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Author: John D Cox
Publisher: Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, ©2000.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A handy reference to the awesome forces of nature we witness every day. For anyone who is dazzled by dramatic displays of wind, thunder, and lightning, Weather For Dummies is an indispensable guide to the basic science behind these daily phenomena. From frontal systems to jet streams, this book gives you the tools you need to understand the climate around you. It includes: explanations fo the hottest weather topics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Popular works
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cox, John D., 1943-
Weather for dummies.
Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, ©2000
(DLC) 00104218
(OCoLC)45131115
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John D Cox
ISBN: 9781118053607 1118053605
OCLC Number: 811247707
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 358 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Part 1. What in the World Is Weather? --
1. Forecasts and Forecasting --
2. Behind the Air Wars. --
3. Land, Sea, and Precipitation: Is This Any Way to Run a Planet? --
Part 2. Braving the Elements. --
4. Blowing in the Winds. --
5. Getting Cirrus. --
6. Climate Is What You Expect; Weather Is What You Get. --
7. The Greatest Storms on Earth. --
Part 3. Some Seasonable Explanations. --
8. The Ways of Winter. --
9. Twists and Turns of Spring. --
10. Extremely Summer. --
11. Falling for Autumn. --
Part 4. The Special Effects. --
12. Taking Care of the Air. --
13. Up in the Sky! Look! --
14 Try This at Home. --
Part 5. The Part of Tens. --
15. Ten (Or So) Biggest U.S. Weather Disasters of the 20th Century. --
16. Ten (Or So) Worst World Weather Disasters of the 20th Century. --
17. Ten Crafty Critters. --
18. Ten Grand Old Weather Proverbs.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by John D. Cox.
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What's going on up there when the rain falls, when the wind blows, when the clouds roll in and the lightning flashes? How do hurricanes arise and where to tornadoes come from? Why do seasonal  Read more...

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