Weather Forecasting Red Book

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Author: Tim Vasquez
ISBN: 9780970684066
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Weather Forecasting Red Book by Tim Vasquez

Original Title: Weather Forecasting Red Book

The Weather Forecasting Red Book is a groundbreaking reference that breaks away from theory and helps forecasters tackle everyday prediction problems. The book contains a wealth of information on real-life techniques, methods, and forecast systems. It draws upon a wealth of experience collected by the weather services of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The first section deals with observational systems, explaining what quantities of wind, temperature, and pressure really mean. The analysis section defines standards and conventions for weather maps. The forecasting section has over a hundred pages of techniques, methods, patterns, and basic ideas and principles. And in the numerical model section, key details of the latest models are explained. It's written by a forecaster for forecasters. If it's needed at the forecast desk, it's in here.

Severe Storm Forecasting 1st Ed Color

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Author: Tim Vasquez
ISBN: 9780996942300
Size: 40.87 MB
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Severe Storm Forecasting 1st Ed Color by Tim Vasquez

Original Title: Severe Storm Forecasting 1st Ed Color

With Internet weather data growing at exponential rates, dual-polarization radar systems coming online, enthusiasts flocking to storm chasing by the hundreds, and great strides being made in storm forecasting, the time has come for a comprehensive book on predicting these dangerous weather occurrences. Severe Storm Forecasting is the perfect title for the forecast desk. Examine the latest in storm structure, look up the ideal precursors for hail and tornadoes, study up on hodographs and soundings, and take a close look at weather analysis and diagnosis. There's no calculus in this book, no fanciful tornado stories, and no oversimplification of advanced concepts. Pick up this book and step into the severe thunderstorm forecast office of the 2010s. Tim Vasquez is an experienced aviation weather and storm chase forecaster, works as an author, consultant, and programmer, and has appeared on CBS Evening News, BBC, and The Weather Channel as an expert on aviation weather.

Weather Radar Handbook

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Author: Tim Vasquez
ISBN: 9780983253327
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Weather Radar Handbook by Tim Vasquez

Original Title: Weather Radar Handbook

"Weather Radar Handbook explains all the details of identifying severe storms, hurricanes, and everyday weather using conventional, Doppler, and the new dual-polarization radars which are coming online. Like our other books, this title is designed for operational forecasters and is written at the undergraduate level, avoiding the use of technical detail and math, describing the principles of radar technology in a clear and no-nonsense manner, with trivia, tips, and anecdotes. It also serves as a valuable quick-reference. Weather Radar Handbook will become the "orange book" in our Forecaster's Desk Reference series."

Storm Chasing Handbook

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Author: Tim Vasquez
ISBN: 9780970684035
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Storm Chasing Handbook by Tim Vasquez

Original Title: Storm Chasing Handbook

The Storm Chasing Handbook is the definitive bible on storm chasing, packed with nearly 300 pages of storm chase history, philosophy, technique, and travel information. Learn about tornadoes, hail, gustnadoes, lightning, thunderstorms, and much more. Using key findings from the past four decades of scientific literature, readers learn the inner workings of severe weather and dabble with the fundamentals of forecasting techniques, blended with wisdom from the author?s own experiences. Many skilled chasers contribute their own wisdom in the form of anecdotes, tales, and funny stories. From target area and storm type prediction to successful, safe navigation, the Storm Chasing Handbook has it covered. A large appendix features a Great Plains travel guide covering local history, culture, meteorology, and geology for nearly 100 chase routes, as well as broadcast radio and NOAA weather maps, a summary of past chase years, and much more! Includes nearly a dozen illustrations and cartoons by pioneer and storm artist David Hoadley, some of which were commissioned especially for this book. Contains great photographs by Roger Hill, Gene Rhoden, Karen Leszke, Roger Edwards, and the author himself. Perfect for new chasers looking for a good start, seasoned veterans looking for travel information, chase tour customers, weather hobbyists, and anyone who deals with severe weather on a regular basis.

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