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The AMS weather book : the ultimate guide to America's weather /

by Williams, Jack; American Meteorological Society.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009Description: xi, 316 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780226898988 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226898989 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Weather -- Popular works | Climatology -- Popular works | Meteorology -- Popular works
Contents:
Introduction -- Earth's energy -- Winds and currents -- Water -- Global patterns -- Earth observers -- Weather forecasting -- Thunderstorms and tornadoes -- Mesoscale weather -- Tropical cyclones -- Under the radar -- Weather and climate threats.
Summary: Discusses the variety of weather patterns found in America, introduces the science behind meteorology, and answers common weather questions.
Item type Location Call number Copy Status Date due
BOOK BOOK Mesa Lab QC981.2 .W55 2009 (Browse shelf) 1 Available
BOOK BOOK Mesa Lab QC981.2 .W55 2009 (Browse shelf) 2 Available

"Copublished with the American Meteorological Society."

Includes index.

Introduction -- Earth's energy -- Winds and currents -- Water -- Global patterns -- Earth observers -- Weather forecasting -- Thunderstorms and tornadoes -- Mesoscale weather -- Tropical cyclones -- Under the radar -- Weather and climate threats.

Discusses the variety of weather patterns found in America, introduces the science behind meteorology, and answers common weather questions.

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