Meteorology (Weather & Climate)

Meteorology is the scientific study of the atmosphere that focuses on weather processes and forecasting. Meteorological phenomena are observable weather events which illuminate and are explained by the science of meteorology. Those events are bound by the variables that exist in Earth's atmosphere. They are temperature, pressure, water vapor, and the gradients and interactions of each variable, and how they change in time. The majority of Earth's observed weather is located in the troposphere.

Climate is the average and variations of weather in a region over long periods of time. The climate of a location is affected by its latitude, terrain, persistent ice or snow cover, as well as nearby oceans and their currents. Climates can be classified using parameters such as temperature and rainfall to define specific climate types. Paleoclimatology is the study and description of ancient climates using information from both non-biotic factors such as sediments found in lake beds and ice cores, and biotic factors such as tree rings and coral, and can be used to extend back the temperature or rainfall information for particular locations to a time before various weather instruments were used to monitor weather conditions. Climate models are mathematical models of past, present and future climates and can be used to describe the likely patterns of future changes.

Meteorology, climatology, atmospheric physics, and atmospheric chemistry are sub-disciplines of the atmospheric sciences. Meteorology and hydrology comprise the interdiscplinary field of hydrometeorology. (You can learn more about meteorology from the Wikipedia article.)

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Air is All Around You
Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science Stage 1
from HarperTrophy
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
All About the Weather - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Bruce LaFontaine
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-6th grade
in Dover Coloring Books (Location: A01-DOV)
$4.99
Blizzard!
by Jim Murphy
from Scholastic Inc.
for 4th-6th grade
in 19th Century America (Location: B01-11C)
$4.50 (1 in stock)
Children's Weather Encyclopedia
for 4th-6th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$6.50 (1 in stock)
Disaster Preparedness Flipper
from Christopher Lee Publications
for 5th-Adult
in Home Economics Curriculum (Location: C08-07D)
$9.95
DK Eye Wonder: Weather
by Lorrie Mack
from DK Publishing
for 1st-3rd grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$10.99
DK Weather
by Brian Cosgrove
from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for 4th-6th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
DK: Guide to Weather
by Michael Allaby
from DK Publishing
for 8th-Adult
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$9.50 (1 in stock)
Earth Science Flipper
from Christopher Lee Publications
for 6th-10th grade
in Science Flippers (Location: BLG-FLP)
$9.95
Explore Spring!
by Maxine Anderson
from Nomad Press
for 3rd-6th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$4.50 (1 in stock)
Exploring Weather
by Stephanie Finke
from Line of Promise Press
for 4th-6th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$5.00 (2 in stock)
First the Dead
Bug Man #3
by Tim Downs
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for 9th-12th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: A04-01A)
$6.50 (1 in stock)
For Spacious Skies
by Eric Sloane
from Dover Publications
for 6th-9th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Global Warming DVD
from Answers in Genesis
for 9th-Adult
in Creation Science videos (Location: C01-02F)
$15.99 $5.25 (1 in stock)
Guide to Weather
by William J. Burroughs, et. al.
from Fog City Press
for 4th-8th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
How the Earth Works
by John Farndon
from Reader's Digest
for 3rd-7th grade
in Science Reference (Location: B18-17A)
$8.00 (2 in stock)
Hurricanes
by Patricia Lauber
from Scholastic Inc.
for 4th-6th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$4.00 (2 in stock)
It's Raining Frogs and Fishes
by Jerry Dennis, Glenn Wolff
1st edition from HarperCollins
for 8th-Adult
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Janice VanCleave's Science Around the Year
by Janice VanCleave
from Wiley-Interscience
for 4th-8th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$7.50 (1 in stock)
Janice VanCleave's Weather
by Janice VanCleave
from John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
for 4th-8th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Kid's Book of Weather Forecasting
by Mark Breen & Kathleen Friestad
from Williamson Publishing Company
for 1st-6th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$6.50 (1 in stock)
Lightning and Rainbows
by Michael Carroll
from Chariot Victor Publishing
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$5.00 (2 in stock)
Magic School Bus Inside a Hurricane
Magic School Bus
by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen
from Scholastic Inc.
for 1st-3rd grade
in Magic School Bus (Location: A10-01F)
$6.99 $2.45 (2 in stock)
Milliken: Weather
by Edward P. Ortleb & Richard Cadice
from Milliken Publishing
for 5th-9th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to Weather
National Audubon Society Field Guides
by David Ludlum
from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for 7th-12th grade
in Field Guides & Nature Handbooks (Location: C08-09F)
$20.95 $10.00 (2 in stock)
New Weather Book
Wonders of Creation Series
by Michael Oard
2nd edition from Master Books
for 4th-10th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$16.99
On the Same Day in March
by Marilyn Singer
from HarperFestival
for 1st-3rd grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
Oregon Weather Book
by George H. Taylor, Raymond R. Hatton
1st edition from Oregon State University Press
for 10th-Adult
in Pacific Northwest (Location: B03-00A)
$6.50 (1 in stock)
Our Weather & Water
God's Design for Heaven and Earth
by Debbie and Richard Lawrence
4th edition from Answers in Genesis
for 4th-8th grade
in Answers in Genesis God's Design (Location: B17-02A)
$24.99
Our Weather & Water (old)
God's Design for Heaven and Earth
by Debbie and Richard Lawrence
3rd edition from Answers in Genesis
for 4th-8th grade
$9.00 (12 in stock)
Peterson First Guide to Clouds and Weather
by Roger Tory Peterson, Vincent J. Schaefer
from Houghton Mifflin
for 1st-4th grade
in Field Guides & Nature Handbooks (Location: C08-09F)
$7.95
PLP: Intro to Meteorology & Astronomy - Package
from Master Books
for 7th-9th grade
in Master Book Science (Location: B17-01C)
PLP: Intro to Meteorology & Astronomy - Parent Lesson Planner
from Master Books
for 7th-9th grade
in Master Book Science (Location: B17-01C)
$12.99
Reasons for Seasons
by Linda Allison
1st edition from Little, Brown & Company
for 3rd-7th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$5.00 (2 in stock)
Restless Skies
by Paul Douglas
1st edition from Sterling Publishing Co.
for 7th-12th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Scholastic Atlas of Weather
by Québec/Amérique International
from Scholastic Inc.
for 3rd-8th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$3.50 (1 in stock)
Scholastic Atlas of Weather
from Scholastic Inc.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Science Vocabulary: Weather
from Remedia Publications
for 5th-8th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Science with Weather
Usborne Science Activities
by Helen Edom
from Usborne
for 2nd-5th grade
in Usborne Science Activities (Location: B17-00D)
$2.40 (2 in stock)
ScienceWorks: Learning About Weather Grades K-1
by Jo Ellen Moore
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
for Kindergarten-1st grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$11.99 $6.00 (2 in stock)
ScienceWorks: Weather Grades 4-6
by Mike Graf
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
for 4th-6th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$11.19
Seasons & Living Things 1-3
Milliken Reproducible Book
by Edward Ortleb, Richard Cadice & Nancy Mcree
from Milliken Publishing
for 1st-3rd grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
See-Through Storms
by Gill Paul
from Running Press
for 3rd-6th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$6.50 (1 in stock)
Simple Weather Experiments with Everyday Materials
by Muriel Mandell
from Sterling Publishing Co.
for 4th-6th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$1.50 (1 in stock)
Snow Crystals
by W. A. Bentley, W. J. Humphreys
from Dover Publications
for 8th-12th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Snow is Falling
by Franklyn M. Branley
Revised from HarperCollins
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Spring
by Nuria Roca
from Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
for Nursery-Kindergarten
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$3.50 (1 in stock)
Storm Book
by Charlotte Zolotow
from HarperCollins
for Nursery-3rd grade
1953 Caldecott Honor Book
in Picture Books (Location: CPB-03)
$6.99
Storms
by Seymour Simon
from William Morrow & Company
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$3.50 (2 in stock)
Storms and Hurricanes
Usborne Understanding Geography
by Kathy Gemmel
from Scholastic Press
for 1st-3rd grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: BSR-03C)
$3.50 (1 in stock)
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