Forecast For D Day

Author: John Ross
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 149300848X
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Forecast For D Day from the Author: John Ross. The weather story of D-Day in which the invasion's success hinged on the correct gauge of the weather for the crossing of the British Channel; the story of the man Eisenhower trusted with choosing the best day to invade, despite contrary opionions from more senior weather experts.

The Global Monsoon System

Author: Chih-Pei Chang
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814460680
Size: 40.28 MB
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The Global Monsoon System from the Author: Chih-Pei Chang. This book presents a current review of the science of monsoon research and forecasting. The contents are based on the invited reviews presented at the World Meteorological Organization's Fourth International Workshop on Monsoons in late 2008, with subsequent manuscripts revised from 2009 to early 2010. The book builds on the concept that the monsoons in various parts of the globe can be viewed as components of an integrated global monsoon system, while emphasizing that significant region-specific characteristics are present in individual monsoon regions. The topics covered include all major monsoon regions and time scales (mesoscale, synoptic, intraseasonal, interannual, decadal, and climate change). It is intended to provide an updated comprehensive review of the current status of knowledge, modeling capability, and future directions in the research of monsoon systems around the world. Contents:Global MonsoonRegional MonsoonsSynoptic and Mesoscale WeatherIntraseasonal PredictionNumerical ModelingOcean and Air-Sea InteractionLand and Aerosol ProcessesClimate Change Readership: Graduate students, academics and researchers in meteorology/climatology, and weather forecasting services. Keywords:Moonsoons;Climate Change;Intraseasonal Prediction;Synoptic Weather;Air-Sea Interaction

Weathering The Storm

Author: James Fleming
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1935704052
Size: 66.19 MB
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Weathering The Storm from the Author: James Fleming. This book presents the memoirs of Sverre Pettersen, prominent leader in the field of meteorology. Delving through his recollections of his childhood in Norway, education and work at the famous Bergen school of Meteorology to the World War II crisis and D-Day, Petterssen uncovers the history of meteorology, documenting it from his perspective. Meteorology today is the beneficiary of his work.

D Day

Author: Jonathan Mayo
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476772959
Size: 56.14 MB
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D Day from the Author: Jonathan Mayo. Told in a purely chronological style, this fascinating account vividly details the authentic stories of regular people caught up in the historical events of D-Day. June 6, 1944 was a truly historic day, but it was also a day where ordinary people found themselves in extraordinary situations... Lieutenant Norman Poole jumped from a bomber surrounded by two hundred decoy dummy parachutists. French baker Pierre Cardron led British paratroopers to his local church, where he knew two German soldiers were hiding in the confessional. Southampton telegram boy Tom Hiett delivered his first ā€œdeath messageā€ by midday. At the sound of Allied aircraft, Werner Kortenhaus of the twenty-first Panzer Division ran to collect his still damp washing from a French laundrywoman. And injured soldiers wept in their beds in a New York hospital, knowing that their buddies lay dying on the Normandy beaches. Drawing on memoirs, diaries, letters, and oral accounts, D-Day is a purely chronological narrative, concerned less with the military strategies and more with what people were thinking and doing as D-Day unfolded, minute-by-minute. Moving seamlessly from various perspectives and stories, D-Day sets the reader in the midst of it all, compelling us to relive this momentous day in world history.

Meteorology

Author: Steven Ackerman
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763789275
Size: 67.58 MB
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Meteorology from the Author: Steven Ackerman. Written for the undergraduate, non-majors course, the Third Edition engages students with real-world examples and a captivating narrative. It highlights how we observe the atmosphere and then uses those discoveries to explain atmospheric phenomena. Early chapters discuss the primary atmospheric variables involved in the formation of weather: pressure, temperature, moisture, clouds, and precipitation, and include practical information on weather maps and weather observation. The remainder of the book focuses on weather and climate topics such as the interaction between atmosphere and ocean, severe/extreme weather, and climate change.

The Philadelphia Area Weather Book

Author: Jon Nese
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781592133918
Size: 35.87 MB
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The Philadelphia Area Weather Book from the Author: Jon Nese. For anyone wondering about the weather and climate from the Poconos and Philadelphia to Southern New Jersey and the Jersey Shore to Delaware, here are such facts as the hottest summer, snowiest winter, strongest tornado, and signs of global warming.

Applications Of Soft Computing In Time Series Forecasting

Author: Pritpal Singh
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319262939
Size: 71.45 MB
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Applications Of Soft Computing In Time Series Forecasting from the Author: Pritpal Singh. This book reports on an in-depth study of fuzzy time series (FTS) modeling. It reviews and summarizes previous research work in FTS modeling and also provides a brief introduction to other soft-computing techniques, such as artificial neural networks (ANNs), rough sets (RS) and evolutionary computing (EC), focusing on how these techniques can be integrated into different phases of the FTS modeling approach. In particular, the book describes novel methods resulting from the hybridization of FTS modeling approaches with neural networks and particle swarm optimization. It also demonstrates how a new ANN-based model can be successfully applied in the context of predicting Indian summer monsoon rainfall. Thanks to its easy-to-read style and the clear explanations of the models, the book can be used as a concise yet comprehensive reference guide to fuzzy time series modeling, and will be valuable not only for graduate students, but also for researchers and professionals working for academic, business and government organizations.