Weather Prediction by Numerical Process
by Lewis Fry Richardson;Peter Lynch (9780521680448)

Weather Prediction by Numerical Process
 

Lewis Fry Richardson;Peter Lynch


Release Date: 13 August 2007
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 236
Category: Mathematical Analysis
ISBN: 9780521680448
ISBN-10: 0521680441



The idea of forecasting the weather by calculation was first dreamt of by Lewis Fry Richardson. The first edition of this book, published in 1922, set out a detailed algorithm for systematic numerical weather prediction. The method of computing atmospheric changes, which he mapped out in great detail in this book, is essentially the method used today. He was greatly ahead of his time because, before his ideas could bear fruit, advances in four critical areas were needed: better understanding of the dynamics of the atmosphere; stable computational algorithms to integrate the equations; regular observations of the free atmosphere; and powerful automatic computer equipment. Over the ensuing years, progress in numerical weather prediction has been dramatic. Weather prediction and climate modelling have now reached a high level of sophistication, and are witness to the influence of Richardson's ideas. This edition contains a new foreword by Peter Lynch that sets the original book in context.

AUD $125.00

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.



Write a customer review of Weather Prediction by Numerical Process.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide