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Due to the weather : ways the elements affect our lives

Author: Abraham Resnick
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hundreds of meteorological events, expository facts, and anecdotes are presented to demonstrate the diverse methods people take in coping with or adjusting to the weather.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Resnick, Abraham.
Due to the weather.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606204757
Online version:
Resnick, Abraham.
Due to the weather.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606440374
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Resnick
ISBN: 031331344X 9780313313448
OCLC Number: 43186002
Description: xi, 220 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Different Kinds of Weather Elements --
Avalanches --
Clouds --
Droughts --
Dust Storms --
Floods --
Fog --
Hail --
Humidity --
Hurricanes/Typhoons --
Ice --
Lightning/Thunder --
Monsoons --
Mudslides --
Rainfall --
Snow --
Sunshine --
Temperatures (Cold) --
Temperatures (Hot) --
Tornadoes --
Winds --
How Weather Affects Us --
Business --
Clothing --
Crime --
Customs --
Health --
History --
Migration --
Shelter --
Sports and Recreation --
Transportation.
Responsibility: Abraham Resnick.

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This guide shows not only what causes particular weather events such as avalanches and droughts but also how the weather affects such aspects of our daily lives as business and health. It describes  Read more...

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