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Module Reading List

Meteorology, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Andrew Ross
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

No single book in this list covers all the module contents, but you may find some of the following useful.

Markowski, P. and Richardson, Y., ' Mesoscale meteorology in midlatitudes ', Wiley, 2010.

Highly recommended – especially if you want to take the subject further.

Ahrens, C. Donald, ` Meteorology today: an introduction to weather, climate, and the environment ', Australia, Brooks / Cole, 2013.

Good, readable introduction to the subject without the maths. Currently on 10th edition, but earlier editions will do equally well.

McIlveen, J.F.R., ` Fundamentals of weather and climate ', London, Chapman and Hall, 1992

Bader, M.J., Forbes, G.S., Grant, J.R., Lilley, R.B.E. and Waters, A.J., ` Images in weather forecasting : a practical guide for interpreting satellite and radar imagery ', Cambridge University Press, 499pp., 1995.

Roland Stull, ` Meteorology today for scientists and engineers' West Publishing Company, St. Paul, 1995

Wallace, J.M. and Hobbs, P.V., ` Atmospheric science an introductory survey ', New York, Academic Press, 1977

Lynch, A and Cassano, J: Applied atmospheric dynamics, Wiley, pp280, 2006.

Carlson, T.N.: Mid-latitude weather systems, AMS, pp507, 1998

Martin, J.M.: Mid-latitude atmospheric dynamics : a first course, Wiley, pp324, 2006

Barry, R.G. and Chorley, R.J., ` Atmosphere, weather and climate ', Routledge, 1987

Quite old fashioned looking now, but good accessible introduction on the basics of meteorology without much maths.

Oke, T.R., ` Boundary layer climates ', Methuen, 1987.

Useful for the part of the module on boundary layers

Rogers, R.R. and Yau, M.K., ` A short course in cloud physics', Pergamon Press, 1989.

Lots of additional information on cloud process (including the maths). Much more than you will need for this module, but might be useful for later study too.

This list was last updated on 09/09/2020