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The Resource Meteorology : an introduction to the wonders of the weather, Robert G. Fovell, (videorecording)

Meteorology : an introduction to the wonders of the weather, Robert G. Fovell, (videorecording)

Label
Meteorology : an introduction to the wonders of the weather
Title
Meteorology
Title remainder
an introduction to the wonders of the weather
Statement of responsibility
Robert G. Fovell
Title variation
  • Introduction to the wonders of the weather
  • Wonders of the weather
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents 24 lectures (each about 30 minutes long) by Robert G. Fovell, Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles, on meteorology
Member of
Cataloging source
CSB
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
551.5
PerformerNote
Lectures by Robert G. Fovell
Runtime
720
Series statement
The great courses
Technique
live action
Label
Meteorology : an introduction to the wonders of the weather, Robert G. Fovell, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Course no. 1796
Accompanying material
1 course guidebooks (vi, 103 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Bibliographic references included in course guidebook
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • Sphericity, conduction, and convection
  • Lecture 6.
  • Sea breezes and Santa Anas
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7.
  • An introduction to atmospheric moisture
  • Lecture 8.
  • Bringing air to saturation
  • Lecture 9.
  • Clouds, stability, and buoyancy, part 1
  • Disc 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • Clouds, stability, and buoyancy, part 2
  • Lecture 11.
  • Whence and whither the wind, part 1
  • Lecture 12.
  • Whence and whither the wind, part 2
  • Nature abhors extremes
  • Lecture 2.
  • Temperature, pressure, and density
  • Lecture 3.
  • Atmosphere: composition and origin
  • Lecture 4.
  • Radiation and the greenhouse effect
  • Lecture 17.
  • Mountain influences on the atmosphere
  • Lecture 18.
  • Thunderstorms, squall lines, and radar
  • Disc 4. Lecture 19.
  • Supercells, tornadoes, and dry lines
  • Lecture 20.
  • Ocean influences on weather and climate
  • Lecture 21.
  • Tropical cyclones
  • Disc 3. Lecture 13.
  • Lecture 22.
  • Light and lightning
  • Lecture 23.
  • Prediction and predictability
  • Lecture 24.
  • The imperfect forecast
  • The global atmospheric circulation
  • Lecture 14.
  • Fronts and extratropical cyclones
  • Lecture 15.
  • Middle troposphere: troughs and ridges
  • Lecture 16.
  • Wind shear: horizontal and vertical
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.)
Isbn
9781598036251
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • ID1796A-01
  • PB1796A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)885202458
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Meteorology : an introduction to the wonders of the weather, Robert G. Fovell, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Course no. 1796
Accompanying material
1 course guidebooks (vi, 103 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Bibliographic references included in course guidebook
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • Sphericity, conduction, and convection
  • Lecture 6.
  • Sea breezes and Santa Anas
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7.
  • An introduction to atmospheric moisture
  • Lecture 8.
  • Bringing air to saturation
  • Lecture 9.
  • Clouds, stability, and buoyancy, part 1
  • Disc 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • Clouds, stability, and buoyancy, part 2
  • Lecture 11.
  • Whence and whither the wind, part 1
  • Lecture 12.
  • Whence and whither the wind, part 2
  • Nature abhors extremes
  • Lecture 2.
  • Temperature, pressure, and density
  • Lecture 3.
  • Atmosphere: composition and origin
  • Lecture 4.
  • Radiation and the greenhouse effect
  • Lecture 17.
  • Mountain influences on the atmosphere
  • Lecture 18.
  • Thunderstorms, squall lines, and radar
  • Disc 4. Lecture 19.
  • Supercells, tornadoes, and dry lines
  • Lecture 20.
  • Ocean influences on weather and climate
  • Lecture 21.
  • Tropical cyclones
  • Disc 3. Lecture 13.
  • Lecture 22.
  • Light and lightning
  • Lecture 23.
  • Prediction and predictability
  • Lecture 24.
  • The imperfect forecast
  • The global atmospheric circulation
  • Lecture 14.
  • Fronts and extratropical cyclones
  • Lecture 15.
  • Middle troposphere: troughs and ridges
  • Lecture 16.
  • Wind shear: horizontal and vertical
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.)
Isbn
9781598036251
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • ID1796A-01
  • PB1796A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)885202458
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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