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Extreme weather : understanding the science of hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, heat waves, snow storms, global warming and other atmospheric disturbances

Author: H Michael Mogil
Publisher: New York, NY : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the how's and why's behind the planet's most devastating natural events, including hurricanes, floods, tidal waves, tornadoes, and heat waves.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mogil, H. Michael.
Extreme weather.
New York, NY : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, ©2007
(OCoLC)647110837
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H Michael Mogil
ISBN: 9781579127435 1579127436 9781579128340 1579128343
OCLC Number: 154674377
Description: v, 304 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Record keeping --
Is the weather really getting worse? --
Winter storms --
Hurricanes and other tropical cyclones --
Thunderstorms --
Tornados --
Lightning --
Hail --
Floods --
Deserts and dust storms --
Droughts --
Forest and wild fires --
Heatwaves --
Coldwaves --
High winds --
Air quality --
Volcanoes --
Climate change past, present and future.
Responsibility: H Michael Mogil.
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Looks at the how's and why's behind the planet's most devastating natural events, including hurricanes, floods, tidal waves, tornadoes, and heat waves.

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