Publishers' Addresse s Aerodrome Reports and Forecasts. A Users' Hand- book to the Codes (1992, 62 pp., $21.00, paper- Academic Press, Inc. bound, WMO No. 782, ISBN 92-63-10782-1). This 1250 Sixth Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 booklet of aeronautical meteorological codes was published for pilots, flight dispatchers, air traffic control G. C. Asnani staff, and observers located at the smaller airports 822, Sindh Colony, Aundh where sophisticated automatic instruments are not Pune 411 007 India available. This guide provides instructions for prepar- ing meteorological reports and forecasts. It outlines what information must be included, in what order the Cambridge University Press information must appear, and how the information is 40 W. 20th St., New York, NY 10011 to be encoded and decoded. A. DEEPAK Publishing Snow Cover Measurements and AreaI Assess- P.O. Box 7390, Hampton, VA 23666 ment of Precipitation and Soil Moisture (B. Sevruk, Ed., 1992, 283 pp., $45.00, paperbound, WMO No. Elsevier Science Publishing Co. 749, ISBN 92-63-10749-1). This report summarizes P.O. Box 1663, Grand Central Station the recent developments in the field of areal estimation New York, NY 10163 of precipitation, snow cover characteristics, and soil moisture. The report outlines the roles of these vari- International Institute for Applied ables in the water balance cycle and the role of Systems Analysis hydrological modeling. It describes methods of point A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria and area measurement, in particular remote sensing techniques. Illinois State Water Survey 2204 Griffith Dr., Champaign, Hydrological Aspects of Accidental Pollution of IL 61820-7495 Water Bodies (1992, 208 pp., $40.00, paperbound, WMO No. 754, ISBN 92-63-10754-8). This book is a compilation of nine case studies that provide guidance Macmillan Publishing Company to hydrological services and water authorities to mini- P.O. Box 7777 W8775 mize the impact of accidental water pollution. It pro- Philadelphia, PA 19175 vides methods, techniques, and procedures for use in monitoring and forecasting contaminant movement in National Science Foundation water after accidental release of pollutants. In addition 1800 G St., NW, Washington, DC 20550 to the case studies, the types and sources of acciden- tal pollution, processes of contaminant transport, re- Oxford University Press, Inc. porting of the pollution, and administrative and techni- 200 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016 cal aspects of transboundary pollution are discussed. The Pennsylvania Academy of Science International Glossary of Hydrology. Second Edi- Department of Biology tion (1992, 413 pp., $67.00, paperbound, WMO 385, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042 ISBN 92-63-02385-1). This edition lists approximately 1800 terms and definitions that have been updated to include new technology and scientific developments Routledge, Chapman & Hall in the field of hydrology. The terms are listed in 29 W. 35th St., New York, NY 10001 alphabetical order in English, followed by the French, Russian, and Spanish translations of the term and World Meteorological Organization definitions. Each principal term in English is identified American Meteorological Society by a serial number, which is also assigned to its 45 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108 correlating translation. Terms are indexed, with serial number, by each language in the glossary. • Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
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