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What size and shapes are raindrops? Where do they come from? What happens when sea and air meet? These and many other questions are probed by research scientist Duncan Blanchard in a book that takes readers into the realms of meteorology, oceanography, physics, chemistry, and volcanology. An exciting array of topics—The Flight of the Raindrops, The Surface of the Sea, A Volcano at the Surface of the Sea, and more—are presented in layman’s language in an easily digestible book enhanced with 57 photographs and illustrations. 1967 ed.

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A fascinating, easily digestible book that takes readers into the realms of meteorology, oceanography, physics, chemistry, and volcanology. "Packed with interesting and significant information." — Florida Scientist. 57 illustrations.

Synopsis:

A fascinating, easily digestible book that takes readers into the realms of meteorology, oceanography, physics, chemistry, and volcanology. "Packed with interesting and significant information." — Florida Scientist. 57 illustrations.

Synopsis:

What size and shapes are raindrops? Where do they come from? What happens when sea and air meet? These and many other questions take readers into the realms of meteorology, oceanography, physics, chemistry, and volcanology. "Packed with interesting and significant information."  — Florida Scientist. 57 photographs and illustrations.

Synopsis:

What size and shapes are raindrops? Where do they come from? What happens when sea and air meet? These and many other questions take readers into the realms of meteorology, oceanography, physics, chemistry, and volcanology. "Packed with interesting and significant information."  — Florida Scientist. 57 photographs and illustrations.

Table of Contents

1. The Flight of the Raindrops.

2. Who Says a Raindrop Is Tear-Shaped?

3. The Origin of Raindrops.

4. The Surface of the Sea.

5. Expulsion from Flatland.

6. Drops in the Air.

7. Something About Electricity.

8. Electricity from the Sea.

9. Volcanoes, Sea Water, and Electricity.

10. A Volcano at the Surface of the Sea.

Epilogue.

Suggested Reading.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486434872
Author:
Heinrich, Berton C., Jr.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Illustrator:
Heinrich, Berton C., Jr.
Author:
Biology
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Meteorology
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Volcanoes
Subject:
Rain and rainfall
Subject:
Ocean-atmosphere interaction
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology
Subject:
Biology-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Earth Science
Series Volume:
3170
Publication Date:
20040131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
57 illus and photos
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.55 lb

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A fascinating, easily digestible book that takes readers into the realms of meteorology, oceanography, physics, chemistry, and volcanology. "Packed with interesting and significant information." — Florida Scientist. 57 illustrations.
"Synopsis" by ,
A fascinating, easily digestible book that takes readers into the realms of meteorology, oceanography, physics, chemistry, and volcanology. "Packed with interesting and significant information." — Florida Scientist. 57 illustrations.
"Synopsis" by ,
What size and shapes are raindrops? Where do they come from? What happens when sea and air meet? These and many other questions take readers into the realms of meteorology, oceanography, physics, chemistry, and volcanology. "Packed with interesting and significant information."  — Florida Scientist. 57 photographs and illustrations.
"Synopsis" by ,
What size and shapes are raindrops? Where do they come from? What happens when sea and air meet? These and many other questions take readers into the realms of meteorology, oceanography, physics, chemistry, and volcanology. "Packed with interesting and significant information."  — Florida Scientist. 57 photographs and illustrations.
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