Nubes: Guía de identificación
In this guide, Hans Häckel presents in an attractive and practical way an essential subject of vital importance for a pilot's ability. It is an indispensable cloud identification guide for those interested in meteorology.
It studies the physics related to clouds as well as their international classification, deepening their formation process and relating it to the meteorological information they transmit.
Full color photographs, graphs and tables make this guide a valuable learning material.
Written by Hans Häckel, it seeks to answer questions such as: what will the weather be like today? What clouds will there be? How do clouds actually form? Why do they fade away again? When does Rainbow appear? What are the parhelion? And when does one speak of Irisation?
The answers to the above questions and much more content can be found in this valuable guide. In it, Hans Häckel presents in an attractive and practical way an essential and extremely important subject for a pilot. It is an essential cloud identification guide for those who are interested in meteorology and want to get deeper into the subject.
This book examines cloud physics and the international classification of clouds. This book presents cloud formations in all their variety and beauty. It exposes how clouds form and what time they announce.
The 178 full-color photographs illustrate the great variety of existing clouds: altocumulus floccus, threatening anvils, high ice clouds and low rain clouds, frequent cloud formations and very rare clouds to see. At the same time, the most important optical phenomena such as halos, parhelions, crowns and the rainbow are explained.
Hans Häckel was born in 1942 in Munich where he studied meteorology. After graduating, he first worked at the headquarters of the German Meteorological Service in Offenbach. In 1971 he moved to the Agricultural Meteorology Research Institute of the German Meteorological Service at its scientific centre in Weihenstephan. There he studied agriculture and horticulture, and received his doctorate in agronomy in 1974. In 1976 he took over the management of the department and held that position until he retired in 2003. In the course of these years, she carried out a large number of research projects and was a member of numerous committees and work teams.
Since 1975 he has been teaching at the Technical College and Technical University (TUM) in Weihenstephan.
In 2004 his contributions earned him the honorary prize from the Bavarian Ministry of Agriculture. Hans Häckel is the author of numerous publications and a series of works on meteorology, agricultural meteorology and climatology.
Author: Hans Häckel
Publisher: EDICIONES OMEGA
Format: Soft Covers
Size: 19 cm. X 13 cm.
No. of pages: 189
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
1 A little physics of the clouds
2 Formation, development and fading of clouds
3 Classification of clouds
4 The clouds of the international classification in images
5 Singular clouds