The Asian Monsoon - Springer Praxis Books (Paperback)Bin Wang (author)
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This is a timely, interdisciplinary scientific overview of the atmosphere, the ocean and the land surface as it interacts with physical, chemical and biological processes. The high level of detail sets it apart from other studies of monsoon meteorology. The text includes analysis of paleoclimate records, human influences on the monsoon climate and the economic impacts of the monsoon on economies and to human health.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 845
Weight: 2258 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 200
From the reviews:
"This book is a collection of 18 review articles about monsoons and monsoon-related topics. ... This book appeals to researchers in monsoon and monsoon-related topics. It is also useful to graduate students in tropical meteorology. ... The significant strengths of this book are its broad scope, long bibliography, and the mostly up-to-date information it provides. ... Many chapters contain useful discussion of future research directions. ... I do recommend this book to all people who study monsoons and monsoon-related topics." (Winston C. Chao, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, March, 2008)
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