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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:

Ø Cloud classification

Ø How to identify different cloud types and how they relate to forthcoming weather

Ø How clouds are formed

Ø Optical phenomena

Ø Precipitation

Ø Wind

Ø Severe weather

Ø Weather systems

Ø 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?"

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-187) and index.

Synopsis:

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 designed to provide not only a comprehensive introduction to various phenomena but also the information that makes weather forecasting possible. Here, the weather is divided into easy-to-follow sections: 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, this book is essential for the outdoor photographer, adventurer, or meteorological enthusiast.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585748570
Author:
Dunlop, Storm
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Location:
Guilford, Conn.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Meteorology
Subject:
Weather
Subject:
Clouds
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology
Subject:
Nature Studies-General
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series Volume:
108-13
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full color throughout
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.75 in

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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 designed to provide not only a comprehensive introduction to various phenomena but also the information that makes weather forecasting possible. Here, the weather is divided into easy-to-follow sections: 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, this book is essential for the outdoor photographer, adventurer, or meteorological enthusiast.

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