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Global perspective on tropical cyclones [electronic resource] : from science to mitigation / edited by Johnny C.L. Chan, Jeffrey D. Kepert.

Publication:
Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (448 p.)
Series:
World Scientific series on Asia-Pacific weather and climate ; v. 4.
World Scientific series on Asia-Pacific weather and climate ; v. 4
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Subjects:
Cyclones -- Tropics.
Tropics -- Climate -- Observations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book is a completely rewritten, updated and expanded new edition of the original ""Global Perspectives on Tropical Cyclones"" published in 1995. It presents a comprehensive review of the state of science and forecasting of tropical cyclones together with the application of this science to disaster mitigation, hence the tag: From Science to Mitigation. Since the previous volume, enormous progress in understanding tropical cyclones has been achieved. These advances range from the theoretical through to ever more sophisticated computer modeling, all underpinned by a vast and growing range of
Contents:
pt. 1. Theory of tropical cyclones
pt. 2. Observations of tropical cyclones
pt. 3. Climate variations of tropical cyclone activity
pt. 4. Forecasting of tropical cyclones
pt. 5. Hydrological aspects of tropical cyclones
pt. 6. Societal impacts of tropical cyclones.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Chan, Johnny C. L.
Kepert, Jeffrey D.
ISBN:
1-282-76203-6
9786612762031
981-4293-48-2
OCLC:
680516855