 7.1: Nuclear distrail created by hot, radioactive gases from Chernobyl
    Figure 7.2: Circulation of Chernobyl radioactive particles across Europe
    Figure 7.3: Schematic showing Chernobyl radioactive particles 10 days after explosion
    Figure 7.6: Global montage of infrared satellite images
    Figure 7.13: Subtropical jet stream is made visible by streamer of clouds
    Figure 7.14: Trail of subtropical moisture
    Figure 7.23: Low pressure in the Gulf of Alaska
    Color Plate 15: Global average precipitation
    Color Plate 17: Showers and thunderstorms over the mountains of Oahu
    Color Plate 18: El Nino anomalies (N.H. winter)
    Color Plate 19: El Nino anomalies (N.H. summer)
    Color Plate 20: The mid-latitude jet stream revealed in an analysis of wind speed

    EXTRA : Latest Goes-8 IR view of Western Hemisphere (shows global cloud patterns)
    EXTRA : Latest Goes-9 IR view of Western Hemisphere (shows global cloud patterns)
    EXTRA : Latest Global IR view (useful to show global cloud patterns)
    EXTRA : Latest Global satellite colorized montage (shows global cloud patterns)
    EXTRA : Latest 200-mb wind speed/direction locates the jet stream over North America
    EXTRA: El Nino Home Page - Everything you want to know about El Nino
    EXTRA : Average U.S. winter temperature anomalies during an El Nino
    EXTRA : Average U.S. winter precipitation anomalies during an El Nino
    EXTRA : Risk of warm/cold anomalies in the U.S. during an El Nino winter
    EXTRA : Risk of dry/wet anomalies in the U.S. during an El Nino winter
    EXTRA : Risk of temp/precip anomalies in US during El Nino (any season)

Chapter 8

    Figure 8.2: Continental polar air destabilizes over Atlantic
    Figure 8.7: A pineapple connection
    Figure 8.12: Sequence of infrared images showing dry-line thunderstorms:
    (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), (h)
    Figure 8.22f: Classic comma shape of occluded mid-latitude cyclone
    Figure 8.25: Conveyor belts of a mature mid-latitude low pressure system
    Figure 8.26: A highly occluded low

    EXTRA : Another classic comma-shaped cyclone
    EXTRA : Station models reveal sharp cold front (also see next four images)
    EXTRA : Isotherms superimposed on above analysis
    EXTRA : Streamlines superimposed on above analysis
    EXTRA : Isoplethed temperature change at 3Z on Jan.18, 1996
    EXTRA : The front, 36 hours later, can be found using station models

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

    Figure 13.4: 500-mb height pattern on July 8, 1993
    Figure 13.9b: Midwest rainfall during summer of 1993
    Figure 13.15: California precipitation during January 1995
    Figure 13.17: Hurricane Lili (1996) supplies moisture to an extratropical storm
    Figure 13.18: Temperature departure from average during June 1988
    Figure 13.19: Percentage of average precipitation from April 1 to July 9, 1988
    Figure 13.20b: Omega block on June 10, 1988, seen in the 500-mb height pattern
    Color Plate 52 : Flooding along the rivers of the Midwest during the summer of 1993
    Color Plate 53 : PDSI as of March 27, 1993
    Color Plate 55: Tropical Storm Alberto (1994) on Doppler radar

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

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