AUTHORS: Ahrens, C. Donald - ©2015
ESSENTIALS OF METEOROLOGY 7e is written for students interested in gaining insights into the dynamic workings of the atmosphere. This text is written by the most widely read and authoritative author in introductory meteorology-Donald Ahrens. Ahrens’s ability to explain relatively complicated ideas in a student-friendly, manageable fashion allows even non-science students to visualize the principles of meteorology. The text’s clear and inviting narrative is supplemented by numerous pedagogical features that encourage observing, calculating, and synthesizing information. New Concept Animation boxes direct you to online animations to immediately visualize and understand the underlying meteorological principles. A new icon directs you to Online Appendices to explore meteorological data such as world temperature extremes and precipitation extremes over a 30 year period. Activities to interact with the data, developing quantitative and critical thinking skills.
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