A colourful and accessible guide to meteorology, suitable for the absolute beginner
The weather is always with us and, even in this modern age, affects nearly everything that we do. But how is the weather forecast, and how do you read weather maps? Wild Guide Weather answers these questions and many more, helping you to understand what's happening in the sky. All aspects of the weather are covered in easy-to-follow sections, including:
• How to identify cloud types and other atmospheric phenomena
• How clouds are formed
• Colours in the sky and optical phenomena
• How rain is produced
• Wind and weather systems – how they move and develop
• Why weather differs from region to region
• How to interpret satellite images
Highly illustrated with photographs, satellite images and diagrams, Wild Guide Weather is the perfect introduction to our ever-changing weather.
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Storm Dunlop, author of Gem Photoguide Weather and How to Identify Weather, has written numerous other books and articles on both astronomy and meteorology. Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and the Royal Meteorological Society, he also teaches adult education classes, and gives lectures and talks.From the Back Cover:
An authoritative guide to observing and predicting the weather.
Descriptions of all weather types, including clouds and optical phenomena.
Tips on interpreting satellite images and weather maps.
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Book Description COLLINS, 2004. Book Condition: New. 1ST. Get to Know the Natural World. 256 pages pb. 6.5" x 4". Plastic cover. Fine. New COLLINS WILD GUIDE. Bookseller Inventory # 2197