Best Reference Books – Tropical Meteorology

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

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Tropical Meteorology 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 "Tropical Meteorology" 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. “Tropical Meteorology: An Introduction (Springer Atmospheric Sciences)” by T N Krishnamurti and Lydia Stefanova

“Tropical Meteorology: An Introduction (Springer Atmospheric Sciences)” Book Review: This book summarizes Tropical Meteorology. It is suitable for graduate or advanced level undergraduate students. It explains global scale-view. It explains El Niño Southern Oscillation and the Asian Monsoon. It talks about tropical waves, hurricanes, sea breezes. It deals with scale interactions. It also describes redistribution of energy for the maintenance of oscillations. This book interests researchers.

2. “Meteorology of Tropical West Africa: The Forecasters′ Handbook” by Douglas J Parker and Mariane Diop–Kane

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“Meteorology of Tropical West Africa: The Forecasters′ Handbook” Book Review: This book summarizes weather forecasting. It provides a unique training volume for operational weather forecasters. This book interests students of tropical meteorology. This book talks about West Africa’s archetypal climatic zones. It provides documentation of weather forecasting methods. It gives observations of West African weather systems.

3. “The Meteorology and Climate of Tropical Africa (Springer Praxis Books)” by B Mizon and Marcel Leroux

“The Meteorology and Climate of Tropical Africa (Springer Praxis Books)” Book Review: This book contains 250 maps. It provides information on factors of meteorology. It talks about climate and their effects on the African continent. It mainly deals with African meteorology. It also explains climatology, tropical circulation. It also describes rainfall, drought and climate change.

4. “The Global Role of Tropical Rainfall: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Aqua and Planet” by John S Theon and Taroh Matsuno

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“The Global Role of Tropical Rainfall: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Aqua and Planet” Book Review: This book summarizes global fresh-water cycle to human survival. It explains the role of water in the global energy cycle. This book also focuses on involving eastern Asian countries in the problem. It also deals with Japanese-US projects.

5. “Climate Change and Agriculture in Africa: Impact Assessment and Adaptation Strategies (Earthscan Climate)” by Ariel Dinar and Rashid Hassan

“Climate Change and Agriculture in Africa: Impact Assessment and Adaptation Strategies (Earthscan Climate)” Book Review: This book summarizes climate change and agriculture in Africa. This book interests students, researchers and practitioners. It explains the economic impacts of future climate change. It also contains the value of adaptation measures. It helps us understand different zones, regions, countries and farm types. It also explains applied multiple analytical procedures. It explains how climate changes under various global warming scenarios. It provides impacts of climate change on Africa. It also helps us understand developing adaptation strategies.

6. “Hurricane Monitoring With Spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (Springer Natural Hazards)” by Xiaofeng Li

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“Hurricane Monitoring With Spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (Springer Natural Hazards)” Book Review: This book summarizes powerful hurricane detection systems. It provides morphology and detail about these systems. It explains monitoring hazards. It also gives information about European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) Sentinel-1 SAR satellite. It deals with oceanography. It also explains meteorology and remote sensing. It also describes the first European Space Agency (ESA) operational synthetic aperture radar satellite. This book is reader friendly and understandable. It interests researchers and students.

7. “Tropical Meteorology” by G C Asnani

“Tropical Meteorology” Book Review: This book interests university researchers and undergraduate students. It provides basic knowledge of synoptic. It also explains dynamic meteorology. This book explains the history of Meteorology. It also explains Atmospheric Tides. It helps us understand the difficulties of the Classical 3-cell Model of Meridional Circulation. It helps in solving problem Climates of the Tropics. It deals with Equatorially-trapped Waves. It also describes Effective Static Stability. It also gives Eliassen-Palm Fluxes. It describes the monsoon of East Africa and meteorological Features near Lake Victoria. It helps us understand pressure-wind adjustment and climatic change. It gives Inertial Stability and Trapeze Instability. It also gives Vertical Propagation of Rossby-type Waves. It also explains parameterization of Tropical Cumulus Convection, PBL and Radiation.

8. “Advanced Numerical Modeling and Data Assimilation Techniques for Tropical Cyclone Predictions” by U C Mohanty and Sundararaman G Gopalakrishnan

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“Advanced Numerical Modeling and Data Assimilation Techniques for Tropical Cyclone Predictions” Book Review: This book summarizes Tropical Cyclones (TCs). It helps us understand monitoring, prediction and understanding of Tropical Cyclones. This book interests researchers and post-graduate students. It is helpful for observations, assimilation and modeling of TCs. It provides observations for advancing TC research. It also gives numerical weather prediction. It also explains vortex initialization techniques. It explains ocean coupling. It describes current capabilities to predict TCs. It is also helpful for cyclone forecasters, researchers and managers. It also interests policy makers, and graduate and post-graduate students.

9. “Fundamentals of Tropical Climate Dynamics (Springer Atmospheric Sciences)” by Pang-chi Hsu and Tim Li

“Fundamentals of Tropical Climate Dynamics (Springer Atmospheric Sciences)” Book Review: This book summarizes fundamental dynamics of tropical atmosphere. It also explains atmospheric and climate sciences. It also provides simple atmospheric and oceanic models. It explains major climate modes in the tropics. It deals with dynamics of tropical climate and weather phenomena. It explains atmosphere-ocean interactions. It also explains synoptic-scale variability. It also gives intraseasonal oscillations. It describes atmospheric sciences and oceanography.

10. “Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Tropical Forest Ecosystems” by Adam Markham

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“Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Tropical Forest Ecosystems” Book Review: This book summarizes Climate change. This book explains potential impact occurring due to climate change. It talks about climatology and forestry. It also explains ecology and conservation biology. It describes biological diversity. It also explains deforestation. It explains types of forest. It explains tropical montane cloud forest.

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