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The Facts On File Weather and Climate Handbook
  • Authored by: Michael Allaby
  • From the Series: Science Handbook
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  • ISBN-10: 1438109601
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-0960-2
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 06/01/2002
  • Dewey Number: 551.6
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 304

Summary

Topics covered include:

  • Area Forecast
  • Bioclimatology
  • Dust Bowl
  • Greenhouse Gas
  • La Niña
  • Severe-storm Observation
  • Veil of Cloud.
Biographies include:
  • Svante Arrhenius
  • Christoph Buys Ballot
  • Francis Beaufort
  • Anders Celsius
  • Vagn Ekman
  • Jean-Baptiste Fourier
  • George Hadley
  • Daniel Rutherford
  • Alfred Wegener.
Table, charts, and diagrams include:
  • Albedo
  • Cloud Classification
  • Cyclone Names
  • Distribution of Fresh Water
  • Mean Snow Line
  • Physics and Chemistry of the Atmosphere
  • Saffir/Simpson Hurricane Scale
  • SI Units and Conversions
  • UV Index.

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Reviews and Awards

"This work is a comprehensive, handy reference tool for weather and climate. The glossary is especially comprehensive and well worth the modest price of the volume...easy to read...This work is recommended for all reference collections."
American Reference Books Annual

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