The Handy Weather Answer Book

The Handy Weather Answer Book

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Baker & Taylor
Updated to include the latest advances in meteorology and climate change, a comprehensive reference covers all of the basic elements of weather and weather phenomena as well as the science of forecasting, in a guide that also evaluates the relationships between weather and oceanography, geology, and space science. Original.

Perseus Publishing
Fully updated with the latest advances in meteorology as well as an additional section on climate change, this comprehensive reference addresses all aspects of weather in an accessible questionandanswer format. All the basic elements of weather are discussed, as are all types of weather phenomena and the science of forecasting. In addition, the relationships between weather and oceanography, geology, and space science are expertly covered. Included are more than 1,000 questions and answers such as, Has a hurricane ever struck southern California? Could our oceans have originated in space? and What is bioclimatology? This resource is an ideal reference for students, teachers, and amateur meteorologists.


Book News
Michigan-based author and editor Hile has written a number of books on a wide range of subjects. His updated text offers students, teachers, and general readers an informative and entertaining reference on a topic we all talk about: weather. Presented in a question-and-answer format and illustrated with some 100 color photographs and reproductions, the text contains some 1,000 questions organized into 11 thematic sections: weather fundamentals; the atmosphere; heat and cold; clouds and precipitation; stormy weather; atmospheric phenomena; geography, oceanography, and weather; weather in space; humanity and the weather; climate change; and modern meteorology. Revisions from the first to second edition are not stated. Distributed by Independent Publishers Group. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Independent Publishing Group
Fully updated with the latest advances in meteorology as well as an additional section on climate change, this comprehensive reference addresses all aspects of weather in an accessible question-and-answer format. All the basic elements of weather are discussed, as are all types of weather phenomena and the science of forecasting. In addition, the relationships between weather and oceanography, geology, and space science are expertly covered. Included are more than 1,000 questions and answers such as, Has a hurricane ever struck southern California? Could our oceans have originated in space? and What is bioclimatology? This resource is an ideal reference for students, teachers, and amateur meteorologists.


Publisher: Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, 2009
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 1578592216
9781578592210
Branch Call Number: 551.6 HIL 2009
Characteristics: x, 325 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm

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Questions with answers. It is no fun just to read.

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