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An Observer's Guide to Clouds and Weather: A Northeastern Primer on Prediction
An Observer's Guide to Clouds and Weather: A Northeastern Primer on Prediction
by Toby Carlson
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Today, most people look down when they want to check the weather, peeking at cell phones or popping open a browser, instead of looking up at one of the most accessible weather predictors of all—the sky. Knowing what the atmosphere has in store... (read more)

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Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
by Erik Larson
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National Bestseller September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau failed to grasp the true meaning of the strange deep-sea swells and peculiar winds that... (read more)

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The Cloudspotter's Guide: The Science, History, and Culture of Clouds
The Cloudspotter's Guide: The Science, History, and Culture of Clouds
by Gavin Pretor-Pinney
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A quirky, clever guide for everyone who loves to look up. Where do clouds come from? Why do they look the way they do? And why have they captured the imagination of timeless artists, Romantic poets, and every kid who's ever held a crayon? Journalist and... (read more)

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The Weather of the Pacific Northwest
The Weather of the Pacific Northwest
by Cliff Mass
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University of Washington atmospheric scientist and popular radio commentator Cliff Mass unravels the intricacies of Northwest weather, from the mundane to the mystifying. Accessible descriptions and illustrations of complex phenomena explain how terrain... (read more)

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The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather
The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather
by Audubon
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Climate Into the 21st Century
Climate Into the 21st Century
by William Burroughs
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Climate: Into the 21st Century features an unrivalled collection of essays by the world?s leading meteorological experts. Compiled by an international team formed under the auspices of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), these fully integrated... (read more)

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Extreme Ice Now: Vanishing Glaciers and Changing Climate: A Progress Report
Extreme Ice Now: Vanishing Glaciers and Changing Climate: A Progress Report
by James Balog
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Using both time-lapse and conventional photography as well as digital video, the Extreme Ice Survey is the most extensive visual study ever conducted to illustrate the catastrophic melting of glacial ice. The result is a dramatic and timely demonstration... (read more)

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Eric Sloane's Weather Book
Eric Sloane's Weather Book
by Eric Sloane
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"Amateur weather forecasters (which includes just about everyone) will find this volume an informative and entertaining account of the why and how of the weather." — The Nation In simple language, Eric Sloane explains the whys and wherefores of... (read more)

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Ice Ages: Solving the Mystery
Ice Ages: Solving the Mystery
by John Imbrie
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This book tells the exciting story of the ice ages--what they were like, why they occurred, and when the next one is due. The solution to the ice age mystery originated when the National Science Foundation organized the CLIMAP project to study changes... (read more)

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Extreme Weather with CDROM (Complete Idiot's Guides)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Extreme Weather with CDROM (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Julie Bologna
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It’ll blow readers away. CD-ROM included! The past few years have delivered some of the most awesome and destructive weather patterns in history. From blistering heat and icy blasts, to hurricane winds and the Greenhouse Effect, The Compete Idiot’s... (read more)

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Aurora Watcher's Handbook
Aurora Watcher's Handbook
by Neil Davis
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In The Aurora Watcher's Handbook, renowned geophysicist and writer Neil Davis offers an essential book on the aurora borealis for seasoned stargazers and first-time aurora viewers alike. Davis begins with aurora basics, including viewing strategies... (read more)

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The Weather Factor: How Nature Has Changed History
The Weather Factor: How Nature Has Changed History
by Erik Durschmied
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From the author of "The Hinge Factor", a page-turning series of historical recreations revealing how the fate of humankind has been decided by the uncontrollable power of weather.S. forces in the South Pacific, torrential rain, brutal winters, monster... (read more)

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The Great Hurricane: 1938
The Great Hurricane: 1938
by Cherie Burns
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On the night of September 21, 1938, news on the radio was full of the invasion of Czechoslovakia. There was no mention of severe weather approaching New England. By the time oceanfront residents noticed an ominous yellow color in the sky, it was too late.... (read more)

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Tornado Hunter: Getting Inside the Most Violent Storms on Earth
Tornado Hunter: Getting Inside the Most Violent Storms on Earth
by Stefan Bechtel
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Like the deadly tornadoes it documents, this potent combination of high adventure and hard science is terrifyingly timely in our era of global warming and climate change. The Weather Channel, now America's most watched programming, has in recent years... (read more)

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The Weather Wizard's Cloud Book: A Unique Way to Predict the Weather Accurately and Easily by Reading the Clouds
The Weather Wizard's Cloud Book: A Unique Way to Predict the Weather Accurately and Easily by Reading the Clouds
by Louis D Rubin
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The Weather Wizard's Cloud Book offers a foolproof three-step system for predicting the weather. With amazing accuracy, this simple system can account for swiftly changing local weather developments more effectively than weather maps or official area... (read more)

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Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places
Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places
by Bill Streever
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From avalanches to glaciers, from seals to snowflakes, and from Shackleton's expedition to The Year Without Summer, Bill Streever journeys through history, myth, geography, and ecology in a year-long search for cold — real, icy, 40-below cold... (read more)

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Weird Weather
Weird Weather
by Paul Simons
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Frogs and fish raining down from the sky, giant ice bombs crashing into houses, cities floating in the sky, people glowing, a blue moon—the weather is much weirder than the forecasters make out it out to be. In this fascinating anthology, Paul... (read more)

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Freaks of the Storm: From Flying Cows to Stealing Thunder: The World's Strangest True Weather Stories
Freaks of the Storm: From Flying Cows to Stealing Thunder: The World's Strangest True Weather Stories
by Randy Cerveny
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In the course of his numerous talks and presentations to college and grade school students, civic clubs, and nursing homes, climatologist Randy Cerveny found that people of all ages are fascinated by the "unusual" and he seized on that fascination to... (read more)

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Future of Ice : Journey Into Cold (04 Edition)
Future of Ice : Journey Into Cold (04 Edition)
by Gretel Ehrlich
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This book was written out of Gretel Ehrlichs love for winter-for remote and cold places, for the ways winter frees our imagination and invigorates our feet, mind, and soul-and also out of the fear that our “democracy of gratification” has... (read more)

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Glaciers of North America: A Field Guide
Glaciers of North America: A Field Guide
by Sue A Ferguson
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Written with a sprightly sense of humor, Glaciers of North America is an intriguing, off-beat guide to glaciers.... (read more)

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