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Encyclopedia of climate and weather

Author: Stephen Henry Schneider
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
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This is a multidiscipline encyclopedia set that brings together practical and scientific issues related to the modern study of weather. Scientific principles from physics, chemistry, astronomy, and ecology are applies to agriculture, forestry, recreation, aviation, shipping and human health. Coverage includes biomes, fuels, forests, oceans, glaciers and energy systems. History, political science and literature are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of climate and weather.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)604572621
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Henry Schneider
ISBN: 0195094859 9780195094855 0195104404 9780195104400 0195104412 9780195104417
OCLC Number: 32819352
Awards: Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 1996.
Description: 2 v. (xvi, 929 p.) : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: V. 1. A-K --
v. 2. L-Z.
Other Titles: Climate and weather
Responsibility: Stephen H. Schneider, editor in chief.
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A comprehensive two-volume reference work on meteorological phenomena around the globe which includes 300 entries, alphabetically arranged, covering every aspect of climate and weather.  Read more...

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"At 929 pages, the Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather will take up about as much space on your shelf as the phone book. However, for many multidisciplinary researchers, teachers, and students it Read more...

 
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