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Lightning kills more people in North America than tornadoes, hurricanes, or floods. Hikers, campers, and golfers will learn to stay safe when lightning strikesPractical safety strategies for everyone who recreates or works outdoorsA quick, highly-informative read with interesting anecdotes, myths, and lore about lightningWritten by award-winning author and meteorologist Jeff RennerDiscover the risks of thunder, thunderstorm winds, lightning, and flashfloods. Lightning Strikes reviews how thunderstorms form, explains the different types of storms, and provides a guide for staying safe using the four As (Anticipate, Assess, Act, and Aid). Interwoven throughout the text are thought-provoking questions to help readers assess dangerous situations and form strategies to make sound decisions.Lightning Strikes livens its safety advice with often-humorous lore dating back to ancient Greece. This useful how-to book will appeal to anyone who spends time outdoors - hikers, climbers, golfers, construction workers - and has felt threatened by lightning.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780898867886
Author:
Renner, Jeff
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books
Location:
Seattle, WA
Subject:
Outdoor Skills
Subject:
Meteorology
Subject:
Safety
Subject:
Thunderstorms
Subject:
Outdoor recreation
Subject:
Lightning
Subject:
Severe storms.
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology
Subject:
Outdoors-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
107-127
Publication Date:
20020431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.25x5.30x.35 in. .49 lbs.

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