skip to content
The cloud book : how to understand the skies Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The cloud book : how to understand the skies

Author: Richard Hamblyn; Great Britain. Meteorological Office.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio ; Newton Abbot : David & Charles, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Identifies every cloud type and related phenomena, as well as its implications for the weather. Features a detailed introduction on the history of cloud classification--how it came about, the challenge involved with naming transitional forms in nature and how it was overcome. Stunning images from the Met Office's archive enliven the text.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hamblyn, Richard, 1965-
Cloud book.
Cincinnati, Ohio ; Newton Abbot : David & Charles, 2008
(OCoLC)892873600
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hamblyn; Great Britain. Meteorological Office.
ISBN: 9780715328088 0715328085
OCLC Number: 181422495
Notes: Published in association with the Met Office.
Description: 157 pages : color illustrations ; 17 x 25 cm
Contents: Introduction; The Classification System & its History; Glossary; Low Clouds; Medium Clouds; High Clouds; Special Clouds and Other Phenomena; Clouds and Climate Change; Quick Cloud Identifier; Acknowledgments; Index.
Responsibility: Richard Hamblyn.

Abstract:

A guide to the clouds, helping you to identify various cloud types and related phenomena, and understand its implications for the weather. It follows a logical progression from low clouds to the high  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/181422495> # The cloud book : how to understand the skies
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "181422495" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/967069557#Place/newton_abbot> ; # Newton Abbot
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/967069557#Place/cincinnati_ohio> ; # Cincinnati, Ohio
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/551.576/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/967069557#Topic/bewolkung> ; # Bewölkung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/967069557#Topic/cloud_forecasting> ; # Cloud forecasting
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/967069557#Topic/clouds> ; # Clouds
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/967069557#Topic/meteorologische_beobachtung> ; # Meteorologische Beobachtung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/967069557#Topic/wolke> ; # Wolke
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/158274286> ; # Great Britain. Meteorological Office.
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/29764896> ; # Richard Hamblyn
    schema:datePublished "2008" ;
    schema:description "Identifies every cloud type and related phenomena, as well as its implications for the weather. Features a detailed introduction on the history of cloud classification--how it came about, the challenge involved with naming transitional forms in nature and how it was overcome. Stunning images from the Met Office's archive enliven the text."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/967069557> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/892873600> ;
    schema:name "The cloud book : how to understand the skies"@en ;
    schema:productID "181422495" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/181422495#PublicationEvent/cincinnati_ohio_newton_abbot_david_&_charles_2008> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/967069557#Agent/david_&_charles> ; # David & Charles
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780715328088> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA792955> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/181422495> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/967069557#Agent/david_&_charles> # David & Charles
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "David & Charles" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/967069557#Place/cincinnati_ohio> # Cincinnati, Ohio
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cincinnati, Ohio" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/967069557#Topic/cloud_forecasting> # Cloud forecasting
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cloud forecasting"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/967069557#Topic/meteorologische_beobachtung> # Meteorologische Beobachtung
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Meteorologische Beobachtung"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/158274286> # Great Britain. Meteorological Office.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Great Britain. Meteorological Office." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/29764896> # Richard Hamblyn
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1965" ;
    schema:familyName "Hamblyn" ;
    schema:givenName "Richard" ;
    schema:name "Richard Hamblyn" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780715328088>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0715328085" ;
    schema:isbn "9780715328088" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/892873600>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Cloud book." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/181422495> ; # The cloud book : how to understand the skies
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.