Best Reference Books – Eco-hydro Climatology

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Eco-hydro Climatology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Eco-hydro Climatology along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Eco-hydro Climatology subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Eco-hydro Climatology" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Ecological Climatology” by Bonan G B

Book Review: This book demonstrates the interaction between terrestrial ecosystems and climate change. The book also illustrates the physical, chemical and biological processes through which terrestrial ecosystems are affected by climate. This book is suitable for undergraduate and graduate students in the field of ecology, environmental science and geography. The book also describes how the human alterations to land become important for climate change. The book also contains references, chapter summaries along with many illustrations thereby serving as an important student guide.

2. “An Introduction to Environmental Biophysics” by Campbell

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“An Introduction to Environmental Biophysics” Book Review: The book is basically for the undergraduate students of natural resource sciences, biometeorology, and ecology. It will be equally important for the scientists of the preceding fields. The book begins with a description of basic components of the physical environment namely, air, water, and wind. Moving on, the equations for calculation of heat, mass, and radiative transport are featured. The final section of the book covers the applications of these biophysical results to animals and plants. The chapters of the book are fully updated and revised. The content of this book is supported by several worked examples and exercises.

3. “Statistical Analysis in Climatic Research” by Von Stoech and Zwiers F W

Book Review: This book helps the climatologist to understand the basic concepts of statistician’s art and also illustrates the necessary basics that are needed for applying statistical methodology correctly and advantageously. The book contains introductory techniques, standard advanced techniques and specialized techniques that are used by climatologists all over the world. The book also contains numerous real world examples that are taken from climate literature to illustrate the need and power of statistical analysis in climate research.

4. “Introducing Renewable Energy: A simple, practical guide to small scale solar, wind and hydro-electric micro power” by Paul Matthews

“Introducing Renewable Energy: A simple, practical guide to small scale solar, wind and hydro-electric micro power” Book Review: The book focuses on introducing extraction of energy from renewable sources, like solar, wind and hydro-power. It presents principles of renewable energy along with description of small scale micro-power projects. The topics like renewable energy, uses of renewable energy, grants and feed-in tariffs, planning permissions and regulations, wind turbine designs and installations, solar photovoltaic installations, hydro-electricity, wave and tidal energy, components of a renewable energy system are discussed in detail. The chapters also consist of renewable energy technologies and examples of renewable energy systems. The book will be helpful for the readers who wish to have a career in renewable energy.

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5. “Climatology: An Atmospheric Science” by John J Hidore

“Climatology: An Atmospheric Science” Book Review: The book describes recent climatic changes like global warming in a reader-friendly manner. The basic process of atmosphere and the impact of climate on day-to-day lives are highlighted in this text. The chapters cover topics like statistical methods, oceans and atmosphere/ocean interactions, physical and dynamic climatology, energy balance, and synoptic climatology. The book also discusses nature and the hazards of atmospheric extreme events. A chapter based on human response to climate is included in this book. Each chapter ends with a bunch of review questions for self-assessment and practice of the readers.

6. “Climatology” by Robert V Rohli

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“Climatology” Book Review: The book will be suitable for the upper-level undergraduate or introductory-level graduate courses in climatic systems. The chapters begin with fundamentals of the climatic system, and discuss topics like climatology basics, meteorology and atmosphere. Moving further complex topics like microscale transfer of energy, matter, momentum, global water balance, and global atmospheric circulation are discussed in detail. The book also presents climatic classification with the perspective of regional differences within the same climate types.

7. “Applied Climatology: Principles and Practice” by Allen Perry

“Applied Climatology: Principles and Practice” Book Review: The book aims in presenting the change in global climate and its effect on the future of nature as well as human environments. The chapters of this book majorly cover climate and physical/biological environments, climate and cultural environments, and changing climatic environments. The role of various human activities like building design, transport systems, agriculture and fisheries, tourism, industrial and legal issues in climate is discussed in this text. The book provides many ideas and topics for research in the field of climatology. The content of this book is illustrated using many figures and tables.

8. “Climatology” by Lal D S

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“Climatology” Book Review: The book presents a clear introduction of all the major aspects of climatology. The initial chapters of the book cover topics like origin, composition and structure of atmosphere, isolation and heat budget, temperature of the atmosphere, distribution of temperature, air pressure and winds, general circulation of the atmosphere, monsoon. Moving on local winds, humidity, fog and clouds, precipitation, atmosphere equilibrium, stability and instability, air masses, fronts, cyclones, and anticyclones are explained thoroughly. The final section of the book features tropical disturbances, thunderstorms, tornadoes, waterspouts, classification of climate, climatic types and their distribution, climate change, weather forecasting and analysis, applied climatology, and global warming.

9. “Global Physical Climatology” by Dennis L Hartmann

“Global Physical Climatology” Book Review: The book will be useful for the undergraduate and graduate students of meteorology, atmospheric science, oceanography, and other environmental fields. It will also be helpful for researchers in academia, government (military, NOAA, NWS), and policymakers. The basics of the climate system are clearly presented. The chapters cover physics, principles, and processes of the climate system. The book gives various ideas and themes for research in the field of climate change. The book is updated, revised, and well-structured text, containing many problem sets and modeling results.

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10. “Introducing Renewable Energy: A simple, practical guide to small scale solar, wind and hydro-electric micro power (Greenstream Eco Guides)” by Paul Matthews
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