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Science Geography

Weather and Climate

An Introduction

by (author) Sheila Loudon Ross

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Initial publish date
Feb 2017
Category
Geography
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780199021352
    Publish Date
    Feb 2017
    List Price
    $214.99

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Now in a fully revised second edition, Weather and Climate provides an interdisciplinary, systems-based approach to the scientific processes and theories behind weather and climate in Canada and around the globe. Loaded with stimulating questions and activities that encourage independent thinking, this rigorous yet accessible introduction will inspire students to engage with key issues, ask questions, and conduct their own meteorological and climatological investigations.

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Contributor Notes

Sheila Ross is an instructor at Capilano University.

Editorial Reviews

"I very much appreciate the explicit Canadian focus and content. . . . I also like the level and amount of math that is present, and the worked examples that aid student comprehension of the math." --David E. Atkinson, University of Victoria

"This text provides concise coverage of key topics from a Canadian perspective, with a very good theoretical basis." --James Voogt, Western University