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Clouds

Nature and Culture

by Richard Hamblyn

<p>Clouds have been objects of delight and fascination throughout human history, their fleeting magnificence and endless variety having inspired scientists and daydreamers alike. Described by Aristophanes as “the patron goddesses of idle men,” ...

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Coastal Storms

Processes and Impacts

by Paolo Ciavola & Giovanni Coco

<p><strong>A comprehensive introduction to coastal storms and their associated impacts</strong></p> <p><em>Coastal Storms</em> offers students and professionals in the field a comprehensive overview and groundbreaking text that is specifically ...

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Complete Guide to Weather Satellites: NOAA Polar and Geostationary Satellites, GOES, POES, JPSS, DMSP, Potential Critical Gaps in Data, Program History, Military and Earth Observation, Forecasting

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique collection of government documents provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of current and planned American weather satellites, with material ...

ISBN: 9781310389382

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Drought

An Interdisciplinary Perspective

by Ben Cook

<p>Water is fundamental to all life. From the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, to the extreme water shortages that have struck California in recent years, modern societies often take its abundance for granted until it unexpectedly becomes scarce. Drought

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Drought Early Warning System

Identification of onset end magnitude (SPI And SPei) and Composite Index

by Muni Rathnam Pantula

This book encompasses the characterisation of meteorological drought by the newly invented index called “SPI Standardised Precipitation index” approved by World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in June 2011. It is a simple index with ...

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Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences

by North, Gerald R.

<p><i>Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, 2nd Edition</i> is an authoritative resource covering all aspects of atmospheric sciences, including both theory and applications. With more than 320 articles and 1,600 figures and photographs, this ...

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Energy and Global Climate Change

Bridging the Sustainable Development Divide

by Anilla Cherian

<p><em>Energy and Global Climate Change</em>: <em>Bridging the Sustainable Development Divide</em> focuses attention on two urgent global development challenges faced by the UN and its member states: access to sustainable energy for all, and ...

ISBN: 9781118845622

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Environmentalism Gone Mad

How a Sierra Club Activist and Senior EPA Analyst Discovered a Radical Green Energy Fantasy

by Alan Carlin

<p>Dr. Alan Carlin is an economist and physical scientist with degrees from Caltech and MIT and publications in both economics and climate/energy, who became actively involved in the environmental movement in the 1960s. This led to an almost 39 ...

ISBN: 9781941071144

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Equatorial Electrojet

by CAgodi Onwumechikli

<p>This is the first book to review all the fields of equatorial electrojet phenomena and their relevant theories in one volume. In certain relevant sections, the book discusses both the equatorial electrojet and the world-wide parts of the Sq ...

ISBN: 9781351449922

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Father Benito Viñes

The 19th-Century Life and Contributions of a Cuban Hurricane Observer and Scientist

by Luis E. Ramos Guadalupe

<p>Before Doppler radar and broadcast weather reports, Spanish-born Benito Viñes (1837–1893) spent decades observing the skies at Belen Observatory in colonial Cuba, routinely issuing weather reports and forecasts to local newspapers. And before

ISBN: 9781935704638

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Finding Trout in All Conditions: A Guide to Understanding Nature's Forces for Better Production on the Water

by Allen, Boots

An insider shares his secrets for more successful fly fishing. Based on his thirty-plus years of research here is a comprehensive examination of those often overlooked aspects of the natural world that impact trout, trout food and forage, and ...

ISBN: 9780871083296

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Fluid Dynamics of the Mid-Latitude Atmosphere

by Brian J. Hoskins & Ian N. James

<p>This book gives a coherent development of the current understanding of the fluid dynamics of the middle latitude atmosphere. It is primarily aimed at post-graduate and advanced undergraduate level students and does not assume any previous ...

ISBN: 9781118526040

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Furious Winds and Parched Islands

Tropical Cyclones (1558–1970) and Droughts (1722–1987) in the Pacific

by AnaMaria d’Aubert; Patrick D. Nunn

The modern understanding of climate extremes in the vast Pacific Ocean has been hampered by an incomplete picture of the incidence of such extremes in the past. For the first time in this book is given a largely complete account of extreme ...

ISBN: 9781469170091

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Geographical Information and Climatology

by Pierre Carrega

<p>This book includes two parts. The first part is more theoretical and general, and it covers fundamental principles: geospatial climate data measurement; spatial analysis, mapping and climate; geographical information, remote sensing and ...

ISBN: 9781118600429

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Global Warming

by Houghton, John T.

How much of global warming is due to human activities? How far will it be possible to adapt to changes of climate? John T. Houghton's definitive, full colour, guide to climate change answers these questions and more by providing the best and ...

ISBN: 9781316310335

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Hubris

The Troubling Science, Economics, and Politics of Climate Change

by Michael Hart

<p>This book explores problems and issues that have emerged in national and international discussion of policies to address climate change. It concludes that every solution put forward by the UN and activists poses more problems than might ever ...

ISBN: 9780994903815

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Human Caused Global Warming

by Tim Ball PhD

<p>This book examines the claims of human induced global warming made by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) using proper journalistic and investigative techniques. It explains how it was a premeditated, orchestrated deception, ...

ISBN: 9781773021317

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Hurricane Pioneer

Memoirs of Bob Simpson

by Robert H. Simpson & Neal M. Dorst

<p>In 1951, Robert H. Simpson lifted off in a specially-equipped plane, flying directly into the path of a storm that would send most people running for cover. For more than four hours he observed Typhoon Marge from its eerily calm eye, later ...

ISBN: 9781940033884

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Hurricanes of the Gulf of Mexico

by Keim, Barry D.

<P>Hurricanes of the Gulf of Mexico presents a comprehensive history and analysis of the hurricanes that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico from the 1800s to the present, reporting each hurricane's point of origin, oceanic and atmospheric ...

ISBN: 9780807136676

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Hydrometeorological Hazards

Interfacing Science and Policy

by Philippe Quevauviller

<p>Recent hydrometeorological extreme events have highlighted the increased exposure and vulnerability of societies and the need to strengthen the knowledge-base of related policies. Current research is focused on improving forecasting, ...

ISBN: 9781118629543

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