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Exploring the Weather


Συγγραφέας: Clegg Brian
Εκδότης: Vivays Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781908126436
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 176
Διαστάσεις: 25x2x20
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2013

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Exploring the Weather"

We always complain about the weather no matter if it is hot and sunny or wet and cold. But weather can all too easily make the difference between plenty and famine, survival and death. Technically the term 'weather' refers to the condition of the atmosphere in a particular place and time as opposed to climate, which refers to the overall tendency of an area. So while today the weather might be hot and sunny, the climatic tendency may actually be cool and wet. This fascinating book covers all aspects of the weather from the beauty of clouds, auroras and sunsets to the awe-inspiring and often terrifying tornadoes, typhoons and lightning storms that affect many parts of our Earth. The author guides you through the process of forecasting weather, what causes various weather conditions, the impact of solar flares, the threat of climate change and finally urges us to look again at the wonder surrounding us. Clearly written and extensively illustrated, this book is for students, for amateur meteorologists or for anyone who wants to learn more about the weather that affects us all.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Clegg Brian
Κατηγορία: επιστημονικά
ISBN: 9781908126436
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 24/04/2013
Εκδότης: Vivays Publishing Ltd
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 176
Τόπος έκδοσης: London
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 885 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 25x2x20 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: 130 Colour, 10 B&W

Περιεχόμενα

Contents: Introduction; Predicting the inevitable; Weather goes scientific; Cloud cover; The power of the Sun; Rain, rain; The white stuff; Hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons; Drought Tornadoes; Thunder and lightning; Weather from space; Challenging the climate; The wonder of weather.

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