Looking for resources on micro and mesoscale meteorology

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My wife got me hang gliding lessons for Christmas, which I'm going to take this summer. In preparation I'd like to learn what I can about atmospheric behavior on scales of a few meters to a few kilometers. I've found small isolated sources with tidbits of information, but nothing with any real depth or breadth.

Any suggestions?
 

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After looking over that course for just a couple of minutes, my first impression is that's exactly what I was looking for. :)
Thanks!
 
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Understanding the Sky by Dennis Pagen is aimed at glider and other sport pilots. It deals almost exclusively with small-scale micrometeorological phenomena and their impact on flight. Very useful book and probably the best treatment of the subject from an applied point of view.
 

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