A comprehensive, colourful and accessible introduction to meteorology, its past, present and future.
This is a fascinating guide to the mechanics of weather – how patterns of weather occur around the globe and at local level. It shows you how to interpret weather signs in the sky and weather charts in the media. It reveals how climate is the key to understanding the landscapes and the flora and fauna around us. It highlights what man has done to the weather, and how the weather has affcted us.
Lavishly illustrated with spectacular photographs, charts and diagrams, this is the book to help you understand all aspects of the weather, from a historical, scientific and practical point of view.
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Weather is a universal topic
Greetings from Down Under. I am the fifth author and Consultant Editor of the book, and like Eleanor greatly enjoyed the experience. It was fun having contibutors scattered around the world, in USA, UK and in my case, Australia. Tell me what you think by e-mailing me. "Everyone talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it" -Mark Twain.
The international team of contributors come from Britain, Australia and the United States.
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Book Description Collins, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002200643