Meteorology: Understanding the Atmosphere Ackerman and Knox
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The purpose of these applets, animations and activities is to help you better understand concepts presented in the book. The following is a list of applets and activities that can be used to help learn material in a given chapter of the book: Meteorology: Understanding the atmosphere by Ackerman and Knox Published by.
The applets have been developed by Tom Whittaker and Steve Ackerman. Tom has also developed the QuizImage applet and the animation applets, both of which are available over the internet.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Energy Cycle
Chapter 3: Temperature
Chapter 4: Water in the Atmosphere
Chapter 5: Observing the Atmosphere
Chapter 6: Atmospheric Forces and Winds
Chapter 7: Global-Scale Winds
Chapter 8: Atmosphere-Ocean Interactions
Chapter 9: Air Masses and Fronts
Chapter 10: Extratropical Cyclones and Anticylcones
Chapter 11: Thunderstorms and Tornadoes
Chapter 12: Small-scale Winds
Chapter 13: Weather Forecasting
Chapter 14: Past and Present Climate
Chapter 15: Human Influences on Climate