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book reviews Antarctic Meteorology and Climatology: Studies of more than 15 ms - 1 from March to October. Also of Based on Automatic Weather Stations. David H. interest is the variability between sites located within Bromwich and Charles R. Stearns, Eds. 1994.208 pp. the same climatic regime, such as at the sites on the $70.00. Hardbound. American Geophysical Union. Ross Ice Shelf. In fact, Stearns et al. argue that the ISBN 0-87590-839-X. Ross Ice Shelf does not have a uniform climate. The next four papers deal with different aspects of It is not hard to appreciate the extreme difficulties katabatic winds. In "Katabatic Winds in Adelie Coast," surrounding meteorological research in Antarctica. G. Wendler et al. give a comprehensive review of the Past descriptions (e.g., Schwerdtfegger 1984) relied climatology, dynamics, and thermodynamics of the primarily on coastal observations, with few year-round katabatic wind regime in the Adelie Coast region of measurements available in the continent's vast inte- East Antarctica. Annual mean wind speeds at Dome rior. The introduction of automatic weather stations in C, an AWS site located 1000 km from the coast at an 1980 paved the way for an improved understanding of altitude above 3 km, are only 3 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-76.1.58
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Antarctic Meteorology and Climatology: Studies of more than 15 ms - 1 from March to October. Also of Based on Automatic Weather Stations. David H. interest is the variability between sites located within Bromwich and Charles R. Stearns, Eds. 1994.208 pp. the same climatic regime, such as at the sites on the $70.00. Hardbound. American Geophysical Union. Ross Ice Shelf. In fact, Stearns et al. argue that the ISBN 0-87590-839-X. Ross Ice Shelf does not have a uniform climate. The next four papers deal with different aspects of It is not hard to appreciate the extreme difficulties katabatic winds. In "Katabatic Winds in Adelie Coast," surrounding meteorological research in Antarctica. G. Wendler et al. give a comprehensive review of the Past descriptions (e.g., Schwerdtfegger 1984) relied climatology, dynamics, and thermodynamics of the primarily on coastal observations, with few year-round katabatic wind regime in the Adelie Coast region of measurements available in the continent's vast inte- East Antarctica. Annual mean wind speeds at Dome rior. The introduction of automatic weather stations in C, an AWS site located 1000 km from the coast at an 1980 paved the way for an improved understanding of altitude above 3 km, are only 3

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