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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All About the Weather
All About Books #5
by Ivan Ray Tannehill
from Random House
for 3rd-6th grade
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All About the Weather - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Bruce LaFontaine
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-6th grade
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Blizzard!
by Jim Murphy
from Scholastic Inc.
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in 19th Century America (Location: HISA-19C)
$4.50 (1 in stock)
Can It Rain Cats and Dogs?
by Melvin and Gilda Berger
from Scholastic Reference
for 2nd-6th grade
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$4.00 (1 in stock)
God's Design for Heaven & Earth - Student Book
by Debbie & Richard Lawrence
Master Books Edition from Master Books
for 3rd-8th grade
in Answers in Genesis God's Design (Location: SCICUR-AIG)
$49.99
God's Design for Heaven & Earth - Teacher Guide
by Debbie & Richard Lawrence
Master Books Edition from Master Books
for 3rd-8th grade
in Answers in Genesis God's Design (Location: SCICUR-AIG)
$39.99
Little Ark
by Jan de Hartog
from Harper & Brothers
for 4th-8th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Milliken: Weather
by Edward P. Ortleb & Richard Cadice
from Milliken Publishing
for 5th-9th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: SCI-WEA)
New Weather Book
Wonders of Creation Series
by Michael Oard
2nd edition from Master Books
for 4th-10th grade
in Meteorology (Weather & Climate) (Location: SCI-WEA)
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Official Sassafras SciDat Logbook 4
Sassafras Science
by Johnny Congo & Paige Hudson
from Elemental Science
for Kindergarten-5th grade
in Sassafras Science (Location: SCICUR-SAS)
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: SCICUR-AIG)
$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
in Old Edition Science (Location: ZCLE-SCI)
$9.00 (2 in stock)
Sassafras Guide to Earth Science
Sassafras Science
by Johnny Congo & Paige Hudson
from Elemental Science
for Kindergarten-5th grade
in Sassafras Science (Location: SCICUR-SAS)
$15.00 (1 in stock)
Sassafras Science Adventures Volume 4
Sassafras Science
by Johnny Congo & Paige Hudson
from Elemental Science
for Kindergarten-5th grade
in Sassafras Science (Location: SCICUR-SAS)
$11.00 (1 in stock)
Weather of North America
by Jack Williams
from National Geographic
for 4th-6th grade
in Field Guides & Nature Handbooks (Location: NAT-FIELD)
$8.00 (1 in stock)