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Hurricane force : tracking America's killer storms

Author: Joseph B Treaster
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Kingfisher, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the tragic Galveston storm of 1900 to Katrina and Rita in 2005, he investigates the weather factors necessary to spawn these meteorological monsters, how scientists define their possible paths and potential power, and the drastic effects and aftermaths when they impact coastal areas.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph B Treaster
ISBN: 9780753460863 0753460866
OCLC Number: 80558318
Notes: Uncorrected galley proof.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Joseph B Treaster.

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From the tragic Galveston storm of 1900 to Katrina and Rita in 2005, he investigates the weather factors necessary to spawn these meteorological monsters, how scientists define their possible paths and potential power, and the drastic effects and aftermaths when they impact coastal areas.

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