By: Weldon-Owen

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Used; Very Good. "Weather" is lavishly illustrated with spectacular photographs and illustrations. This fascinating guide explains the mechanics of weather--how patterns of weather occur around the globe and at a local level. It shows you how to intrepret weather signs in the sky and weather maps in the media. It reveals how climate is the key to understanding the landscapes and the flora and fauna around us. It also describes how human activities have altered the weather and how the weather has affected us. From intrepid pioneers in hot-air balloons to today's scientists interpreting data from satellites, "Weather" charts the development of meteorology. It discusses the current thinking on global warming, and explains the limitations of weather forecasting. For the ameteur weather-watcher, there are tips on keeping a weather log and using meteorological instruments. . 1999. HARDCOVER.

Title: Weather

Author Name: Weldon-Owen

Categories: Reference,

Publisher: 1999

ISBN Number: 0809493748

ISBN Number 13: 9780809493746


Book Condition: Used; Very Good

Seller ID: 9780809493746