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The Evolution of Meteorology

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The Evolution of Meteorology

The Evolution of Meteorology: A Look into the Past, Present, and Future of Weather Forecasting
Wiley Blackwell | English | 2017 | ISBN-10: 1119136148 | 272 pages | PDF | 7.57 mb

Kevin Anthony Teague, Nicole Gallicchio

Description

The essential guide to the history, current trends, and the future of meteorology

This comprehensive review explores the evolution of the field of meteorology, from its infancy in 3000 bc, through the birth of fresh ideas and the naming of the field as a science, to the technology boom, to today. The Evolution of Meteorology reveals the full story of where meteorology was then to where it is now, where the field is heading, and what needs to be done to get the field to levels never before imagined. Authored by experts of the topic, this book includes information on forecasting technologies, organizations, governmental agencies, and world cooperative projects.

The authors explore the ancient history of the first attempts to understand and predict weather and examine the influence of the very early birth of television, computers, and technologies that are useful to meteorology. This modern-day examination of meteorology is filled with compelling research, statistics, future paths, ideas, and suggestions. This vital resource:

Examines current information on climate change and recent extreme weather events
Starts with the Ancient Babylonians and ends with the largest global agreement of any kind with the Paris Agreement
Includes current information on the most authoritative research in the field of meteorology
Contains data on climate change theories and understanding, as well as extreme weather statistics and histories
This enlightening text explores in full the history of the study of meteorology in order to bring awareness to the overall path and future prospects of meteorology.

Author Information

Kevin A. Teague and Nicole Gallicchio are the cofounders of Forecasting Consultants LLC, a private weather forecasting and forensic company geared towards a multitude of industries and users. Their business has allowed the authors to grow and expand their knowledge base in all aspects of atmospheric science.