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Some atmospheric disturbances produce the kind of extreme weather events making the national and international new headlines on a regular basis. Just about everyone is interested in knowing more about hurricanes, typhoons and tornadoes. There is often confusion about whether or not they are the same thing and whether, for example, we can control these extremely violent phenomena. Thunder and lightning affect many people but how many of us understand what generates such massive electrical discharges and why they occur more at some times of year than at others?

A popular addition to the Science Spectra Series, Weather Rage explains the origin and nature of different types of weather observed across many areas of the world - and those that occur on different 'scales'. Presenting an in-depth look at the main factors underlying weather, this book will be an extremely useful guide for all meteorology students and practitioners as well as a source of reference for all those with an interest in the weather.

Synopsis:

Just about everyone is interested in knowing more about hurricanes, typhoons and tornadoes. Thunder and lightning affect many people but how many of us understand what generates such massive electrical discharges and why they occur more at some times of year than at others? A popular addition to the Science Spectra Series, Weather Rage explains the origin and nature of different types of weather observed across many areas of the world. Presenting an in-depth look at the main factors underlying weather, this book will be an extremely useful guide for all meteorology students and practitioners as well as a source of reference for all those with an interest in the weather.

Table of Contents

Wind, cloud, rain and blizzard — Furious tropical winds — Middle latitude storms — Lightning, thunder, torrent and fire — Tornadoes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415369824
Author:
Reynolds, Ross
Publisher:
CRC Press
Location:
London
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Weather
Subject:
Severe storms.
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology
Subject:
Physics-Meteorology
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Science Spectra
Series Volume:
107-484
Publication Date:
20030231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.10x6.40x.29 in. .62 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Just about everyone is interested in knowing more about hurricanes, typhoons and tornadoes. Thunder and lightning affect many people but how many of us understand what generates such massive electrical discharges and why they occur more at some times of year than at others? A popular addition to the Science Spectra Series, Weather Rage explains the origin and nature of different types of weather observed across many areas of the world. Presenting an in-depth look at the main factors underlying weather, this book will be an extremely useful guide for all meteorology students and practitioners as well as a source of reference for all those with an interest in the weather.
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