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The Earth's Electrical Environment (1986)

Chapter: References

Suggested Citation:"References." National Research Council. 1986. The Earth's Electrical Environment. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/898.
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THUNDERSTORM ORIGINS, MORPHOLOGY, AND DYNAMICS 89 References Barnes, S. L., and C. W. Newton (1985). Thunderstorms in the synoptic setting, in Thunderstorm Morphology and Dynamics , E. Kessler, ed., 2nd edition, Univ. of Oklahoma Press, Norman, pp. 75-112 . Brandes, E. A. (1984). Relationship between radar derived thermodynamic variables and tornadogenesis, Mon. Weather Rev. 112 , 1033-1052 . Byers, H. R., and R. R. Braham (1949). The Thunderstorm , Report of The Thunderstorm Project, U.S. Weather Bureau, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 287 pp . Davies-Jones, R. P. (1985). Tornado dynamics, in Thunderstorm Morphology and Dynamics , E. Kessler, ed., 2nd edition, Univ. of Oklahoma Press, Norman, pp. 197-236 . Espy, J. P. (1841). The Philosophy of Storms , Charles C. Little and James Brown, Boston, Mass., 552 pp . Kessler, E., ed. (1985). Thunderstorm Morphology and Dynamics , 2nd edition, Univ. of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 415 pp . Ludlam, F. H. (1980). Clouds and Storms , Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, Pa., 405 pp . World Meteorological Organization (1953). World Distribution of Thunderstorm Days , WMO no. 21, part 2, Geneva, Switzerland, 71 pp. and maps.

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