Weather and Climate: Spanish Language Astronomy Materials Education Center

Book Cover: Tiempo y clima Book Cover: Tiempo y clima

Title: Weather and Climate

Author: Ma. Millán

Publisher: Molino

Collection: Miniguía

Year: 2001 (Second reprint revised and updated)

ISBN: 968-766-862-8

Suggested reader’s academic level: Junior High School

This 160-page pocket-sized miniguide contains a simple, but detailed description full of images of everyday meteorological phenomena that affect the weatherand determine the climate. It helps us understand the characteristics of a determined place as well as its evolution through out the year and through history.

Weather and Climate

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This 160-page pocket-sized miniguide contains a simple, but detailed description full of images of everyday meteorological phenomena that affect the weatherand determine the climate. It helps us understand the characteristics of a determined place as well as its evolution through out the year and through history. The subjects contained in this miniguide are: weather (seasons), climatic types, the atmosphere (temperatures, masses, optical effects), surface factors (seas, coasts, El Niño, volcanoes, heat absorption), temperature (day and night, solar light, air), clouds (formation, mist, haze, fog), precipitation (water cycle, rain, snow), wind (systems, warm and cold fronts, high and low pressures), storms (lightning, tornadoes, hail), extreme changes (hurricanes, floods, droughts, blizzards, and sand storms), measurements and maps (measures of pressure, rain, wind, insolation, synoptic maps and other maps), predictions (satellites and computers), and climate change (global and local).

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