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Climatology

By: A. Austin Miller

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Methuen: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 241756

Condition: Good Condition


With 82 maps and diagrams. 318 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Meteorology; Inventory No: 241756. Hardcover View more info

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An Introduction to Atmospheric Thermodynamics

By: Anastasios A. Tsonis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Cambridge University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 247717

ISBN: 0521796768

Condition: Near Fine Condition


A Short Course in Atmospheric Thermodynamics is a self-contained, concise but rigorous book introducing the reader to the basics of the subject. Introductory chapters provide basic definitions and some useful mathematical and physical notes. Following a treatment of the fundamental laws of classical thermodynamics, the book describes topics including the properties of moist air and atmospheric stability. Thermodynamic diagrams are used as tools in the forecasting of stor... View more info

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The Cloudspotter's Guide

By: Gavin Pretor-Pinney

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Sceptre: 2006

Seller ID: 247919

ISBN: 0340895896

Condition: Near Fine Condition


'The clouds are nature's poetry, and the most egalitarian of her displays, since everyone has an equally fantastic view of them. Clouds are for dreamers, and their contemplation benefits the soul. Yet their beauty is so everyday as to be in danger of being overlooked ...' Gavin Pretor Pinney is the chairman and founder member of the Cloud Appreciation Society. He contends that we are blessed in this country with a uniquely rich and varied cloudscape, which has hitherto b... View more info

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Great Storms [The Deep Sea Library]

By: L. G. Carr Laughton and V. Heddon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, William Farquhar:

Seller ID: 230483

Condition: Good Condition


254 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Meteorology; History; History. Inventory No: 230483. Hardcover View more info

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Understanding Weatherfax: A Guide to Forecasting Weather from Radio and Internet Fax Charts

By: Mike Harris

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Adlard Coles Nautical: 2002

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 247633

ISBN: 0713661224

Condition: Near Fine Condition


A guide to procedures and techniques for receiving weatherfax charts and satellite images. It explains how to interpret the information from these charts and images into meaningful weather forecasts. The author seeks to unravel the mysteries of the synoptic chart and the information it contains, and shows how to interpret early warning signs of storm development from satellite pictures. There are case studies on the 1991 Perfect Storm" and the 1998 Sydney to Hobart R... View more info

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Weather Rage [Science Spectra]

By: Ross Reynolds

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Taylor & Francis: 2003

Seller ID: 247478

ISBN: 0415369827

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Some atmospheric disturbances produce the kind of extreme weather events making the national and international new headlines on a regular basis. Just about everyone is interested in knowing more about hurricanes, typhoons and tornadoes. There is often confusion about whether or not they are the same thing and whether, for example, we can control these extremely violent phenomena. Thunder and lightning affect many people but how many of us understand what generates such m... View more info