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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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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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The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather
The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather
by Audubon
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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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Life, Temperature, and the Earth: The Self-Organizing Biosphere (Methods and Cases in Conservation Science)
Life, Temperature, and the Earth: The Self-Organizing Biosphere (Methods and Cases in Conservation Science)
by David Schwartzman
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"Life, Temperature, and the Earth" analyzes and modifies important aspects of the Gaia hypothesis in light of geochemical, geophysical, mathematical, and paleontological data that were either ignored or unavailable when the hypothesis was developed... (read more)

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Weather of the Pacific Northwest (08 Edition)
Weather of the Pacific Northwest (08 Edition)
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 Weather Identification Handbook
The Weather Identification Handbook
by Storm Dunlop
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Comprehensive advice on understanding and predicting weather... (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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Ice: The Nature, the History, and the Uses of an Astonishing Substance
Ice: The Nature, the History, and the Uses of an Astonishing Substance
by Mariana Gosnell
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Like the adventurer who circled an iceberg to see it on all sides, Mariana Gosnell, former Newsweek reporter and author of Zero Three Bravo, a book about flying a small plane around the United States, explores ice in all its complexity, grandeur, and... (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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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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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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Aurora Watcher's Handbook
Aurora Watcher's Handbook
by Neil Davis
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Neil Davis's decades-long involvement with the aurora extends beyond study and research. He has also been explaining this magnificent phenomenon to diverse audiences, sharing the knowledge with his graduate students and his grandchildren, with his fellow... (read more)

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The Future of Ice: A Journey Into Cold
The Future of Ice: A Journey Into Cold
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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Dr. George: My Life in Weather
Dr. George: My Life in Weather
by George Fischbeck
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Not only has George Fischbeck had a long career as an award-winning journalist and educator, he has also helped raise millions of dollars for a variety of charitable causes. His story is all here, and the best part is what the fewest people know: the... (read more)

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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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Storm Chaser: In Pursuit of Untamed Skies
Storm Chaser: In Pursuit of Untamed Skies
by Warren Faidley
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While most people avoid dangerous storms, award-winning photojournalist/professional storm-chaser Warren Faidley spends his life intentionally trying to get as close to them as possible. Now, Faidley shares a vivid, personal account of confronting some... (read more)

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