Weather for dummies / by John D. Cox.
- 7 of 9 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
- 0 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.
1 current hold with 9 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Macon County Public Library||551.5 C (Text)||39493109344699||Adult New Nonfiction||Checked out||05/25/2021|
- ISBN: 9781119806776
- ISBN: 1119806771
- ISBN: 1119811007
- ISBN: 9781119811008
- Physical Description: xxiv, 368 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 
- Copyright: ©2021
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Part 1. What in the World Is Weather? -- 1. Forecasts and Forecasting -- 2. Behind the Air Wars. -- 3. Land, Sea, and Precipitation: Is This Any Way to Run a Planet? -- Part 2. Braving the Elements. -- 4. Blowing in the Winds. -- 5. Getting Cirrus. -- 6. Climate Is What You Expect; Weather Is What You Get. -- 7. The Greatest Storms on Earth. -- Part 3. Some Seasonable Explanations. -- 8. The Ways of Winter. -- 9. Twists and Turns of Spring. -- 10. Extremely Summer. -- 11. Falling for Autumn. -- Part 4. The Special Effects. -- 12. Taking Care of the Air. -- 13. Up in the Sky! Look! -- 14. Try This at Home. -- Part 5. The Part of Tens. -- 15. Ten (Or So) Biggest U.S. Weather Disasters of the 20th Century. -- 16. Ten (Or So) Worst World Weather Disasters of the 20th Century. -- 17. Ten Crafty Critters. -- 18. Ten Grand Old Weather Proverbs.
"A handy reference to the awesome forces of nature we witness every day. For anyone who is dazzled by dramatic displays of wind, thunder, and lightning, Weather For Dummies is an indispensable guide to the basic science behind these daily phenomena. From frontal systems to jet streams, this book gives you the tools you need to understand the climate around you. It includes: explanations for the hottest weather topics including El Nino, global warming, and more; a color insert filled with weather maps and photos of weather phenomena; resources such as Web sites, weather organizations, and publications; fascinating information on clouds--from the wispy cirrus to the bubbling mammatus; and fun weather experiments anyone can do"--Publisher's description.
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