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The Usborne Internet-linked introduction to weather & climate change

Author: Laura Howell; Joanne Kirkby; Karen Tomlins; Laura Hammonds; Keith Furnival
Publisher: London : Usborne ; Tulsa, Okla. : EDC Pub., 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn what causes the wild, wonderful and sometimes weird weather we experience every day. Delve into the controversy of global warming, and learn how people may affect the weather. Explains the natural forces behind the weather and investigates the conditions that may be bringing about changes in the climate.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Howell; Joanne Kirkby; Karen Tomlins; Laura Hammonds; Keith Furnival
ISBN: 0794506291 9780794506292
OCLC Number: 54058229
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 95 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: What makes the weather? --
Earth and its weather --
Varied climate --
Sun --
Atmosphere --
Greenhouse gases --
Greenhouse effect --
Global warming --
Climate zones --
Local climates --
Water and oceans --
Clouds --
Cloud types --
Water in the air --
Weather and air --
Winds --
Air Masses and fronts --
Extreme weather --
Studying weather --
Weather forecasting --
Clues to past climates --
Natural change --
Gradual climate change --
Cooling earth --
Icy earth --
Climate and living things --
People and their needs --
What we can do --
Future --
Disagreement --
Climate data --
Test yourself.
Other Titles: Usborne Internet-linked introduction to weather and climate change
Introduction to weather & climate change
Introduction to weather and climate change
Responsibility: Laura Howell ; designed by Joanne Kirkby, Karen Tomlins and Laura Hammonds ; digital imagery and illustrations by Keith Furnival.

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Learn what causes the wild, wonderful and sometimes weird weather we experience every day. Delve into the controversy of global warming, and learn how people may affect the weather. Explains the natural forces behind the weather and investigates the conditions that may be bringing about changes in the climate.

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