Gary Lackmann is professor of atmospheric sciences in the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences at North Carolina State University. Brian E. Mapes is professor of meteorology and physical oceanography at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences of the University of Miami. Kevin R. Tyle is a senior programmer analyst in the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at the University of Albany, State University of New York.
"Lackmann fulfills a desperate need among today's students and teachers. No book has more approached Rossby's vision of a bridge across the gap between theory and observation than Midlatitude Synoptic Meteorology."--Dave Schultz, University of Manchester "on the companion textbook"