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Hurricanes : a reference handbook

Author: Patrick J Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2006.
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book presents a simple scientific explanation of how and why of these events, as well as case studies and the prevention and warning systems that have been created mankind.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fitzpatrick, Patrick J.
Hurricanes.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2006
(OCoLC)607734037
Online version:
Fitzpatrick, Patrick J.
Hurricanes.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2006
(OCoLC)607827752
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick J Fitzpatrick
ISBN: 1851096477 9781851096473 1851096523 9781851096527
OCLC Number: 61461676
Notes: Revised edition of: Natural disasters, hurricanes. c1999.
Description: xix, 412 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Background on hurricanes --
Problems, controversies, and solutions: hurricane destruction, forecasting, global warming controversy, mitigation, and insurance procedures --
Worldwide perspective --
Chronology --
Biographical sketches --
Data, opinions and letters --
Directory of organizations --
Print, nonprint, and internet resources.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: Patrick J. Fitzpatrick.
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This book presents a simple scientific explanation of how and why of these events, as well as case studies and the prevention and warning systems that have been created mankind.

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