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Published by Readex Microprint in New York .
Written in English

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Microprint copy of the London edition of 1801.

SeriesLandmarks of science
The Physical Object
Pagination3 microop.aques
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13730754M

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  The wind and geopotential height data come from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction–National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCEP–NCAR) reanalysis (Kalnay et al. ) on a ° × ° latitude–longitude h-mean precipitation data come from U.S. and Mexico station data interpolated to a 1° × 1° latitude–longitude grid using a modified Cressman ( Cited by: A monsoon is a seasonal change in the direction of the prevailing, or strongest, winds of a region. Monsoons cause wet and dry seasons throughout much of the tropics. Villagers pass a submerged rice paddy during a monsoon in Nischintapur, Bangladesh. Every year, the rain-filled monsoon winds cause the nearby Bangali River to overflow its banks.   The monsoon is a seasonal wind that reverses direction twice a year. Starting in June, the Indian subcontinent heats up, creating a low-pressure system that draws cool, moist air from the southwest. This produces a wind that blows steadily through the summer months and brings the rains that sustain India’s agriculture. (2) The strong afternoon wind in monsoon season has a persistent southeasterly direction, which differs from the prevailing direction of the strong wind in non-monsoon. This flow was found to be independent of the wind aloft and was strongly seasonal.

The monsoon system shows pronounced seasonal variations of rainfall and prevailing wind, with its austral summer season rainfall being supported by the reversal of easterly trade winds into deep. Satellite observations and computing technology have advanced our understanding of the monsoon climate enormously in the last two decades. The author provides an update of the knowledge gained over this period, presenting the modern morphology and the physical principles of monsoon climate variation on all time scales ranging from intraseasonal to tectonic time scales. The Monsoon is a book about a family in India, narrated by the daughter. The family and city prepare and wait for the Monsoon season to begin. The Monsoon is the season of rain in India. This book is a helpful resource for a Literacy teacher as there are lots of rhyming words throughout the text/5. Observation of strong winds on the northern slopes of Mount Everest in monsoon season Fanglin Sun 1,* Yaoming, Ma 2, Zeyong Hu 1, Maoshan Li 3 T,obias Gerken 4, Lang Zhang 2, Cunbo Han2, and Genhou Sun1 1Key Laboratory of Land Surface Process and Climate Change in Cold and Arid Regions, Chinese Academy of Sciences,