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THE WEATHER IDENTIFICATION HANDBOOK
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THE WEATHER IDENTIFICATION HANDBOOK

Author: Storm Dunlop
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), Jul 2003
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 1-58574-857-9

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Comprehensive advice on understanding & predicting weather patterns. Full Color; 5x8 inches, 192 pgs.

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

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Storm Dunlop
is a translator, editor, lecturer, and author of many books including Astronomy: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Night Sky and The Oxford Dictionary of Weather. He is Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and the Royal Meteorological Society.


 
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