The Weather Identification Handbook

The Weather Identification Handbook

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Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive guide to predicting weather patterns covers cloud classification, optical phenomena, precipitation, wind, severe weather, satellite images, weather maps, and much, much more. Original.

Comprehensive advice on understanding and predicting weather patterns.

Globe Fearon Co
Comprehensive advice on understanding and predicting weather patterns.

What does it mean when there is a corona around the moon? How do you tell the difference between stratocumulus and nimbostratus clouds? THE WEATHER IDENTIFICATION HANDBOOK is an essential guide to the many different types of phenomena that may be observed, and also gives brief details of the weather that may be expected. The following topics are covered in a reader-friendly format:

Ø Cloud classification
Ø How to identify different cloud types and how they relate to forthcoming weather
Ø How clouds are formed
Ø Optical phenomena
Ø Precipitation
Ø Wind
Ø Severe weather
Ø Weather systems
Ø Satellite images and weather maps

Full of beautiful color photographs and diagrams, THE WEATHER IDENTIFICATION HANDBOOK is essential for the outdoor photographer, adventurer, or meteorological enthusiast. It is also perfect for any parent whose child asks the proverbial question, "Why is the sky blue?"

Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, 2003, c2002
ISBN: 9781585748570
Branch Call Number: 551.5 Dun
Characteristics: 192 p. : col. ill., maps


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