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By Roberts, Richard D.; Martin, Jonathan E.; Burrus, Jeremy
Noncognitive skills have long been understood to matter in school, workforce, and life-though means to measures these skills have not been formalized by test makers and measurement experts. In this groundbreaking book, Richard Roberts and Jonathan Martin draw together the latest ...research on the assessment, support, and development of noncognitive skills in schools. With case studies that clearly demonstrate the value of noncognitive skills, and the many complications involved in assessing them productively, this book traces out this new and complex assessment terrain and explains how we might use the new assessment tools we have.Read more
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By Martin, Jonathan E.
Introduction to Weather and Climate Science is a freshman-level undergraduate introductory textbook. It is geared specifically to the non-scientist, and requires no prior knowledge of meteorology. Written in a conversational tone, the book is ideal for first courses in the subjec...t. It emphasizes the application of basic ideas to improve understanding of the kinds of weather systems encountered on a daily basis. Introduction to Weather and Climate Science covers the following topics: The Chemical Composition of the AtmosphereRadiative Transfer of EnergyMoisture in the AtmosphereThe Production of Clouds and PrecipitationThe Nature of Mid-Latitude CyclonesTropical Weather Systems This book gives instructors all the elements needed for an excellent course requiring minimal background preparation. It can be used effectively by any scientifically-literate non-meteorologist.Read more
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Covers the dynamics of the mid-latitude atmosphere. This work offers insights into the diagnostic power of the quasi-geostrophic approximation of the meso-scale dynamics of the frontal zone, the alternative PV perspective for cyclone interpretation and the dynamics of the life-cy...cle of mid-latitude cyclones.Read more
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