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CHAPTER 1 Weather Analysis: TheTools of theTrade 13 CO o Q. E months to weeks 0.000001 km 1 km < Microscale *■ <~ 10 km 100 km 1000 km 10000 km - Mesoscale < Synoptic Scale FIGURE 1.8 Spatial Scales The spatial and temporal scales of various weather phenomena. TABLE 1.4 Some Metric (SI) Orders of Magnitude Prefix Abbreviation Value Regular Notation Scientific Notation tera T one trillion 1 000 000 000 000 = 10 12 giga G
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Unformatted text preview: 1 000 000 000 = 10 9 mega M one million 1 000 000 = 10 6 kilo k one thousand 1 000 = 10 3 hecto h one hundred 100 = 10 2 deka da ten 10 = 10 1 one 1 = 10 deci d one tenth 0.1 = 10&quot; 1 centi c one hundredth 0,01 = 1Q&quot; 2 m ill i m one thousandth 0.001 = 10&quot; 3 micro u one millionth 0.000 001 = 10&quot; 6 nano n one billionth 0.000 000 001 = io-9 pico P one trillionth 0.000 000 000 001 = 10' 12...
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