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The Resource The exo-weather report : exploring diverse atmospheric phenomena around the universe, David S. Stevenson, (electronic book)

The exo-weather report : exploring diverse atmospheric phenomena around the universe, David S. Stevenson, (electronic book)

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The exo-weather report : exploring diverse atmospheric phenomena around the universe
Title
The exo-weather report
Title remainder
exploring diverse atmospheric phenomena around the universe
Statement of responsibility
David S. Stevenson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
IDEBK
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1968-
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Stevenson, David S.
Dewey number
  • 629.4/16
  • 500
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • TL1489
  • Q162
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Astronomers' universe,
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Label
The exo-weather report : exploring diverse atmospheric phenomena around the universe, David S. Stevenson, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dedication; Preface; Contents; 1.: What We Know About the Weather on Earth; Why Do We Have Weather?; The Highs and Lows of Meteorology; Wind Direction: Waterwheels and a Suspect Tale from the Front; The Vertical Structure of the Earth's Atmosphere; The Language of War-Fronts; The Jet Stream; Rotation, Rotation, Rotation; Rossby Waves; Other Jets That Drive Terrestrial Weather; How the Jet Stream Brought a Sting to the Bergen Frontal Model; Fastnet; The New Zealand Bomb; The 1993 US Superstorm; The Tropics: A Quick Guide; Interconnections; Conclusions; References
  • 2.: Climate Oscillations in Space and Time Introduction; The Present Monsoon; Shifting Continents, Shifting Climate; Probing the Past Asian Monsoon; Milanković Cycles: Astronomical Influences on Terrestrial Climate; The Death of the Tethys and the Birth of the Sahara; Pangean Monsoons; Problematic Children: El Niño and La Niña; The Future East Asian Monsoon Under the Cloud of Global Dimming; How Global Dimming Caused Geopolitical Chaos in the Dark Ages; Conclusions; References; 3.: Tales of Mass Destruction; Introduction; Global Greenhouses: Eocene, Permian and Anthropocene
  • The Eocene Climate Maximum A Bad Day in the Permian; The Human Factor; Anthropogenic Global Warming; Dissension; Drifting Hurricanes Amid a Changing Climate; Endemic Misunderstandings; The Medieval Tepid Period and the Luke-Warm Little Ice Age; The Effect of Global Climate Catastrophes on Life; An Icy Future?; Visions of Hell: Terrestrial Snowballs and Fireballs; Snowballs and Slushballs; Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head: The Controversial Climate of the Early Earth; Parallel Lives: The Formation of the Earth and Venus; The Last Icehouse; The Rise of Amasia
  • Geo-Engineering the Future Conclusions: The Big Picture; References; 4.: Weird Weather; Introduction; Strange Lights from Thunderstorms; Earthlights or Headlights?; Fata Morgana or Something Else?; Earthquake Clouds and Lights; Sprites, Jets and Other Luminous Atmospheric Phenomena; Gamma Ray Bursts on Earth; Sky Quakes; The Red Rains of Kerala; Flying Spiders; Conclusions; References; 5.: Venus; Introduction: The Twin That Isn't; The Venusian Day; A Noxious Vision of Hell; The Structure of the Venusian Atmosphere; No Layer but Yes, Ozone Around Venus; The Edge of Space
  • Changes to Wind Speed at Venus Snow on Venus?; Lightning on Venus; Why Does Venus Have So Much More Carbon Dioxide than the Earth?; Constructing a Dry Planet; Life in Hell?; Future Venus: The Earth and Venus, Twins Once More; Conclusions; References; 6.: The Wispy Weather of Mars; Introduction; The Structure and Formation of the Martian Atmosphere; Dust Devils, Tornadoes and the Other Whirling Winds of Earth and Mars; Aurora; Mystery Clouds Across the Southern, Morning Terminator; Martian Ozone; Martian Methane: Mars not Dead, Yet; The Lingering Death of Mars; Jean's Escape
Control code
SPR957655924
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319256795
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The exo-weather report : exploring diverse atmospheric phenomena around the universe, David S. Stevenson, (electronic book)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dedication; Preface; Contents; 1.: What We Know About the Weather on Earth; Why Do We Have Weather?; The Highs and Lows of Meteorology; Wind Direction: Waterwheels and a Suspect Tale from the Front; The Vertical Structure of the Earth's Atmosphere; The Language of War-Fronts; The Jet Stream; Rotation, Rotation, Rotation; Rossby Waves; Other Jets That Drive Terrestrial Weather; How the Jet Stream Brought a Sting to the Bergen Frontal Model; Fastnet; The New Zealand Bomb; The 1993 US Superstorm; The Tropics: A Quick Guide; Interconnections; Conclusions; References
  • 2.: Climate Oscillations in Space and Time Introduction; The Present Monsoon; Shifting Continents, Shifting Climate; Probing the Past Asian Monsoon; Milanković Cycles: Astronomical Influences on Terrestrial Climate; The Death of the Tethys and the Birth of the Sahara; Pangean Monsoons; Problematic Children: El Niño and La Niña; The Future East Asian Monsoon Under the Cloud of Global Dimming; How Global Dimming Caused Geopolitical Chaos in the Dark Ages; Conclusions; References; 3.: Tales of Mass Destruction; Introduction; Global Greenhouses: Eocene, Permian and Anthropocene
  • The Eocene Climate Maximum A Bad Day in the Permian; The Human Factor; Anthropogenic Global Warming; Dissension; Drifting Hurricanes Amid a Changing Climate; Endemic Misunderstandings; The Medieval Tepid Period and the Luke-Warm Little Ice Age; The Effect of Global Climate Catastrophes on Life; An Icy Future?; Visions of Hell: Terrestrial Snowballs and Fireballs; Snowballs and Slushballs; Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head: The Controversial Climate of the Early Earth; Parallel Lives: The Formation of the Earth and Venus; The Last Icehouse; The Rise of Amasia
  • Geo-Engineering the Future Conclusions: The Big Picture; References; 4.: Weird Weather; Introduction; Strange Lights from Thunderstorms; Earthlights or Headlights?; Fata Morgana or Something Else?; Earthquake Clouds and Lights; Sprites, Jets and Other Luminous Atmospheric Phenomena; Gamma Ray Bursts on Earth; Sky Quakes; The Red Rains of Kerala; Flying Spiders; Conclusions; References; 5.: Venus; Introduction: The Twin That Isn't; The Venusian Day; A Noxious Vision of Hell; The Structure of the Venusian Atmosphere; No Layer but Yes, Ozone Around Venus; The Edge of Space
  • Changes to Wind Speed at Venus Snow on Venus?; Lightning on Venus; Why Does Venus Have So Much More Carbon Dioxide than the Earth?; Constructing a Dry Planet; Life in Hell?; Future Venus: The Earth and Venus, Twins Once More; Conclusions; References; 6.: The Wispy Weather of Mars; Introduction; The Structure and Formation of the Martian Atmosphere; Dust Devils, Tornadoes and the Other Whirling Winds of Earth and Mars; Aurora; Mystery Clouds Across the Southern, Morning Terminator; Martian Ozone; Martian Methane: Mars not Dead, Yet; The Lingering Death of Mars; Jean's Escape
Control code
SPR957655924
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319256795
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote

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