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book reviews scribed in some detail in chapter 4. Considerable Tropical Meteorology. G. C. Asnani. 1993.1202 pp. theoretical detail is given, especially in chapters 6, 7, $80.00, two-volume set. Hardbound. G. C. Asnani. and 11. Chapter 11, by far the longest at over 200 pages, deals with quite diverse subjects, ranging from As detailed in the preface, this book draws on the initialization and optimal interpolation over cumulus author's 45 years of professional experience in opera- parameterization and boundary-layer structure to the tional weather forecasting, research, and university parameterization of radiative processes and recent teaching. It is published and distributed by the author advances in satellite technology. himself. This may have given him a latitude not Very helpful for the orientation through this vast common with commercial publishers. The work com- prises 1202 pages requiring two volumes. Volume 1 collection of materials are the thorough author and contains six chapters: "Special Features of Tropical subject indexes, as well as the detailed tables of Meteorology," "Climatology of the Tropics," "Climatic contents at the beginning and the summaries at the Change," "Monsoon,""Near-equatorial Flow Patterns," end of all chapters. The illustrations adopted from the and "Instability of Tropical Flows." Continuing in vol- literature are 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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10.1175/1520-0477-75.7.1280
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scribed in some detail in chapter 4. Considerable Tropical Meteorology. G. C. Asnani. 1993.1202 pp. theoretical detail is given, especially in chapters 6, 7, $80.00, two-volume set. Hardbound. G. C. Asnani. and 11. Chapter 11, by far the longest at over 200 pages, deals with quite diverse subjects, ranging from As detailed in the preface, this book draws on the initialization and optimal interpolation over cumulus author's 45 years of professional experience in opera- parameterization and boundary-layer structure to the tional weather forecasting, research, and university parameterization of radiative processes and recent teaching. It is published and distributed by the author advances in satellite technology. himself. This may have given him a latitude not Very helpful for the orientation through this vast common with commercial publishers. The work com- prises 1202 pages requiring two volumes. Volume 1 collection of materials are the thorough author and contains six chapters: "Special Features of Tropical subject indexes, as well as the detailed tables of Meteorology," "Climatology of the Tropics," "Climatic contents at the beginning and the summaries at the Change," "Monsoon,""Near-equatorial Flow Patterns," end of all chapters. The illustrations adopted from the and "Instability of Tropical Flows." Continuing in vol- literature are

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

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